Towards Greater Gender Diversity in the Workplace in Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Rami Galal and Mona Said Original Link: http://erf.org.eg/publications/towards-greater-gender-diversity-in-the-workplace-in-egypt/ One of the main challenges facing the Egyptian economy is that it is not making the best use of half of the population, as the rate women’s participation in the labor force is among the lowest in the world. Worse yet...

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Trends and Patterns of Women’s Enterpreneurship in Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Reham Rizk and Ali Rashed Original Link: http://erf.org.eg/publications/trends-and-patterns-of-womens-enterpreneurship-in-egypt/   This paper conducts a detailed analysis of the trends and patterns of women’s role in household non-agricultural enterprises in Egypt. The paper uses the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS)...

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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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Rural Women in Egypt: Opportunities and Vulnerabilities

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s):  Caitlyn Keo, Caroline Krafft and Luca Fedi Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/rural-women-in-egypt-opportunities-and-vulnerabilities/ This paper investigates the lives and livelihoods of rural women in Egypt. Rural women have lower economic participation, by standard measures, than urban women or men. This paper introduced additional...

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The Trinity of Budgetary Institutions, Political Institutions and Fiscal Cyclicality: Evidence from Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Sarah El Khishin and Mohamed Zaky Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/the-trinity-of-budgetary-institutions-political-institutions-and-fiscal-cyclicality-evidence-from-egypt-2/ Fiscal policy is empirically proven in many papers as procyclical in developing countries as a result of longstanding weaknesses in budgetary and political...

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Associations between Economic Vulnerability and Health and Wellbeing in Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Maia Sieverding and Rasha Hassan Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/associations-between-economic-vulnerability-and-health-and-wellbeing-in-egypt/ There is a well-established relationship between economic vulnerability and health. The study of this relationship is complicated by reverse causality – poor economic outcomes...

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Social Protection and Vulnerability in Egypt: A Gendered Analysis

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Irène Selwaness and Maye Ehab Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/social-protection-and-vulnerability-in-egypt-a-gendered-analysis/ This paper presents a comprehensive review of the state of social protection in Egypt using data from the Egypt Labor Market Panel Surveys of 1998, 2006, 2012 and 2018. First, we focus on issues of social...

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The Evolution of Labor Supply in Egypt from 1988-2018: A Gendered Analysis

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Caroline Krafft, Ragui Assaad and Caitlyn Keo Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/the-evolution-of-labor-supply-in-egypt-from-1988-2018-a-gendered-analysis/ This paper investigates the character of labor supply and especially female labor force participation in Egypt and its evolution over the thirty-year span from 1988 to 2018 using...

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Internal versus International Migration in Egypt: Together or Far Apart

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Anda David, Nelly El-Mallakh and Jackline Wahba Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/internal-versus-international-migration-in-egypt-together-or-far-apart/ This paper examines the relationship between internal, international, and return migration in Egypt. Using the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS), this paper documents the evolution...

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Supporting Women’s Livelihoods in Egypt: Opportunities and Challenges

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Caroline Krafft and Emma Kettle Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/supporting-womens-livelihoods-in-egypt-opportunities-and-challenges/ In a nutshell: Egyptian women, especially rural women, have low economic participation by standard measures. Standard measures under-estimate the economic engagement of rural women. Married women work a...

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Is the Egyptian economy creating good jobs? A review of the evolution of the quantity and quality of employment in Egypt from 1998 to 2018

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Ragui Assad Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/is-the-egyptian-economy-creating-good-jobs-a-review-of-the-evolution-of-the-quantity-and-quality-of-employment-in-egypt-from-1998-to-2018/ Key question: Has the economic recovery in Egypt resulted in more and better- quality jobs? Read more at original link

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EMPLOYMENT TRANSITIONS OF YOUTH AND MENTAL HEALTH IMPLICATIONS IN EGYPT

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Maye Ehab Original Link:  http://erf.org.eg/publications/employment-transitions-of-youth-and-mental-health-implications-in-egypt/ Youth in Egypt suffer from high rates of unemployment and inactivity. They are also heavily affected by the widespread use of informal employment. This paper addresses the effects of employment transitions on the health of...

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