Ragui A. Assaad

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

301 19th Ave S

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Explaining the MENA Paradox: Rising Educational Attainment, Yet Stagnant Female Labor Force Participation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11385
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée pour le Développement (CREAD) and University of Lausanne
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public employment, labor market, female labor force participation, sectoral choice, human capital, MENA

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Equality of Opportunity in Education in the Middle East and North Africa

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Nov 2012
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
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equality of opportunity, education, Middle East and North Africa

Transitions to Employment and Marriage Among Young Men in Egypt

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Aug 2009
Ragui A. Assaad, Christine Binzel and May Gadallah
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Heidelberg University - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and Cairo University, Faculty of Economics and Political Science
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transition from school to work, timing of marriage, youth, Egypt

Transitions to Employment and Marriage Among Young Men in Egypt

Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), World Scientific, 2010
Posted: 22 Aug 2011
Ragui A. Assaad, Christine Binzel and May Gadallah
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Heidelberg University - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and Cairo University, Faculty of Economics and Political Science

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transition from school to work, timing of marriage, youth, Egypt

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The Impact of International Migration and Remittances on the Labor-Supply Behavior of Those Left Behind: Evidence from Egypt

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 954
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Dec 2009
Christine Binzel and Ragui A. Assaad
Heidelberg University - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
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migration, remittances, labor supply, time allocation, gender

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

Economic Research Forum, Nov. 2014, Working Paper 867
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Ragui A. Assaad, Hanan Nazier and Racha Ramadan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Economic Research Forum (ERF) and Cairo University - Faculty of Economics & Political Science
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Women Empowerment, Agency Empowerment, Decision- Making Index, Mobility Index, Poverty

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

Economic Research Forum, WP No 959, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Ragui A. Assaad, Hanan Nazier and Racha Ramadan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Economic Research Forum (ERF) and Cairo University - Faculty of Economics & Political Science
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Women’s Empowerment, Agency Empowerment, Decision-Making, Mobility, Community-Level Determinants, Social Context, Egypt

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How Much Work is Too Much? Effects of Child Work Hours on Schooling - The Case of Egypt

Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 31, pp. 53-97, 2010, Population and Economic Development Working Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2013
Ragui A. Assaad, Deborah Levison and Hai-Anh Dang
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG)
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child labor, Egypt, joint Tobit and Probit model

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Egyptian Men Working Abroad: Labor Supply Responses by the Women Left Behind

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5589
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Christine Binzel and Ragui A. Assaad
Heidelberg University - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
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migration, remittances, labor supply, gender

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Excluded Generation: The Growing Challenges of Labor Market Insertion for Egyptian Youth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10970
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Ragui A. Assaad and Caroline Krafft
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and St. Catherine University - Department of Economics
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transition from school to work, youth, adulthood, life course, Egypt

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The Impact of the Action Plan for Promoting Employment and Combating Unemployment on Employment Informality in Algeria

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10966
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Ali Souag and Ragui A. Assaad
Mascara University and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
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Algeria, informal employment, labor market programs

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Making Sense of Arab Labor Markets: The Enduring Legacy of Dualism

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7573
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Aug 2013
Ragui A. Assaad
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
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labor market dualism, Arab Spring, unemployment, education, authoritarian bargain

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Comparing Retrospective and Panel Data Collection Methods to Assess Labor Market Dynamics

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11052
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Ragui A. Assaad, Caroline Krafft and Shaimaa Yassin
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, St. Catherine University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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panel data, retrospective data, survey data, measurement error, labor markets, Egypt

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7825
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Ragui A. Assaad and Mohamed Saleh
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Educational Sciences

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Migration Shocks and Housing: Short-Run Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13969
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Dec 2020
Ibrahim Alhawarin, Ragui A. Assaad and Ahmed Elsayed
Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
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Impact of Syrian Refugees on Education Outcomes in Jordan

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14056
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Oct 2019
Ragui A. Assaad, Thomas Ginn and Mohamed Saleh
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Center for Global Development and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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education, Impact of Refugees, Jordan, Middle East

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Flexible Labor Regulations and Informality in Egypt

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 962-984, 2017
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Jackline Wahba and Ragui A. Assaad
University of Southampton, Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
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A Comparative Study of Returns to Education of Urban Men in Egypt, Iran, and Turkey

Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Insan Tunali and Ragui A. Assaad
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Koc University - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

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Egypt, Iran, Turkey, returns to education, Mincer equation, labor market institutions, education institutions, labor market flexibility