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Policies and programmes to promote child well-being in the Gulf countries
Anis Ben Brik, Jennifer E. Lansford and Heba Al Fara
online
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Academic paper
Faith-based organizations in Turkey as indirect political patronage tools
Sakine Arslan Köse
Nature
MENASP Hosted Content
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Between Benevolence and Residualism: Understanding Social Assistance in the Social Policy framework of the MENA region
Dr Rana Jawad
Policy Innovation Case Studies
MENASP Hosted Content
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Community Score Cards
MENASP
Policy Innovation Case Studies
MENASP Hosted Content
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The Cairo Policy Lab
MENASP
Policy Innovation Case Study
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Academic paper
Competence and Electability: Exploring the Limitations on Female Candidates in Qatar
Bethany Shockley
Journal of Women, Politics and Policy
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Academic paper
Setting Standards for Shariah Application in the Islamic Financial Industry, Thunderbird International Business Review
M. Fahim Khan
Thunderbird International Business Review
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Academic paper
Religion and social welfare in the Lebanon: Treating the causes or symptoms of poverty? Journal of Social Policy
Rana Jawad
Journal of Social Policy
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Academic paper
Is There an Islamist Political Advantage? Social Science Research Network
Melani Cammett, Pauline Jones Luong
Social Science Research Network
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Academic paper
Social Protection and the Politics of Anger in the Middle East and North Africa, Social Science Research Network
Alfio Cerami
Social Science Research Network
External  Content
Academic paper
Political Islam in Turkey: A state of controlled secularity, Turkish Studies
Pinar Tank
Turkish Studies
External  Content
Academic paper
On Welfare and Terror: Social Welfare Policies and Political-Economic Roots of Terrorism, Journal of Conflict Resolution
Brian Burgoon
Journal of Conflict Resolution
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Book
Interpreting Welfare and Relief in the Middle East, Brill
Nefissa Naguib, Inger Marie Okkenhaug
Brill
External  Content
Book
Social Welfare and Religion in the Middle East: A Lebanese Perspective, Policy Press
Rana Jawad
Policy Press
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Book
Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon, Cornell University Press
Melani Cammett
Cornell University Press
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Book
Social Movements, Mobilization, and Contestation in the Middle East and North Africa: Second Edition, Stanford University Press
Joel Beinin, Frédéric Vairel
Stanford University Press
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Religion and Political Civility: The Long Conversation, Brookings
Peter Mandaville
Brookings
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You Cannot Ignore Religion in Social Policy-making in the Middle East, openDemocracy
Rana Jawad
Open Democracy
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Hezbollah’s Social Jihad: Nonprofits as Resistance Organizations, Middle East Policy Council
Shawn Teresa Flanigan, Mounah Abdel-Samad
Middle East Policy Council
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Islamist Social Services, The Project on Middle East Political Science
Project on Middle East Political Science
Project on Middle East Political Science
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Academic paper
Women, Work and Family”: Educated Women’s Employment Decisions and Social Policies in Egypt
Ghada Barsoum
Wiley Online Library
External  Content
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Can youth activation policies be central to social policies in MENA countries?
Ghada Barsoum
Wiley Online Library
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Egypt’s Many Transitions: Public Administration Reform Vision and implementation Challenge
Ghada Barsoum
International Journal of public administration
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Academic paper
Does Private Higher Education Improve Employment Outcomes? Comparative Analysis from Egypt
Ghada Barsoum, Ahmed Rashad
Public Organisation Review
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Academic paper
Policies and programmes to promote child well-being in the Gulf countries
Anis Ben Brik, Jennifer E. Lansford, Heba Al Fara
Early Child Development and Care
External  Content
Academic paper
Special Issue: Social protection in the MENA countries: Prospects for a new social contract?
Rana Jawad, Markus Loewe
International Social Security Review
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Youth Unemployment in the Arab World: What Do We know? What is the Way Forward? United Nations University
Imed Drlne
United nations university
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Non-academic paper
Labour market transitions of young women and men in Jordan, International Labour Organisation
Valentina Barcucci, Nader Mryyan
International Labour Organization
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Youth Unemployment in the MENA Region: Determinants and Challenges, IMF
Masood Ahmed
IMF
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Book
The Youth Bulge and Changing Demographics in the MENA Region: Challenges and Opportunites? WDA Forum
Nabil M.Kronfol
WDA Forum
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Quality Sexual Education Needed for Adolescents in Egyptian Schools, Population Reference Bureau
Fatma El Zahraa Geel
Population Reference Bureau
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Youth Activism in the Gulf States: Breaking Taboos, Atlantic Council
Kristin Diwan
Atlantic Council
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Non-academic paper
Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children, The World Bank
Lire Ersado, Meltem Aran
World Bank Group
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Testing job matching services for unemployed educated youth in Jordan, The World Bank
Matthew Groh, David McKenzie, Nour Shammout, Tara Vishwanath
World Bank Group
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Academic paper
Youth Transitions to Employment and Marriage in Iran: Evidence from the School to Work Transition Survey, Middle East Development Journal
Daniel Egel, Djavad Salehi-Isfahani
Middle East Development Journal
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Transitions to Employment and Marriage among Young Men in Egypt, Brookings
Ragui Assaad, Christine Binzel, May Gadallah
Brookings
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Book
Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North, Oxford University Press
Linda Herrera, Asef Bayat
Oxford University Press
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The Middle Eastern Marriage Crisis, Brookings
Navtej Dhillon
Brookings
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Tunisia old guard shuts out youths behind revolt, Ahram Online
AFP
Ahram Online
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Youthful Saudi Reformers Only Safe in the Twittersphere, Atlantic Council
Kristin Smith Diwan
Atlantic Council
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Addressing Youth Unemployment in Tunisia, Atlantic Council
Svetlana Milbert
Atlantic Council
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Giving Young People in Tunisia a Chance, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Where Is Egypt’s Maspero Youth Union Now? Atlantic Council
Jayson Casper
Atlantic Council
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Non-academic paper
Faith-Based Organizations and Service Delivery: Some Gender Conundrums, UN Research Institute for Social Development
Mariz Tadros
UNRISD
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Non-academic paper
Welfare: Theoretical and Analytical Paradigms, UNRISD
Susanne MacGregor
UNRISD
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Academic paper
Islam and Social Policy (book review), Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies
Asma Abdel
Journal of Middle East Womens Studies
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Book
Tricked and Trapped: Human Trafficking in the Middle East, International Labour Organisation
Helene Harroff-Tavel, Alix Nasri
International Labour Organization
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Book
Labour inspection, gender equality and non-discrimination in the Arab states: guide book, International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Manual for UNRWA Employment Service Centres, International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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ILO to engage in Gaza reconstruction efforts through expansion of its Palestinian Decent Work Programme, International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Middle East and North Africa, Population Reference Bureau
Jocelyn DeJong, Bonnie Shepard, Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi, Lori Ashford
Population Reference Bureau
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Book
Egypt : Youth Employment National Action Plan 2010-2015, International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Ending Child Marriage in the Arab Region, Population Reference Bureau
Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi, Shaimaa Ibrahim
Population Reference Bureau
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Designing Youth Employment Policies in Egypt, Brookings
Akira Murata
Brookings
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Youth – An Undervalued Asset : Towards a New Agenda in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Investing in Turkey’s Next Generation : The School-to-Work Transition and Turkey’s Development, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Labor Markets and School-to-Work Transition in Egypt : Diagnostics, Constraints, and Policy Framework, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Kingdom of Morocco : Promoting Youth Opportunities and Participation, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Reclaiming their Voice : New Perspectives From Young Women and Men in Upper Egypt, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Equality of Opportunity for Children in Egypt, 2000-2009 : Achievements and Challenges, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Building Effective Employment Programs for Unemployed Youth in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Youth Employment : A Human Development Agenda for the Next Decade, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Youth, Women’s Rights, and Political Change in Iran, Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
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Youth Revolt in Egypt, a Country at the Turning Point, Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
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Child Marriage in the Middle East and North Africa, Population Reference Bureau
Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi
Population Reference Bureau
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Non-academic paper
Economic Inequality in the Arab Region, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Economic Development and Female Labor Participation in the Middle East and North Africa : A Test of the U-Shape Hypothesis, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Jobs or Privileges : Unleashing the Employment Potential of the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
MENA Quarterly Economic Brief, July 2014 : Predictions, Perceptions and Economic Reality, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Striving for Better Jobs : The Challenge of Informality in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Emerging good practices related to training and job placement of persons with disabilities in Lebanon, International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Palestinian Employment in Lebanon – Facts and Challenges: Labour Force Survey among Palestinian Refugees living in camps and gatherings in Lebanon
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Assessment of the impact of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and their employment profile, International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country, The World Bank
Hai-Anh H.Dang, Peter F.Lanjouw, Umar Sarajuddin
World Bank Group
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Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, International Labour Organisation
Tareq Sadeq, Sara Elder
International Labour Organization
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Academic paper
Shaping the Future : A Long-Term Perspective of People and Job Mobility in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Academic paper
Public Employment Services and Publicly Provided ALMPs in Egypt, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Job Creation in a High Growth Environment:The MENA Region, The World Bank
Mustapha K.Nabli, Carlos Silva - Jauregui, Sara Johansson de Silva
World Bank Group
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National Action Plan to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Lebanon by 2016, Republic of Lebanon Ministry of Labour
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Palestinian National Plan (2011-2013), Palestinian Ministry of Labour
Palestinian Ministry of Labour
Palestinian Ministry of Labour
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Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development General Framework of Preparation of the National Development Plan 2014-2016, Palestinian Ministry of Labour
Palestinian Ministry of Labour
Palestinian Ministry of Labour
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Academic paper
The Impact of Migration on the Labor Markets in the Arab Mediterranean Countries, Middle East Development Journal
Francesca Marchetta
Middle East Development Journal
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Book
Building Effective Employment Programmes for Unemployed Youth in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
Diego F.Angel-Urdinola, Arvo Kuddo, Amina Semlali
World Bank Group
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Book
Sustaining Gains in Poverty Reduction and Human Development in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
Farrukh Iqbal
World Bank Group
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Book
Inside Inequality in the Arab Republic of Egypt : Facts and Perceptions across People, Time, and Space, The World Bank
Paolo Verme, Branko Milanovic, Sherine Al-Shawarby, Sahar El Tawila, May Gadallah, Enas Ali A.El-Majeed
World Bank Group
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Book
Interpreting Welfare and Relief in the Middle East, Brill
Nefissa Naguib, Inger Marie Okkenhaug
Brill
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Middle East Drought a Threat to Global Food Prices, Reuters
Reuters
Reuters
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Social Security in the New African Countries, The Bulletin
Daniel S. Gerig
The Bulletin
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Book
Poor Places, Thriving People: How the Middle East and North Africa Can Rise Above Spatial Disparities, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Book
The Qatar-Nepal Remittance Corridor: Enhancing the Impact and Integrity of Remittance Flows by Reducing Inefficiencies in the Migration Process, The World Bank
Isaku Endo, Gabi G.Afram
World Bank Group
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Skills for Green Jobs: Egypt, International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Book
Infrastructure and Employment Creation in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
Antonio Estache, Elena Ianchovichina, Robert Bacon, Ilhem Salamon
World Bank Group
External  Content
Non-academic paper
The Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on the Labour Market: A Preliminary Analysis, International Labour Organisation
Salem Ajluni, Mary Kawar
International Labour Organization
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Non-academic paper
Reclaiming their Voice : New Perspectives From Young Women and Men in Upper Egypt, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Who Is Deprived? Who Feels Deprived? Labor Deprivation, Youth and Gender in Morocco, The World bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Entrepreneurship Training and Self-Employment among University Graduates : Evidence from a Randomized Trial In Tunisia, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Jobs for Shared Prosperity : Time for Action in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Youth Employment : A Human Development Agenda for the Next Decade, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
External  Content
Non-academic paper
SME Contributions to Employment, Job Creation, and Growth in the Arab World, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
MENA Quarterly Economic Brief, January 2014 : Growth Slowdown Heightens the Need for Reforms, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Global Employment Trends 2014: The risk of a jobless recovery, International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Non-academic paper
The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed : Experimental Evidence from Turkey, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Labor Mobility, Economic Shocks, and Jobless Growth : Evidence from Panel Data in Morocco, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Innovative procurement practices in Iraq’s social safety net programme, The World Bank
Nazaneen Ismail Ali, Andrew Jacobs, Rachel Lipson, Fabio Isoldi
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Financial Assessment of the cost of providing health care coverage for Palestinain refugees in Lebanon, International Labour Organisation
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Non-academic paper
The State of Social Safety Nets 2014, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
MENA data book, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Iraq : A Multi-country South-South Knowledge Exchange on Social Safety Nets, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Implicit Pension Debt in the Middle East and North Africa Region: Magnitude and Fiscal Implications, The World Bank
David A. Robalino, Tatyana Bogomolova
World Bank Group
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Social Developement in MENA, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Pension Schemes and Pension Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa, UNRISD
Markus Loewe
UNRISD
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Building adequate social protection systems and protecting people in the Arab region, International Labour Office
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Academic paper
Bringing Social Policy Back In: A Look at the Middle East and North Africa, International Journal of Social Welfare
Massoud Karshenas, Valentine M. Moghadam
International Journal of social Welfare
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Academic paper
Social Security in Egypt: An Analysis and Agenda for Policy Reform (Markus Loewe), Social Science Research Network
Markus Loewe
Social science research network
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Academic paper
Improving the Social Protection of the Urban Poor and Near-Poor in Jordan: The Potential of Micro-Insurance, Social Science Research Network
External  Content
Academic paper
Middle East/North Africa and the Millennium Development Goals: Implications for German Development Cooperation, Social Science Research Network
Markus Loewe
Social science research network
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Academic paper
The Third Way to Social Protection: Promoting Group-Based Micro Insurance (Markus Loewe), Social Science Research Network
Markus Loewe
Social science research network
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Academic paper
Pension Schemes and Pension Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa (Markus Loewe), Social Science Research Network
Markus Loewe
Social science research network
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Academic paper
Caring for the Urban Middle Class: The Political Economy of Social Protection in Arab Countries (Markus Loewe), Social Science Research Network
Markus Loewe
Social science research network
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Academic paper
A Multidimensional Approach to Poverty: Theory and Application to the City of Marrakech, Middle East Development Journal
Touhami Abdelkhalek, Fouzia Ejjanoui
Middle East Development Journal
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Academic paper
Social Health Protection in Arab Countries (Markus Loewe), Social Science Research Network
Markus Loewe
Social science research network
External  Content
Academic paper
New Avenues to be Opened for Social Protection in the Arab World, International Journal of Social Welfare
Markus Loewe
Social science research network
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Academic paper
Protecting the Old in a Young Economy: Old Age Insurance in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, International Social Security Review
Markus Loewe
Social science research network
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Academic paper
Clinical trials in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region: grandstanding or grandeur? Contemporary Clinical Trials
Satish Chandrasekhar Naira, Halah Ibrahima, David D. Celentano
Contemporary Clinical Trials
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Academic paper
Condom use and HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Jordan, Journal of the International AIDS Society
Abdulsalam Alkaiyat, Christian Schaetti, Mohammad Liswi, Mitchell G Weiss
Journal of the International AIDS Society
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Reproductive Health and Economic Development: What Connections Should We Focus On? Population Reference Bureau
Shareen Joshi
Population Reference Bureau
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Lifestyle Diseases To Cost GCC Governments $68bn By 2022, Gulf Business
Mary Sophia
Gulf Business
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In Middle East and North Africa, Health Challenges are Becoming Similar to Those in Western Countries, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Arab Development Assistance: Four Decades of Cooperation, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Book
Inclusion and Resilience: The Way Forward for Social Safety Nets in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Agricultural Growth is Good for Poverty Reduction and Female-headed Households in Iraq, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Azhr Al-Haboby, Clemens Breisinger, Dario Debowicz, Abdul Hussein El-Hakim, Jenna Ferguson, Roberto Telleria, Teunis van Rheenen
International Food Policy Research Institute
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Was Growth in Egypt Between 2005 and 2008 Pro-Poor? From Static to Dynamic Poverty Profile, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Children and social protection in the Middle East and North Africa, Overseas Development Institute
Rachel Marcus, Paola Pereznieto, Erin Cullen, Nicola Jones
ODI
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Pension Reform Implementation Support Technical Assistance (PRISTA) : Institution Building in Iraq – The PRISTA Model, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Poverty in MENA : Advances and Challenges, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
The Patterns and Determinants of Household Welfare Growth in Jordan : 2002-2010, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
The Middle East and North Africa Community of Practice on Employment and Social Safety Nets, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Social Protection in the Arab Region: Emerging Trends and Recommendations for Future Social Policy, UNDP
UNDP
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Non-academic paper
World Social Protection Report 2014-15: Building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice, International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
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Non-academic paper
MENA Quarterly Economic Brief, July 2014 : Predictions, Perceptions and Economic Reality, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Corporate social responsibility across Middle East and North Africa, Sabanci University
Melsa Ararat
Sabanci University
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Yemen’s New Government Faces Long-Standing Demographic Challenges, Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Top incomes and the measurement of inequality in Egypt, The World Bank
Vladimir Hlasny, Paolo Verm
World Bank Group
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Unintended Pregnancies in the Middle East and North Africa, Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
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Web resource
Are Imams in Egypt Prepared to Help Stop the Spread of HIV/AIDS? Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Minding the Gap in Alexandria, Egypt: Talking to Girls in Schools About Reproductive Health, Population Reference Bureau
Sara Hanafy, Omneya Elsharkawy, Mohame Abdelbaqy, May Tewfik, Ibrahim Kharboush, Adel Malek, Hanaa Ismail
Population Reference Bureau
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Non-academic paper
In Morocco, More Modern Contraceptive Use Plays Key Role in Decreasing Maternal Deaths, Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
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Non-academic paper
Fairness and Accountability: Engaging in Health Systems in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
The global burden of disease: Generating evidence, guiding policy – Middle East and North Africa regional edition, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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Non-academic paper
Road traffic injuries: A public health crisis in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
Said Dahdah nad Dipan Bose
World Bank Group
External  Content
Academic paper
HIV case reporting in the countries of North Africa and the Middle East, Journal of the International AIDS Society
Ivana Bozicevic, Gabriele Riedner, Ali Akbar Haghdoost
Journal of the International Aids Society
External  Content
Non-academic paper
The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story, The World Bank
Farrukh Iqbal, Youssouf Kiendrebeog
World Bank Group
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Conference proceedings of the International Conference: Health Related Issues and Islamic Normativity, Halle : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt
Schreiber, Jenny, Eich, Thomas, Clarke, Morgan
Halle : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt
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Academic paper
Social Inequalities, Regional Disparities and Health Inequity in North African Countries, International Journal for Equity in Health
Abdesslam Boutayeb and Uwe Helmert
International Journal for Equity in Health
External  Content
Academic paper
The State of Health in the Arab World, 1990–2010: An Analysis of the Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors, The Lancet
Ali H Mokdad, Sara Jaber, Muna I Abdel Aziz
The Lancet
External  Content
Academic paper
Inequality of Opportunity in Child Health in the Arab World and Turkey, Middle East Development Journal
Ragui Assad, Caroline Krafft, Nadia Belhaj Hassine and Djavad Salehi-Isfahani
Middle East Development Journal
External  Content
Academic paper
Less than 1000 days to go for MDGs 4 and 5: where are we and what needs to be done? Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
Flavia Bustreo
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
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Academic paper
Reducing the burden of maternal and child morbidity and mortality in the Eastern Mediterranean Region? Yes, we can, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
Mahmoud Fahmy Fathalla
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
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Academic paper
Expanding the comprehensive national neonatal screening programme in the United Arab Emirates from 1995 to 2011, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
H. Al Hosani, M. Salah, H.M. Osman, H.M. Farag, L. El-Assiouty, D. Saade, J. Hertecant
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
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Academic paper
Monitoring progress towards universal health coverage: recent developments, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
David B. Evans, Ties Boerma, Marie-Paule Kieny
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
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Academic paper
Review: Tobacco control efforts in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: achievements and challenges, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
S. Hassounah, D. Rawaf, T. Khoja, S. Rawaf, M.S. Hussein, W. Qidwai and A. Majeed
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
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Academic paper
The Arab Spring: Confronting the challenge of non-communicable disease, Journal of Public Health Policy
Bayard Robert, Preeti Patel, Maysoon Dahab, Martin McKee
Journal of Public Health Policy
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Academic paper
Public health in the Arab World: At a crossroads, World Federation of Public Health Associations
Samer Jabbour
Journal of Public Health Policy
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Non-academic paper
Demonstration of sustainable alternatives to DDT and strengthening of national vector control capabilities in Middle East and North Africa, WHO
World Health Organisation
World Health Organisation
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Academic paper
Gender, Education, Family Structure, and the Allocation of Labor in Iran, Middle East Development Journal
Hadi Salehi Esfahani and Parastoo Shajari
Middle East Development Journal
External  Content
Academic paper
Women, culture and the HIV epidemic in MENA, Journal of the International AIDS Society
Renu Chahil-Graf and Navid Madani
Journal of the International Aids Society
External  Content
Book
Social Policy in the Middle East: Economic, Political and Gender Dynamics, United Research Institute for Social Development
Massoud Karshenas
UNRISD
External  Content
Book
Mainstreaming Gender in Social Protection for the Informal Economy, Commonwealth Secretariat
Naila Kabeer
The Commonwealth
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Book
Gender and Global Restructuring: Sightings, Sites and Resistances, Routledge
Marianne H. Marchand, Anne Sisson Runyan
Google Books
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Book
New Directions in Social Impact Assessment: Conceptual and Methodological Advances, Edward Elgar Publishing
Frank Vanclay, Ana Maria Esteves
Edward Elgar Publishing
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