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Competence and Electability: Exploring the Limitations on Female Candidates in Qatar
( Routledge , 2018 , Article)
Attitudes about women's expertise can play a role in limiting their access to influential public spaces, including elected government positions. In the Arab Gulf, women remain underrepresented in electoral politics. This ...
Exploring Local Governance and E-Services in Qatar
( IGI Global , 2019 , Article)
Properly implemented, e-government enables improved government efficiency and greater engagement with citizens. The State of Qatar has implemented many e-government initiatives but little has been done to investigate their ...
Randomization in small sample surveys with the Halton sequence
( 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 ...
Becoming Linked In: Leveraging Professional Networks for Elite Surveys and Interviews
( Wiley-Blackwell , 2019 , Article)
Finding and recruiting survey and interview participants remains an important and time-consuming process for mixed methods researchers. For those operating in cross-cultural contexts, these barriers are particularly salient ...
The Political Costs of Qatar's Western Orientation
( Blackwell Publishing Ltd , 2012 , Article)
"Protecting" or "policing": Academic researchers' view of IRBs in an arab context
( 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 ...
Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East
( Cambridge University Press (CUP) , 2018 , Book Review)
its hard-won gains from Raqqa to Mosul, victory for the United States and its allies in this clash of ideas and values in the deserts of the Middle East is far from assured” (319)
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 ...
No (Gulf) Country for Syrian Refugees
( The Council on Foreign Relations , 2015 , Article)
A common reaction to the ongoing migrant crisis has been to blame Europe: how can the wealthy nations of western Europe allow such a tragedy? More recently, however, media and popular scrutiny have turned back toward the ...
The Determinants of Youth Unemployment in Qatar
( 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 ...