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    • Randomization in small sample surveys with the Halton sequence 

      Le K.T.; McRoy M.; Diop A. ( European Survey Research Association , 2018 , Article)
      Randomization has been widely used in surveys for various purposes such as within household respondent selection, rotation of questions and answer choices, and split sample (or ballot) technique for survey experiments. The ...
    • Reasons for unit non-response in household Surveys in the Arab Gulf Countries 

      Elawad, Elmogiera; Agied, Mohamed; Ibrahim, Saleh; Alkahlout, Ayman ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University , 2013 , Poster)
      For in-person household surveys, it is fundamental to consider societal customs when choosing appropriate times and interviewer gender. However, even after all these procedures were taken into consideration with an eye to ...
    • Reform of the Kafāla System: A Survey Experiment from Qatar 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Johnston, Trevor; Trung Le, Kien ( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2016 , Article)
      Immigration in the Arabian Gulf is governed by the kafāla (sponsorship) system, which provides the legal basis for the residency and employment of foreign workers across the region. Despite mounting economic, political ...
    • The relationship between sleep duration and health status in Qatar’s population 

      Khaled, Salma M. ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      Knowledge of sleep duration correlates is limited to developed countries with a lack of studies in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). Qatar is a rapidly developing country in the EMR with three distinct population ...
    • Renegotiating the Ruling Bargain: Selling Fiscal Reform in the GCC 

      Gengler, Justin; Lambert, Laurent ( Middle East Institution , 2016 , Article)
      Built upon depletable reservoirs of oil and natural gas, the petro-states of the Arab Gulf have, since their beginning, always had one eye fixated on the end: the exhaustion of their life-giving natural resources, and ...
    • Research Report: The Political Economy of Sectarianism in the Gulf Region 

      Gengler, Justin ( Carnegie Endowment for International Peace , 2017 , Other)
      This collection seeks to advance our understanding of intra-Islamic identity conflict in the Middle East. Instead of treating distinctions between and within Sunni and Shia Islam as primordial and immutable, it examines ...
    • The rise of Kuala Lumpur as an Islamic financial frontier 

      Poon, Jessie P. H; Pollard, Jane; Chow, Yew Wah; Ewers, Michael ( Taylor & Francis , 2016 , Article)
      The rise of Kuala Lumpur as an Islamic financial frontier. Regional Studies. This paper examines Kuala Lumpur’s emergence as a prominent global Islamic financial centre. Its distance from the West and the Middle East offers ...
    • Road traffic fatalities in Qatar Jordan and UAE 

      Elawad, Elmogiera ( World Health Organization , 2016 , Article)
      ABSTRACT Smeed’s equation is a widely used model for prediction of traffic fatalities but has been found inadequate for use in developing countries. We applied regression analysis to time-series data on vehicles, population ...
    • Sectarianism from the Top Down or Bottom Up? Explaining the Middle East’s Unlikely De-sectarianization after the Arab Spring 

      Gengler, Justin ( Taylor and Francis , 2020 , Article)
      Sectarian politics has retreated across the Middle East in the years after the Arab Spring, even as conflict between the region’s two main sectarian actors—Iran and Saudi Arabia—has intensified. This essay explores this ...
    • SEPARATION HYPOTHESIS TESTS IN THE AGRICULTURAL HOUSEHOLD MODEL 

      T. Le, Kien ( Oxford University Press , 2010 , Article)
      In an agricultural household model, farmers’ production decisions can be either separated or nonseparated from preferences. Since previous studies on agricultural household behavior and policy effects have shown that the ...
    • Servant Leadership And Perceived Challenges In Stem Classes: The Reinforcing Role Of Problems And Management Techniques 

      El-Kassem, Rima Charbaji ( GIAP Journals , 2019 , Article)
      Purpose: This study investigates how high school principals’ leadership can directly and indirectly affect perceived challenges (obstacles) in STEM classes, with specific reference to teachers in Qatar. Design/methodolo ...
    • SESRI Experience in Managing Field Laptops Deployment 

      Abdelhameed, Isam ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University , 2015 , Conference Paper)
      In this technical presentation, I presented the way SESRI configure field laptops and prepare them to the field with maximum security aspects taken into consideration to safeguard against response data lost, Also how SESRI ...
    • Shedding Light on the Roots of Dissatisfaction with Health Care Services in the State of Qatar An Exploratory Study 

      Nasrallah, Catherine; Qutteina, Yara; Khaled, Salma ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University , 2016 , Poster)
      Dissatisfaction with health care performance is an important source of information about health system quality as perceived by the public. It has long term negative impacts on: *Relationship between health care users ...
    • Social Capital and Citizens’ Attitudes towards Migrant Workers 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Li, Yaojun; Al-Ansari, Majed Mohammed H. A.; Le, Kien T. ( Cogitatio Press , 2017 , Article)
      This study examines Qatari citizens’ attitudes toward migrant workers. While much research has been conducted on citizens’ attitudes toward the abolition, tightening, or loosening of the Kafāla system in the Gulf Cooperation ...
    • Social capital and sense of neighbourhood belonging among Qatari nationals 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Al Ansari, Mohammad Hassan; Al Ali Mustafa, Semsia; Kien, Le ( Taylor and Francis , 2020 , Article)
      This study examines citizens’ sense of neighbourhood belonging in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, focusing on the State of Qatar. While much research about this issue has been conducted in developed countries, ...
    • Social identity and coethnic voting in the Middle East: Experimental evidence from Qatar 

      Shockley, Bethany; Gengler, Justin J. ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      What explains widespread coethnic voting in the Middle East? The prevailing understanding revolves around clientelism: the view that MENA citizens support coethnic parties and candidates in order to most easily or effectively ...
    • Social media usage and support for women in community leadership: Evidence from Qatar 

      Bethany, Shockley; Lari, Noora Ahmed; El-Maghraby, Engi Assaad Ahmed; Al-Ansari, Mohammad Hassan ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      Is social media usage related to the acceptance of Arab women in community leadership? Since the Arab Spring, many have linked information communication technology (ICTs) with fast-moving political transitions, but their ...
    • Society and State in Post-Blockade Qatar: Lessons for the Arab Gulf Region 

      Gengler, Justin ( Taylor and Francis , 2020 , Article)
      This article examines key questions of citizen-state, citizen-citizen, and citizen-expatriate relations in the Arab Gulf states through the lens of the 2017 Qatar blockade. It utilizes original public opinion survey data ...
    • Socio-economic and Environmental Aspects of Fish Consumption in Qatar 

      Abusin, Sana; Al-Emadi, Noor; أبوسن, سناء; العمادي, نور ( Social & Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) , 2020 , Report)
      After the blockade in 2017, Qatar has undergone an important development of shifting from full dependency on food imports to self-sufficiency in perishable foods. Qatar has launched a food security strategy 2018-2023; ...
    • South-South Solutions for GCC Food Security and East African Agricultural Development: What potential role for the IsDB and Qatar North Mozambique? 

      Lambert, Laurent ( Turgut Ozal University , 2015 , Article)
      South-South Solutions for GCC Food Security and East African Agricultural Development: What potential role for the IsDB and Qatar North Mozambique? With a fast growing world population and decreasing arable land availability ...