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  • The effects of the Employment Tax Incentive on South African employment 

    Ebrahim, Amina; Leibbrandt, Murray; Ranchhod, Vimal (United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2017-01)
    South Africa’s Employment Tax Incentive, launched in 2014, aimed to address low youth employment by reducing the cost of hiring young workers. We make use of anonymized tax administrative data from the 2012–2015 tax years ...
  • Strategies of the Unemployed in South Africa: Does Moving Allow the Unemployed to Get Ahead? 

    Ebrahim, Amina; Leibbrandt, Murray; Woolard, Ingrid (Unisa Press, 2016)
    This paper examines the survival strategies of the unemployed by using the data from the 2008, 2010–2011 and 2012 National Income Dynamics Study. We find that in response to unemployment and almost no unemployment insurance, ...
  • The State of Middle Eastern Youth 

    Hassan, Islam; Dyer, Paul (Wiley Blackwell, 2017-01)
    This special issue of The Muslim World studies the state of Middle Eastern youth, focusing on the ways in which their experiences continue to shape their worldviews and their priorities. The contribution of this special ...
  • Assessing the Soviet Oil Economy 

    Keaton, Charles Grant (Georgetown University, 2016)
    This research evaluates the methodologies used by four leading macroeconomic models—SOVMOD, SOVSIM, the RAND model, and the Decision Sciences Application model—to study the Soviet oil economy, a key yet opaque sector of ...
  • Geopolitical Transformation and Nostalgia: Literary Return Visits to Former East Prussian Homes 

    O'Dea, Meghan Elisabeth (Georgetown University, 2016)
    This dissertation examines literary return narratives by German expellees and their descendants revisiting former familial homes located in the historical East Prussian region (contemporary northern Poland and Kaliningrad, ...

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