nep-ara New Economics Papers
on MENA - Middle East and North Africa
Issue of 2022‒11‒28
four papers chosen by
Paul Makdissi
Université d’Ottawa

  1. The direct impact of covid-19 on monetary poverty in Morocco By Tariq Hadrachi; Mohammed El Kamli
  2. Rebel governance during COVID-19: Describing and explaining armed groups' response to the pandemic in the Middle East By Marta Furlan
  3. Analyse des variables d’impact sur le comportement entrepreneurial en période de crise covid 19 By Adil Garohe; Rachid Zammar
  4. أثر الاستثمار في رأس المال الفكري على الأداء المالي للمصارف السعودية By Chiad, Faycal

  1. By: Tariq Hadrachi (​Laboratory of Economic Analysis and Modeling - UM5 - Université Mohammed V de Rabat [Agdal]); Mohammed El Kamli (​Laboratory of Economic Analysis and Modeling - UM5 - Université Mohammed V de Rabat [Agdal])
    Date: 2022–07–31
  2. By: Marta Furlan
    Abstract: As COVID-19 spread worldwide, armed groups in control of territory were called to address the health emergency. However, our knowledge in this regard is limited. Specifically, it remains poorly understood why different armed groups responded to the crisis differently. Recognizing this lacuna, this paper aims to illuminate the responses that different armed groups throughout the Middle East implemented in order to address COVID-19 and to explain why armed groups responded to the pandemic as they did.
    Keywords: Armed conflict, COVID-19, Middle East and North Africa, Governance, Wartime governance
    Date: 2022
  3. By: Adil Garohe (UM5 - Université Mohammed V de Rabat [Agdal]); Rachid Zammar (UM5 - Université Mohammed V de Rabat [Agdal])
    Abstract: This article aims to study the impact of the variables age, resilience and space on the behavior of entrepreneurs during the covid19 health crisis. To do this, an empirical study was conducted with 49 entrepreneurs located in the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region. The results of this study revealed that the well-being of entrepreneurs has been negatively affected by this crisis.
    Abstract: Cet article se propose d'étudier l'impact des variables l'âge, la résilience et l'espace sur le comportement des entrepreneurs en période de la crise sanitaire covid19. Pour ce faire une étude empirique a été menée auprès de 49 entrepreneurs situés dans la region Rabat-Salé-Kénitra. Les résultats de cette étude ont révélé que le bien-être des entrepreneurs a été affeté négativement par cette crise.
    Keywords: Entrepreneuriat,Comportement,Covid-19 Entrepreneurship,Behavior,Covid-19
    Date: 2022–09–25
  4. By: Chiad, Faycal
    Abstract: The purpose of the study is to study the effect of intellectual capital on the financial performance of Saudi banks. The study uses the VAIC methodology to measure intellectual capital and its components. Using the appropriate statistical analysis models, we found a significant correlation between the components of intellectual capital and financial performance. Employee capital CEE was the most independent variable affecting the rate of banking performance, compared to human capital HCE, and structural capital SCE.
    Keywords: Intellectual capital, Financial performance, Saudi banks.
    JEL: G32 O34
    Date: 2022–06

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