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A Hard Test of Individual Heterogeneity in Response Scale Usage: Evidence From Qatar
( 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 ...
Consanguineous marriage in the Arab societies
( MedCrave , 2020 , Article Review)
Endogamous and consanguineous marriage is estimated to comprise 20% of all marriages in the contemporary world. In Arabia, however, it is estimated to characterize approximately half of all marriages. Overall, this is ...
Why do we need to integrate the Indigenous culture to achieve Holistic Sustainability?
( Corpus publishers , 2020 , Article Review)
This paper proposes a vision of the re-discovery of Arabian Gulf communities’ culture and a revival of local knowledge in a bid to support, promote, and move towards a more sustainable future for the region. Information ...
'Why Do You Ask?' the Nature and Impacts of Attitudes towards Public Opinion Surveys in the Arab World
( Cambridge University Press , 2019 , Article Review)
For the first time in an Arab country, this article examines attitudes toward public opinion surveys and their effects on survey-taking behavior. The study uses original survey data from Qatar, the diverse population of ...
A critical review of research on STEM education in Qatar
( Common Ground Research Networks , 2021 , Article Review)
In the light of the mounting national promotion, encouragement, and support of the skillsets that are critical to the knowledge economy in Qatar, the present article offers a critical review of the current body of literature ...
Health impact of indoor air pollution in the gulf region: A review
(2022 , Article Review)
Factors such as unfavorable meteorological conditions within the Gulf region force citizens to spend a considerable amount of time in their homes. Indoor air quality in the Arabian Gulf is rapidly becoming an issue of vital ...