Caitlyn Keo

Caitlyn Keo is a Ph.D. student in Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. Her research interests are in labor economics and human development. Some of her recent work has been on the returns to higher education for American Indian and Alaskan Native students and outcomes for Syrian refugees in Jordan. Caitlyn also works on

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Household Vulnerability and Resilience in Egypt: The Role of Social Policies

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Rania Roushdy and Imane Helmy Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/household-vulnerability-and-resilience-in-egypt-the-role-of-social-policies/ Key questions: What are the shocks experienced by Egyptian households and how did they cope? How do social programs in Egypt mitigate the vulnerability of poor households? Read more at original...

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Imane Helmy

Imane is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the German University in Cairo. She is a consultant for international organizations including the World Bank, UNICEF and International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC). Previously, she worked at the United Nations Development Progarmme (UNDP) on supporting different projects and flagship reports addressing poverty alleviation, social justice...

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Egypt: Asasif Cemetery and the Mysterious Truth

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Hussein Duqeil Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-asasif-cemetery-and-the-mysterious-truth/ The announcement of one of the biggest and most important archaeological discoveries of the past 100 years, as described by the Ministry of Antiquities, continues to preoccupy specialists and those concerned in archaeological discoveries –...

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Israeli Gas Export Route to Egypt Finalized

Source: Washington Institute Author(s): Simon Henderson Original Link:  https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/israeli-gas-export-route-to-egypt-finalized The two countries still need to resolve longer-term questions about international export options and energy contracts with Jordan, but the latest step toward reopening the pipeline is encouraging. Read more at original...

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Simon Henderson

Baker FellowDirector, Bernstein Program on Gulf and Energy Policy Simon Henderson is the Baker fellow at The Washington Institute and director of the Institute’s Bernstein Program on Gulf and Energy Policy, specializing in energy matters and the conservative Arab states of the Persian Gulf. https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/experts/view/henderson-simon

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Art of the Egyptian Revolution

Source: Atlantic Council Author(s): N/A Original Link:  https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/egypts-protests-art-of-the-revolution/ Protests in Egypt started in earnest on September 20 this year, invoking images of similar protests that dominated Tahrir Square in the spring of 2011. The recent protests lasted until mid-October and were sparked by perceptions of widespread...

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When the Procedural is Political

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Nathan J. Brown Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/80301 In Egypt today there is little room for politics on issues in which the regime has staked out clear positions or that are deemed to be connected to security. But there is still room for vigorous debate over matters that might seem mundane, but are still consequential for Egyptians,

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In wake of government crackdown, Egypt lobbies for support ahead of major UN human rights review

Source: Madamasr Author(s):  Asmahan Soliman and Mostafa Mohie Original Link: https://madamasr.com/en/2019/11/11/feature/politics/in-wake-of-government-crackdown-egypt-lobbies-for-support-ahead-of-major-un-human-rights-review/ Egypt is “fully prepared” to face all the accusations it expects will be brought against it at the Universal Periodic Review session scheduled to be held at the United...

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