Arab spring protests and women's labor market outcomes: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution

  title={Arab spring protests and women's labor market outcomes: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution},
  author={Nelly El-Mallakh and M. Maurel and Biagio Speciale},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Economics},
  • Nelly El-Mallakh, M. Maurel, Biagio Speciale
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Comparative Economics
  • 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 from the Statistical Database of the Egyptian Revolution, we geocode each “martyr”, i.e. demonstrators who died during the protests, based on the location of the political incident. We construct our measure of the intensity of the protests – the district-level number of “martyrs” – and rely on a… CONTINUE READING
    13 Citations
    Women's Political Participation and Intrahousehold Empowerment: Evidence from the Egyptian Arab Spring
    • 4
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    The effects of political protests on youth human capital and well-being in Egypt.
    • PDF
    Women and Work in Egypt : The Effect of the Election of the Muslim Brotherhood on Female Labor Force Participation
    • Ameena Tawakol ameena
    • 2017
    • 2
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Internet Job Search, Employment, and Wage Growth: Evidence from the Arab Republic of Egypt
    • 1
    • PDF
    The Effect of the Arab Spring on the Preferences for Redistribution in Egypt
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Facebook Causes Protests
    • 6
    • PDF


    Labor Market Gender Discrimination under Structural Adjustment : The Case of Egypt
    • 10
    • PDF
    The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Reform
    • 50
    • Highly Influential
    "The People Want the Fall of the Regime": Schooling, Political Protest, and the Economy
    • 39
    • PDF
    The Egyptian labor market revisited
    • 63
    Shocking Labor Supply: A Reassessment of the Role of World War Ii on U.S. Women's Labor Supply
    • 111
    • PDF
    The Arab Spring and Egyptian Revolution Makers : Predictors of Participation
    • 9
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough
    • 1,038
    • PDF