• 2012 SURVEY OF MIGRANT WORKERS IN THE GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL (GCC)COUNTRIES 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Trung Le, Kien; Al-Ali Mustafa, Semsia; Zikri, Sara; Al-Fayyad Al-Khaldi, Fatimah; ... more authors ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University. , 2015 , Report)
      This report presents the results of the 2012 GCC survey of migrant workers residing in Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The study was conducted by the Social and Economic Survey Research ...
    • Annual Omnibus Survey : A survey of life in Qatar 2012 

      Alemadi, Darwish; Abdul Rahim, Hanan; Diop, Abdoulaye; Trung Le, Kien; Khan, Mohammad; ... more authors ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University. , 2012 , Other)
      This executive summary presents the highlights of the 2012 Omnibus survey, the third in a series of Omnibus surveys, carried out by the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) of Qatar University. The Omnibus ...
    • Annual Omnibus Survey: A survey of life in Qatar 2014 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Gengler, Justin John; Khan, Mohammad N.; Traugott, Michael; Elawad, Elmogiera Fadlallh; ... more authors ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University. , 2015 , Other)
      This Executive Summary presents the highlights of the 2014 Omnibus survey, the fourth in a series of Omnibus surveys since 2010. The surveys were carried out by the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) ...
    • Antecedents of Trust among Citizens and Non-citizens in Qatar 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Jardina, Ashley; Tessler, Mark; Wittrock, Jill ( Springer Verlag , 2016 , Article)
      Utilizing new survey data on social capital, we examine the determinants and locus of generalized trust among citizens and immigrants in Qatar, a small, heterogeneous, wealthy, and non-democratic country in which immigrants ...
    • Attitudes Towards Migrant Workers in the GCC: Evidence from Qatar 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Tessler, Mark; Trung Le, Kien; Al-Emadi, Darwish; Howell, David ( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2012 , Article)
      With the majority of Qatar’s total population made up of foreigners (high-skilled and low-skilled migrant workers), Qatari nationals may feel that there are significant challenges for their society; despite the absence ...
    • Business legacy planning for mega events: The case of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar 

      Kaplanidou, Kiki; Al Emadi, Ahmed; Sagas, Michael; Diop, Abdoulaye; Fritz, Gerald ( Elsevier , 2016 , Article)
      This study aimed to explore the processes of business networking which lays the foundation for business legacy outcomes initiated by the award of a mega event in a region. Building on the work of Spilling (1996) on mega ...
    • Civic life and democratic citizenship in Qatar: Findings from the First Qatar World Values Survey 

      Gengler, Justin; Tessler, Mark; Al-Emadi, Darwish; Diop, Abdoulaye ( Brill Academic , 2013 , Article)
      The present study examines the Arab nation that has remained least affected by the regional upheaval that has gripped much of the Middle East and North Africa since the beginning of 2011: the Gulf state of Qatar. Using ...
    • Civil society and democratization in the Arab Gulf 

      Gengler, Justin; Tessler, Mark; Al-Emadi, Darwish; Diop, Abdoulaye ( http://foreignpolicy.com/ , 2011 , Article)
      qatar has been a notable exception to the wave of popular political mobilization that has struck Arab countries since January 2011. This is particularly so given the prominent role of its state-owned television station Al ...
    • Covid-19: Challenges & Perspectives 

      Al-Emadi, Talal; Bouras, Abdelaziz; Doi, Suhail; Tang, Patrick; Benslimane, Fatiha; ... more authors ( College of Medicine - Qatar University , 2020 , Video)
      A Virtual Conference to shed light on the QU's prominent trends and research efforts addressing Corona virus.
    • The Effects of Religiosity and Social Capital on Civic Engagement in Qatar 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Johnston, Trevor; Trung Le, Kien; Li, Yaojun ( Springer Verlag , 2017 , Article)
      Few studies have examined the role of religiosity and social capital on civic engagement in the context of a Muslim country. In this paper, we explore the impact of religiosity and social capital on charitable donations ...
    • From the "Fareej" to Metropolis" Qatar Social Capital Sirvey II 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Al Ansari, Majed; Ken T. Le, Kien; Elmaghraby, Engi; Al Bloshi, Amina; ... more authors ( SESRI - Qatar University , 2017 , Report)
      Qatar faces a social and economic transformation today linked to its unique demographic composition. Understanding social interactions within and across its diverse subgroups is critical for understanding and managing ...
    • Gender Prespecified Sampling for Cost Control 

      Trung Le1, Kien; Diop, Abdoulaye; Wittrock, Jill; Al-Emadi, Darwish; Elawad, Elmogiera ( Oxford University Press on behalf of The World Association for Public Opinion Research. All rights reserved , 2014 , Article)
      Nationally representative surveys administered in the Middle East and North Africa typically are conducted using methodological techniques developed from outside the region. Sometimes these best practices require ...
    • Legacy perceptions among Qatari nationals: What legacies will the 2022 World Cup bring? 

      Kaplanidou, Kyriaki; Al Emadi, Ahmed; Diop, Abdoulaye; Sagas, Michael; Ahmed Elmaghraby, Engi ( European Association for Sport Management conference , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Qatar has been awarded to host the 2022 World Cup. For the Middle East this event can bring a number of changes in the region for sport and urban development. Given that the event was awarded very early in Qatar (2010) by ...
    • Migration Policies across the GCC: Challenges in Reforming the Kafala 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Johnston, Trevor; Le, Kien Trung ( Gulf Research Center Cambridge , 2018 , Book chapter)
      Much of the debate over immigration policy in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar) revolves around the kafala, or sponsorship system. In ...
    • Perceptions and Impacts of the Oil Crash in Qatar 

      Eskandar, Glnar; Ewers, Michael; Diop, Abdoulaye; Le, Kien (2016 , Report)
      Qatari citizens, especially those employed in the public sector, are less likely than other people living in Qatar to be aware of the recent decline in oil prices. Among citizens who are aware, moreover, most seem to ...
    • Practical Guidance on Calculating Sampling Error in Election Polls 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Le, Kien T.; Alemadi, Darwish ( American Association for Public Opinion Research , 2013 , Article)
      In election poll results, the proportions favoring candidates and the survey sampling error are usually reported. However, it is hard to assess if the gap between any two candidates is statistically significant or not based ...
    • Prevalence and Potential Determinants of COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Resistance in Qatar 

      Khaled, Salma; Petcu, Catalina; Bader, Lina; Amro, Iman; Al-Hamadi, Aisha; ... more authors ( Qatar University Press , 2021 , Poster)
      Global COVID-19 pandemic containment necessitates understanding the risk of hesitance or resistance to vaccine uptake in different populations. The Middle East and North Africa currently lack vital representative vaccine ...
    • Qatar Education Study 2012- Students’ Motivation and Parental 

      Alemadi, Darwish; Al-Emadi, Ahmed; Diop, Abdoulaye; Trung Le, Kien; Kimmel, Linda; ... more authors ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University. , 2012 , Other)
      This report examines the views of children, parents, teachers, and administrators toward K-12 education in Qatar. It is based on results from the Qatar Education Study (QES), which is a series of surveys conducted by the ...
    • QATAR EDUCATION STUDY : Facilities Report 2012 

      Al-Emadi, Darwish; Al-Emadi, Ahmed; Diop, Abdoulaye; Trung Le, Kien; Kimmel, Linda; ... more authors ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University. , 2015 , Other)
      This report examines the views of students, teachers and administrators toward K-12 education in Qatar. It is based on results from the Qatar Education Study (QES), which is a series of surveys conducted by the Social ...
    • Qatar World Cup 2022: Awareness of the event and its impact on destination and country character perceptions in the US tourism market 

      Kaplanidou, Kyriaki; Al-Emadi, Ahmed; Triantafyllidis, Stavros; Sagas, Michael; Diop, Abdoulaye ( Cognizant Communication Corporation , 2016 , Article)
      This study examined how awareness levels of hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar changed perceptions of Qatar's destination image, country character, and neighboring destinations' images. Data were collected through Amazon ...