Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

Djavad Salehi‐Isfahani received in PhD in Economics from Harvard University and taught at the University of Pennsylvania (1977–1984) before joining the faculty at Virginia Tech, where he is currently Professor of Economics. He is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Global Economy and Development, the Brookings Institution, and a Research Fellow at the Economic Research

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Inequality of opportunity in Egypt

Source: Brookings Institute Author(s): Djavad Salehi-Isfahani Original Link: It is rare to read an account of the Arab Spring uprisings without a reference to economic injustice. Indeed, it is natural to believe that economic and social injustice fuel, if not cause, all revolutions. For this...

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Working Paper- Inequality of Opportunity in Wages and Consumption in Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Ragui Assaad, Caroline Krafft, John Roemer, Djavad Salehi-Isfahani Original Link: Abstract: We provide in this paper measures of inequality of opportunity of wages and consumption for Egypt at different points in time from 1988 to 2012. A standard way of...

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