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Arab spring protests and women's labor market outcomes: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution
We analyze the effects of the 2011 Egyptian protests on the relative labor market conditions of women using panel data from the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS). Using unique information fromExpand
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How much does infrastructure matter to growth in Sub-Saharan Africa?
The paper provides the first systematic quantitative assessment of the importance for SubSaharan Africa’s growth of investment in the various infrastructure sub-sectors. Indeed, very littleExpand
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Illegal Migration and Consumption Behavior of Immigrant Households
We analyze the effect of immigrants' legal status on their consumption behavior using unique survey data that samples both documented and undocumented immigrants. To address the problem of sortingExpand
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The Effect of Language Training on Immigrants' Economic Integration: Empirical Evidence from France
We examine the impact of language training on the economic integration of immigrants in France. The assignment to this training, offered by the French Ministry of the Interior, depends mainly on aExpand
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Social constraints and women's education: Evidence from Afghanistan under radical religious rule
We analyze how growing up under Taliban rule affects Afghan women's educational attainments and subsequent labor market and fertility outcomes. While in power from 1996 to 2001, the Taliban ruled aExpand
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How Do Regulated and Unregulated Labor Markets Respond to Shocks? Evidence from Immigrants During the Great Recession
We study wage adjustment during the recent crisis in regulated and unregulated labor markets in Italy. Using a unique dataset on immigrant workers, we show that before the crisis wages in the formalExpand
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Does immigration affect public education expenditures? Quasi-experimental evidence
This paper studies the impact of immigration on public education expenditures in EU-15 countries. Identification comes from the use of the 1990s Balkan wars (in Bosnia and Kosovo) as a source ofExpand
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Are educational policies elitist
This paper analyses the link between public education expenditure and human capital inequality. I build a model of human capital formation where government intervention in education is justified byExpand
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Women and political change: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution
We analyze the effects of the 2011 Egyptian revolution on the relative labor market conditions of women and men using panel information from the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS). We constructExpand
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Integration of Syrian Refugees: Insights from D4R, Media Events and Housing Market Data
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We explore various means of quantifying integration using two of the D4R Challenge datasets. Expand
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