Human Capital: Population Economics in the Middle East

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Ismail Abdel-Hamid Sirageldin
American Univ in Cairo Press, 2002 - Political Science - 345 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Demography and Development
15
Demographic Transitions and Economic Performance in the Middle East and North Africa
16
The Demography of the Arab Region New Challenges and Opportunities
37
Poverty in the Arab World The Role of Inequality and Growth
62
Budget Deficit Renewable Resource Gap and Human Resource Development in Oil Economies
96
Human Capital
115
Population and Education Prospects in the Arab Region
116
Globalization and Unemployment in MENA
194
Female Labor Supply in Egypt Participation and Hours of Work
210
Differentials in Incomegenerating Activities and Consumption Expenditures between Female and Maleheaded Households in Turkey
231
General versus Vocational High Schools and Labor Market Outcomes in Turkey
258
Migration and Urbanization
273
Rationality of Migration
274
A Macroeconometric Model of the Effects of Migrant Remittances in Mediterranean Countries
300
Big Cities and Migration Evidence from Egypt
326

Population Human Capital and Economic Growth in Iran
141
Econometric Analysis of Fertility Dynamics in Turkey
161
Labor Markets
193

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