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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 25–50.
Published: 28 August 2020
... inequality. Direct causes include fertility rate, per capita income, polygamy, OECD country, and corruption. Gender inequality in Arab countries is highly variable due to large differences in per capita income and is elevated because of polygamy and corruption. Arab countries can enact policies that would...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 41–64.
Published: 03 September 2019
... corruption regional disparity social media More than seven years ago, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) witnessed watershed events, resulting in the long awaited, yet varied, political and social transformations. The protests first started in Tunisia in late 2010 and early 2011, surprisingly...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 510–521.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Ahmed Alaa Fayed Given that corruption was one of the primary reasons that pushed the Egyptian masses to rally in 2011, it is important to look at its current status to see whether the levels of corruption have increased, decreased or remained the same since. This paper overviews the current status...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 April 2011
... research output as well international collaboration. © 2011 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2011 Arab countries political economy corruption science policy self-reliance human capital research and development collaboration in scientific research Contemporary Arab Affairs Vol. 4, No. 2...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (3): 458–480.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Ziad Hafez This paper is an attempt at showing the relationship between a rent-based economy, factionalism and corruption. The premise is that without an understanding of the culture of rent, factionalism and corruption, attempts at political and economic reform will not succeed...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (3): 471–477.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Amer Khayatt The global fight against corruption has gained momentum in the last two decades when its adverse effects on national economies, professional practice and the promotion of democracy and governance, have become clear. Yet the Arab region remained resistant towards these efforts. This...