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    • 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 ...
    • GIVING TWO ANSWERS TO THE SAME QUESTION: APPLYING SURVEY RE-INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES IN QATAR. 

      Elawad, Elmogiera; Diop, A; Agied, Mohamed; Abdelhameed, Isam ( RESEARCH, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PUBLISHERS , 2016 , Article)
      In order to evaluate the quality of its survey data, SESRI implemented since 2010 a system of re-interviewing a sub-sample of respondents. These re-interviews usually take place not more than six days from the date of the ...
    • Growing food pyramids in the sand: how sustainable are Qatar’s self-sufficiency and foreign agro-investment policies? 

      Mustafa, Semsia Al-Ali ( Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare (IAO) , 2017 , Article)
      Achieving food security in the Arabian Gulf is no easy task. Fuelled by petrodollars, the countries largely rely on imports to feed their burgeoning population, making them susceptible to price and supply shocks. This paper ...
    • Gulf Security in the Age of Covid-19 

      Cole, Juan; Baabood, Abdullah; Kozhanov, Nikolay; Zaccara, Luciano; Al Ansari, Majed ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2020 , Video)
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    • A Hard Test of Individual Heterogeneity in Response Scale Usage: Evidence From Qatar 

      Gengler, Justin J.; Mitchell, Jocelyn S. ( Oxford University Press , 2016 , Article Review)
      A common approach to correcting for interpersonal differences in response category thresholds in surveys is the use of anchoring vignettes. Here we present results from the first applications of anchoring vignettes in ...
    • High-skilled migration and the attractiveness of cities. 

      Ewers, Michael C.; Dicce, Ryan; Czaika, Mathias ( Oxford University Press , 2018 , Book chapter)
      Book Description: Political and scientific debates on migration policies have mostly focused on governments' efforts to control or reduce low-skilled, asylum, and irregular migration or to encourage the return migration ...
    • A household-level decomposition of the white–black homeownership gap 

      Eric, Fesselmeyer; Kien, T. Le; Kiat Ying, Seah ( Elsevier B.V. , 2011 , Article)
      This paper uses a semiparametric homeownership model to estimate and to decompose the household-level white–black homeownership gap into an endowment component and a residual component across the distribution of homeownership ...
    • Housing Tenure and Economic Inequality among Qatari Citizens 

      Stepney, Erin ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University , 2016 , Report)
      The most immediately effective measure to address housing inequality, which would generate additional benefits in many other areas, is the streamlining of administrative processes related to land allotment and infrastructure ...
    • Im/mobile highly skilled migrants in Qatar 

      Babar, Zahra; Ewers, Michael; Khattab, Nabil ( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2018 , Article)
      Most studies on the mobility of highly skilled migrants have been examined with a framework of global talent mobility and under conditions of neoliberal governance and economic globalization. In this study we challenge the ...
    • The Impact of the Blockade on the Industrial and Financial Sectors in Qatar 

      Social & Economic Survey Research Institute, SESRI ( Social & Economic Survey Research Institute, SESRI , 2019 , Report)
      Today Qatar’s business community faces an unprecedented air, land and sea blockade. The economy has performed remarkably well despite these challenges, but more information is needed on how the blockade has impacted Qatar’s ...
    • Indicators of Students’ Lack of Motivation in Qatar: Students’ Perspectives 

      Sellami, Abdellatif; Al-Qassass, Haneen; Al-Rakeb, Noof; Elkassem, Rima ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University , 2017 , Poster)
      Striving for excellence in education, Qatar committed significant financial investments to revamp and modernize its system of education in order to prepare citizens for the challenge of modern society and to transform the ...
    • International knowledge mobility and urban development in rapidly globalizing areas: building global hubs for talent in Dubai and Abu Dhabi 

      Ewers, Michael ( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2016 , Article)
      This paper examines the processes through which the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai attract and integrate knowledge workers into their labor markets. It focuses on how the UAE has acquired the ...
    • Labor Camp Surveys in GCC Countries: Group Quarter Subsampling 

      Le K.T.; Pancratz S.; Diop A. ( SAGE Publications Inc. , 2019 , Article)
      The Gulf Cooperation Council is a regional cooperation of six Middle Eastern countries-Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. A common feature of these countries is the existence of many ...
    • Language and Nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia 

      Al-Ghanim, Kaltham; Watson, Janet C.E. (2020 , Article)
      This paper examines the relationship between language and nature in southern and eastern Arabia. The work is the result of a two-year interdisciplinary network between the University of Leeds and Qatar University, with ...
    • 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 ...
    • Lifetime prevalence and potential determinants of psychotic experiences in the general population of Qatar 

      Khaled, Salma M.; Wilkins, Stacy Schantz; Woodruff, Peter ( Cambridge University Press , 2020 , Article)
      Background To estimate the lifetime prevalence and potential determinants of psychotic experience(s) (PEs) in the general population of Qatar-a small non-war afflicted, conservative, high-income, middle-eastern country ...
    • Maternal and child health in the occupied Palestinian territory 

      Abdul Rahim, Hanan; Wick, Laura; Halileh, Samia; Hassan-Bitar, Sahar; Chekir, Hafedh; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2009 , Article)
      The Countdown to 2015 intervention coverage indicators in the occupied Palestinian territory are similar to those of other Arab countries, although there are gaps in continuity and quality of services across the continuum ...
    • Meanings of Women's Agency: A Case Study from Qatar on Improving Measurement in Context 

      Qutteina, Yara; James-Hawkins, Laurie; Al-Khelaifi, Buthaina; Youn, Kathryn M. ( Taylor and Francis Ltd. , 2019 , Article)
      The measurement of women's agency poses numerous challenges, including multi-dimensionality and context-specificity. This challenge is especially large for non-Western contexts that adapt measurement instruments without ...
    • Measuring Citizens Satisfaction of E-Government and Transparency in the State of Qatar 

      Al-Kubisi, Ali Selham (2020 , Article)
      E-Government has become a global phenomenon. Governments, both in developed and developing world, are making significant investments in order to gain more efficient, open and interactive government. In this study, the ...
    • Migrant Worker Well-Being and Its Determinants: The Case of Qatar 

      Ewers, Michael C.; Diop, Abdoulaye; Le, Kien Trung; Bader, Lina ( Springer , 2020 , Article)
      Despite significant media attention and criticism, we know very little about the living and working conditions of low-income migrants in the Arab Gulf states, how migrants themselves view these conditions, or what factors ...