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    • Trusted News Sources’ Measures and their Relationships to Social and Public Attitudes: An Analysis of the First Annual Omnibus Survey of Life in Qatar 

      Meeds, Robert; Al-Emadi, Darwish; Diop, Abdoulaye ( Georgia State Univesrity , 2013 , Article)
      An overwhelming majority (77 percent) of Qatari Nationals reported television as their most trusted local news source (87 percent for Arab/regional news and 89 percent for international news), and 80 percent rated the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Portrait of Low-Income Migrants in Contemporary Qatar 

      GARDNER, ANDREW; GARDNER, ANDREW; PESSOA, SILVIA; DIOP, ABDOULAYE; AL-GHANIM, KALTHAM; ... more authors ( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2013 , Article)
      Though transnational labor migration in the Gulf States has increasingly been of scholarly interest, that scholarship has to date relied largely on qualitative ethnographic methodologies or small non-representative ...
    • Practices of obtaining informed consent in Lebanon and Qatar: a disconnect between standards and practice 

      Nakkash, Rima; Makhoul, Jihad; Al Ali, Khalid; Mazloum, Farah; Qutteina, Yara; ... more authors (2013 , Presentation)
      With the increasing number of universities in the Arab region, there has been a consequent increase in the number of research projects conducted particularly with human subjects. Despite the need to understand the application ...
    • 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 ...
    • Challenges to the application of research ethics: researchers' views from Lebanon and Qatar 

      MAKHOUL, Jihad; NAKKASH, Rima; AL-ALI, Khalid; MAZLOUM, Farah; QUTTEINA, Yara; ... more authors ( American University of Beriut , 2014 , Conference Paper  &   Presentation)
      The rise of academic institutions and in funding in the Arab World, poses concerns about the practice of research ethics. The influence of cultural and academic contexts on the interpretation and the application of research ...
    • "Protecting" or "policing": Academic researchers' view of IRBs in an arab context 

      Makhoul, Jihad; El-Alti, Leila; Qutteina, Yara; Nasrallah, Catherine; Sakr, Carol; ... more authors ( SAGE Publications Inc. , 2014 , Article)
      A recent surge of research universities and human subjects research funding in the Arab world raises concerns about applied research ethics and oversight. In-depth interviews conducted with 52 researchers in Lebanon and ...
    • Popular Support for Political Parties in Sudan 2013 

      Elawad, Elmogiera; ALsharief, Rehab; Elawad, Gefari (2014 , Conference Paper)
      Contemporary Political Parties Map in Sudan The Sudanese political map is a multiple and dynamic one. It continually shows new and myriad political forces in western and eastern Sudan. In addition to the traditional and ...
    • Accuracy and Coverage Assessment of House units Frame ,using Post-Frame update survey (PFS) Method 

      Elawad, Elmogiera; Agied, Mohammed ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University , 2015 , Conference Paper  &   Presentation)
      Basically, the PFS is an independent survey that repeats frame update. The survey results are compared with house units frame results, permitting estimates to be made of : coverage and content errors. Coverage errors ...
    • The Determinants of Youth Unemployment in Qatar 

      Sayre, Edward; Benmansour, Nada; Constant, Samantha ( Middle East Economic Association and Loyola University Chicago , 2015 , Article)
      While Qatari unemployment is low compared to regional standards, unemployment is even more concentrated among first time job-seeking youth than in other countries in the Arab world. This paper examines the factors that ...
    • Validation of the General Self-Efficacy Scale among Qatari young women 

      Abdul Rahim, HF; Crandall, A; Yount, K.M. ( World Health Organization , 2015 , Article)
      The General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSES) is a measure of people’s beliefs about their capacity to cope with life’s demands. Self-efficacy may be particularly relevant in transitional stages such as in late adolescence, when ...
    • Estimating and decomposing changes in the White–Black homeownership gap from 2005 to 2011 

      Seah, Kiat Ying; Fesselmeyer, Eric; Lê, Trung Kiên ( SAGE Publications , 2015 , Article)
      This study evaluates the effects of the recent US housing bust on the White–Black homeownership gap by estimating and decomposing the changes in the distribution of the gap between 2005 and 2011. Our analysis shows that ...
    • Citizens’ attitudes towards migrant workers in Qatar 

      Diopa, Abdoulaye; Trung Lea, Kien; Johnstonb, Trevor; Ewersa, Michael ( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2015 , Article)
      Public attitudes play a critical role in shaping policies towards immigration and the status of migrant workers. Facing growing pressure from international human rights organizations, media and other groups, the Gulf ...
    • 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 ...
    • A SURVEY OF THE VIEWS OF QATARIS AND EXPATRIATES VIS-A-VIS THE HOSTING OF FIFA 2022 WORLD CUP 

      Al Emadi, Ahmed; Diop, Abdoulaye; Le, Kien T.; El- Maghraby, Engi; Qutteina, Yara; ... more authors ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University. , 2015 , Other)
      This report presents the results of The Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup survey of Qatari nationals and white-collar expatriates residing in Qatar. The study was conducted and funded by the Social and Economic Survey Research ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...