Melanie Khamis

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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10

Scholarly Papers (11)

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Ethnic Fragmentation, Conflict, Displaced Persons and Human Trafficking: An Empirical Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5142
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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ethnic fragmentation, conflict, displaced persons, human trafficking

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Comparative Advantage, Segmentation and Informal Earnings: A Marginal Treatment Effects Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3916
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Omar Arias and Melanie Khamis
World Bank and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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marginal treatment effects, occupational choice, segmentation, earnings, comparative advantage, informality, labor markets

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Rubble Women: The Long-Term Effects of Postwar Reconstruction on Female Labor Market Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6148
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel, Melanie Khamis and Mutlu Yuksel
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Dalhousie University
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postwar reconstruction, female labor force participation, occupational choice

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Does the Minimum Wage Have a Higher Impact on the Informal than on the Formal Labor Market? Evidence from Quasi-Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3911
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Melanie Khamis
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 81 (299,130)
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minimum wages, informal economy, quasi-experiments

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Consumption and Social Identity: Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5406
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Melanie Khamis, Nishith Prakash and Zahra Siddique
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Connecticut and University of Reading
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households, consumption, India

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A Note on Informality in the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4676
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jan 2010
Melanie Khamis
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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informality, social security, contracts, illegal migration, self-employment, job history, Mexico

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Convergences in Men's and Women's Life Patterns: Lifetime Work, Lifetime Earnings, and Human Capital Investment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8425
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Joyce P. Jacobsen, Melanie Khamis and Mutlu Yuksel
Wesleyan University - Department of Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Dalhousie University
Downloads 33 (447,652)
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gender earnings gap, lifetime work, lifetime earnings, human capital investment

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The Persistence of Informality: Evidence from Panel Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6163
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Alpaslan Akay and Melanie Khamis
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 23 (497,943)
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state dependence, unobserved heterogeneity, informality, transition countries

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Is Informal Sector Work an Alternative to Workfare Benefits? The Case of Pre-Program Expansion and Economic Crisis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4614
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Melanie Khamis
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 22 (503,642)

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South America, Argentina, informal labor market, workfare program, propensity score matching

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For Better or for Worse: The Long-Term Effects of Postwar Reconstruction on Family Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7239
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel, Melanie Khamis and Mutlu Yuksel
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Dalhousie University
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postwar reconstruction, mandatory employment, marriage research

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Women Make Houses, Women Make Homes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10830
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel, Melanie Khamis and Mutlu Yuksel
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Dalhousie University
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historical institutions, female labor supply, occupational choice