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Research Output 1988 2019

2019

Inequality of opportunity in educational attainment in the Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from household surveys

Assaad, R. A., Hendy, R. & Salehi-Isfahani, D., Apr 1 2019, In : International Journal of Educational Development. 66, p. 24-43 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

educational attainment
household survey
equal opportunity
North Africa
East Africa
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing retrospective and panel data collection methods to assess labor market dynamics

Assaad, R. A., Krafft, C. & Yassin, S., Dec 1 2018, In : IZA Journal of Development and Migration. 8, 1, 17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data collection method
panel data
labor market
market transition
survey design

Does improved local supply of schooling enhance intergenerational mobility in education? Evidence from Jordan

Assaad, R. A. & Saleh, M., Jan 1 2018, In : World Bank Economic Review. 32, 3, p. 633-655 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intergenerational mobility
Jordan
education
supply
school
3 Citations (Scopus)

Does the type of higher education affect labor market outcomes? Evidence from Egypt and Jordan

Assaad, R., Krafft, C. & Salehi-Isfahani, D., Jun 1 2018, In : Higher Education. 75, 6, p. 945-995 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jordan
Egypt
labor market
evidence
education

Impact of Syrian Refugees in Jordan on Education Outcomes for Jordanian Youth

Assaad, R., Ginn, T. & Saleh, M., 2018

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

4 Citations (Scopus)

Inequality of Opportunity in Wages and Consumption in Egypt

Assaad, R., Krafft, C., Roemer, J. & Salehi-Isfahani, D., Oct 1 2018, In : Review of Income and Wealth. 64, p. S26-S54

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wages
Egypt
Income inequality
Middle class
Income

Job creation or labor absorption? An analysis of private sector job growth in Egypt

Assaad, R., Krafft, C. & Yassin, S., 2018

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Migration Shocks and Housing: Evidence from the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan

Alhawarin, I., Assaad, R. & Elsayed, A., 2018, In : Economic Research Forum: Working Paper series. 1213

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jordan
Refugees
Household
Difference-in-differences
Regional variation
housing quality
economic research
Jordan
refugee
housing

The Tunisian labor market in an era of transition

Assaad, R. & Boughzala, M., 2018

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2017

Empowerment is a Community Affair: Community Level Determinants of Married Women’s Empowerment in Egypt

Assaad, R. A., Nazier, H. & Ramadan, R., Oct 25 2017, (Economic Research Forum, WP; no. 959, 2015).

Research output: Working paper

4 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible Labor Regulations and Informality in Egypt

Wahba, J. & Assaad, R., Nov 1 2017, In : Review of Development Economics. 21, 4, p. 962-984 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Egypt
labor
firm
regulation
worker
2 Citations (Scopus)
Colombia
domestic violence
violence
education
health

Individual and Households Determinants of Women Empowerment: Application to the Case of Egypt

Assaad, R. A., Nazier, H. & Ramadan, R., Oct 25 2017, (Economic Research Forum, Nov. 2014, Working Paper 867).

Research output: Working paper

Jordan’s Youth: The Effects of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Assaad, R. A., 2017

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Open Access
Jordan
refugee
university teacher
school
2016

Does Improved Local Supply of Schooling Enhance Intergenerational Mobility in Education? Evidence from Jordan

Assaad, R. & Saleh, M., 2016, 49 p. Washington, D.C : Academy for Educational Development and The World Bank.

Research output: Other contribution

intergenerational mobility
Jordan
supply
school
evidence
2 Citations (Scopus)

Introducing the Tunisia Labor Market Panel Survey 2014

Assaad, R., Ghazouani, S., Krafft, C. & Rolando, D. J., Dec 1 2016, In : IZA Journal of Labor and Development. 5, 1, 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tunisia
labor market
response behavior
household survey
Labour market
2 Citations (Scopus)

Pedagogy, accountability, and perceptions of quality by type of higher education in Egypt and Jordan

Assaad, R., Badawy, E. & Krafft, C., Nov 1 2016, In : Comparative Education Review. 60, 4, p. 746-775 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jordan
Egypt
responsibility
education
incentive
2015

Empowerment is a Community Affair: Community Level Determinants of Married Women's Empowerment in Egypt

Assaad, R., Nazier, H. & Ramadan, R., 2015, p. 29-57, 29 p. (Empowerment is a Community Affair: Community Level Determinants of Married Women's Empowerment in Egypt).

Research output: Working paper

Egypt
empowerment
wife
determinants
community
9 Citations (Scopus)

Is free basic education in Egypt a reality or a myth?

Assaad, R. & Krafft, C., Nov 1 2015, In : International Journal of Educational Development. 45, p. 16-30 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

basic education
Egypt
myth
education
supplement

The Egyptian labor market in an era of revolution

Assaad, R. & Krafft, C., 2015, First edition. ed.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2014
22 Citations (Scopus)

Equality of opportunity in educational achievement in the Middle East and North Africa

Salehi-Isfahani, D., Hassine, N. B. & Assaad, R., Nov 7 2014, In : Journal of Economic Inequality. 12, 4, p. 489-515 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North Africa
East Africa
Middle East
equality
equal opportunity

Formalizing the informal? The transformation of Cairo’s refuse collection system

Assaad, R. A., Jan 1 2014, Cities of the Global South Reader. Taylor and Francis, p. 169-175 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Refuse collection
refuse
Education
education
Planning

International migration, remittances and household poverty status in Egypt

Roushdy, R., Assaad, R. & Rashed, A., Jan 1 2014, Econometric Methods and Their Applications in Finance, Macro and Related Fields. World Scientific Publishing Co., p. 353-392 40 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Egypt
Household
Poverty
Remittances
International migration
20 Citations (Scopus)

Making sense of Arab labor markets: the enduring legacy of dualism

Assaad, R., Dec 1 2014, In : IZA Journal of Labor and Development. 3, 1, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

labor market
youth unemployment
female labor force
educational attainment
Arab countries

The economics of marriage in North Africa: A Unifying Theoretical Framework

Asʻad, R. & Krafft, C., 2014, The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics: Policies and Practices. Monga, C. & Yifu Lin, J. (eds.). Helsinki: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Jordanian labor market in the new millennium

Assaad, R., 2014, 246 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2013

Methodological challenges in studying the impact of domestic violence on children's human capital: an application to Colombia

Assaad, R., Friedemann-Sánchez, G. & Levison, D., 2013, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota eBook, 57 p. (Working paper (Minnesota Population Center); vol. 2013-08).

Research output: Working paper

20 Citations (Scopus)

The Egypt labor market panel survey: introducing the 2012 round

Assaad, R. & Krafft, C., Dec 1 2013, In : IZA Journal of Labor and Development. 2, 1, 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

labor market
Egypt
unemployment
household survey
Labour market
2012
38 Citations (Scopus)

After the spring: Economic transitions in the Arab world

Amin, M., Assaad, R. A., Al-Baharna, N., Dervis, K., Desai, R. M., Dhillon, N. S., Galal, A., Ghanem, H., Graham, C. & Kaufmann, D., May 24 2012, Oxford University Press. 192 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Economic transition
Political transition
Private sector
Economic reform
Aspiration

Inequality of Opportunity in Child Health in the Arab World and Turkey

Assaad, R., Krafft, C., Hassine, N. B. & Salehi-Isfahani, D., Jan 2012, In : Middle East Development Journal. 4, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

equal opportunity
Arab
Turkey
health
nutrition
2011
33 Citations (Scopus)

Egyptian men working abroad: Labour supply responses by the women left behind

Binzel, C. & Assaad, R., Dec 1 2011, In : Labour Economics. 18, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Labor supply
Supply response
Household
Female labor force participation
Urban areas

Transitions to Employment and Marriage Among Young Men in Egypt

Assaad, R. A., Binzel, C. & Gadallah, M., Aug 22 2011, In : Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), World Scientific, 2010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

A Comparative Study of Returns to Education of Urban Men in Egypt, Iran, and Turkey

Salehi-Isfahani, D., Tunali, I. & Assaad, R. A., Jun 4 2010, In : Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), 2009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

How much work is too much? Effects of child work hours on schooling - the case of Egypt

Assaad, R. A., Levison, D. & Dang, H. A., Dec 1 2010, In : Research in Labor Economics. 31, p. 53-97 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Egypt
school attendance
drop-out
Work hours
Schooling

How much work is too much? Effects of child work hours on schooling – the case of Egypt: Research in Labor Economics

Assaad, R., Levison, D. & Dang, H. A. H., 2010, Research in Labor Economics: Child Labor and the Transition Between School and Work. JAI Press, Vol. 31. p. 53-97 45 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

26 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of domestic work on girls' schooling: Evidence from Egypt

Assaad, R., Levison, D. & Zibani, N., Jan 1 2010, In : Feminist Economics. 16, 1, p. 79-128 50 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Egypt
school attendance
evidence
child labor
ban
2009

Measuring and operationalizing job quality in Egypt

Assaad, R., Roushday, R. & Rashed, A., 2009, Cairo, Egypt: Population Council, West Asia and North Africa, 51 p. (Gender and work in the MENA region working paper series; vol. no. 1).

Research output: Working paper

The Egyptian labor market revisited

Assaad, R., 2009, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Youth exclusion in Yemen: tackling the twin deficits of human development and natural resources

Assaad, R., 2009, Washington, DC: Wolfensohn Center for Development, 53 p. (Middle East youth initiative working paper; vol. no. 9).

Research output: Working paper

2007

Youth exclusion in Egypt: in search of "second chances"

Assaad, R. & Barsoum, G. F., 2007, Washington, DC: Wolfensohn Center for Development at the Brookings Institution, 43 p. (Working paper (Middle East Youth Initiative); vol. no. 2).

Research output: Working paper

Youth in the Middle East and North Africa: demographic opportunity or challenge?

Assaad, R. & Roudi-Fahimi, F., 2007, Washington, DC : Population Reference Bureau.

Research output: Other contribution

2005
39 Citations (Scopus)

Constrained geographical mobility and gendered labor market outcomes under structural adjustment: Evidence from Egypt

Assaad, R. & Arntz, M., Mar 1 2005, In : World Development. 33, 3, p. 431-454 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

structural adjustment
labor market
Egypt
migration
gender
2002

The determinants of child labor in urban Turkey

Dayıoğlu, M. & Assaad, R., 2002.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

child labor
Turkey
determinants
wage
Arab countries

The Egyptian labor market in an era of reform

Assaad, R., 2002, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press. 291 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

4 Citations (Scopus)

Wage formation and recurrent unemployment

Assaad, R. & Tunal, I., Apr 27 2002, In : Labour Economics. 9, 1, p. 17-61 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Unemployment
Wage formation
Workers
Turnover
Employers
2001

An analysis of compensation programs for redundant workers in Egyptian public enterprise

Assaad, R., 2001, State-Owned Enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa. Celasun, M. (ed.). Cairo, Egypt: Routledge., p. 149-188

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Employment experience in the Middle East and North Africa

Shaban, R. A., Assaad, R. & Al-Qudsi, S. S., 2001, Labor and Human Capital in the Middle East. Cairo, Egypt: Ithaca Press, p. 21-67

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Is all work the same? A comparison of the determinants of female participation and hours of work in various employment states in Egypt

Assaad, R. & El-Hamidi, F., Jan 1 2001, The Economics of Woman and Work in the Middle East and North Africa. Elsevier, p. 117-150 34 p. (Research in Middle East Economics; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Self-employment
Participation
Household
Hours of work
Egypt

The Effect of child work on school enrollment in Egypt

Assaad, R., Levison, D. & Zibani, N., 2001, 61 p. Cairo, Egypt : Economic Research Forum for the Arab Countries, Iran & Turkey.

Research output: Other contribution