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Foundations of the Consensus against Surrogacy Arrangements in Islamic Law
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2014)
This Article traces the emergence and development of the consensus against surrogacy arrangements, mostly in the Sunni world, on the basis of a number of institutional fatwas, recommendations, and decisions. Despite this ...
The Online College Labor Market: Where The Jobs Are
The Online College Labor Market: Where the Jobs Are finds that more than 80 percent of job openings for workers with a bachelor’s degree or higher are posted online. This report analyzes the demand for college talent in ...
The Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Household Welfare in a Developing Country with Imperfect Labour Markets
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2014)
I develop an empirical methodology to assess the distributional impact of trade-induced price shocks when labour markets are imperfect. The proposed methodology relates exogenous variations in prices to changes in household ...
Islamic Law of Paternity between Classical Legal Texts and Modern Contexts: From Physiognomy to DNA Analysis
(Oxford University Press, 2014)
This paper investigates the extent to which reliance on DNA analysis for paternity verification conflicts with the Islamic law of paternity. More particularly, it seeks to examine the extent to which DNA testing can be ...
Motivating Migrants: A Field Experiment on Financial Decision-Making in Transnational Households
We randomly assigned male migrant workers in Qatar invitations to a motivational workshop aimed at improving financial habits and encouraging joint decision-making with spouses back home in India. 13-17 months later, we ...
Spain: No Country for the Populist Radical Right?
Although there is growing research interest in populist radical right (PRR) parties in Western Europe, little attention has been paid to the case of Spain – a country where these parties are almost non-existent or irrelevant ...