George Naufal

Texas A&M University

Senior Research Associate

Public Policy Research Institute

4476 TAMU

College Station, TX 77843

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Are Pornography and Marriage Substitutes for Young Men?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8679
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Michael Malcolm and George Naufal
West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Texas A&M University
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pornography, divorce, marital formation

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The Responsiveness of Remittances to the Oil Price: The Case of the GCC

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4277
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
George Naufal and Ali A. Termos
Texas A&M University and American University of Sharjah
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elasticity, remittances, oil price, GCC

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Remitters in Dubai

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Aug 2010
George Naufal and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Texas A&M University and University of Oxford
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Dubai, Migration, Remittances

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Migrant Transfers in the MENA Region: A Two Way Street in Which Traffic is Changing

Migration Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
George Naufal and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Texas A&M University and University of Oxford
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Migration, Remittances, Crisis, MENA, GCC

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Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC: Summary Report

CIRS Summary Report No. 12
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2016
Georgetown University, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, Georgetown University, Carnegie Mellon University - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), James Madison University, International Organisation for Migration (IOM), International Organization for Migration (IOM), International Organisation for Migration (IOM), European University Institute - Migration Policy Centre, Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), Qatar University, Texas A&M University, American University of Sharjah, School of Business Administration, Department of Economics, University of Oxford and Arab Open University, Kuwait
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Migration, Arab Migrants in the Gulf, Qatar, Gulf Cooperation Council, Transnational Migrants, Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Yemen,

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Why Remit? The Case of Nicaragua

IZA Working Paper No. 3276
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 May 2008
George Naufal
Texas A&M University
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altruism, censored regression, remittances, Central America, Nicaragua

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Changing Fertility Preferences One Migrant at a Time: The Impact of Remittances on the Fertility Rate

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4066
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
George Naufal and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Texas A&M University and University of Oxford
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remittances, fertility rate, panel data, Latin America, Africa, Asia

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Asymmetric Information Under the Kafala Sponsorship System: Impacts on Foreign Domestic Workers' Income and Employment Status in the GCC Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9941
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Froilan Malit Jr. and George Naufal
Cornell University and Texas A&M University
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asymmetric information, migration, domestic worker, Middle East, Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

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The Impact of Government Spending on GDP in a Remitting Country

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11676
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Sultan Qaboos University, American University of Sharjah, School of Business Administration, Department of Economics and Texas A&M University
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remittances, multipliers, fiscal policy, GCC

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Exploitation and the Decision to Migrate: The Role of Abuse and Unfavorable Working Conditions in Filipina Domestic Workers' Desire to Return Abroad

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11677
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
George Naufal and Froilan Malit Jr.
Texas A&M University and Cornell University
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migration, absconding, domestic workers, GCC countries, abuse, mobility

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Who Remits? The Case of Nicaragua

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3081
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Nov 2007
George Naufal
Texas A&M University
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migration, remittances, censored regression, decision making, Central America, Nicaragua

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Regulation, Trust, and Cronyism in Middle Eastern Societies: The Simple Economics of 'Wasta'

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7201
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Andy Barnett, Bruce Yandle and George Naufal
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Texas A&M University
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cronyism, wasta, firm, Hayek, Coase, Middle East, social capital

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A Tacit Monetary Policy of the Gulf Countries: Is There a Remittances Channel?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8810
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Ali A. Termos, Ismail H. Genc and George Naufal
American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah, School of Business Administration, Department of Economics and Texas A&M University
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remittances, inflation, monetary policy, GCC

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The Effect of Risk Assessment Scores on Judicial Behavior and Defendant Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11948
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
CarlyWill Sloan, George Naufal and Heather Caspers
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University
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pretrial detention, bail, risk assessment, recidivism, regression, discontinuity

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The Responsiveness of Remittances to Price of Oil: The Case of the GCC

OPEC Energy Review Vol. 33 No. 3 – 4 , pp. 184 – 197 September/December 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
George Naufal and Ali A. Termos
Texas A&M University and American University of Sharjah
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Child Discipline in Times of Conflict

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10936
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Michael Malcolm, Vidya Diwakar and George Naufal
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and Texas A&M University
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Iraq war, child discipline, mental health, Middle East, household interactions

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Does Diploma Type Matter for Subsequent Academic Achievement? A Uae Case Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8472
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Samer Kherfi and George Naufal
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and Texas A&M University
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students' university performance, high school characteristics, diploma, UAE

18.

Structural Change in MENA Remittance Flows

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7485
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jul 2013
George Naufal and Ismail H. Genc
Texas A&M University and American University of Sharjah, School of Business Administration, Department of Economics
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migration, remittances, unit roots, structural break, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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Inter-Spousal Communication in Consanguineous Marriages: Evidence from Egypt

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11656
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Aastha Rajan and George Naufal
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Texas A&M University
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consanguinity, communication, marriage, Egypt, Middle East

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Violent Conflict and Breastfeeding: The Case of Iraq

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10937
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Vidya Diwakar, Michael Malcolm and George Naufal
Overseas Development Institute (ODI), West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Texas A&M University
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conflict, breastfeeding, Middle East, Iraq

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Exploring Factors Associated with Turnover Among Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisors in Nursing Homes

Kash, B.A., Naufal, G.S., Cortes, L., and Johnson, C.E. (2009). Exploring factors associated with turnover among registered nurse (RN) supervisors in nursing homes. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 29, 107-127.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jun 2016
Texas A&M University - Department of Health Policy & Management, Texas A&M University, Evercare Texas and University of Washington - Department of Health Service
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nurse supervisor turnover, RN intent to leave

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A Tacit Monetary Policy of the Gulf Countries: Is There a Remittances Channel?

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 599-610, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Apr 2016
Ali Termos, Ismail H. Genc and George Naufal
American University of Beirut, American University of Sharjah, School of Business Administration, Department of Economics and Texas A&M University
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Effect of Staff Turnover on Staffing: A Closer Look at Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistants

Kash, B.A., Castle, N., Naufal, G., Hawes, C. (2006). The effect of staff turnover on staffing: A closer look at registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses and certified nursing assistants. The Gerontologist, 46(5), 609-19.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016
Texas A&M University - Department of Health Policy & Management, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Health Policy and Management, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Health Policy & Management

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nursing homes, nurse staffing, staff turnover

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Individual Factors Associated with Intentions to Leave Among Directors of Nursing in Nursing Homes

Kash, B.A., Naufal, G.S., Dagher, R.K., and Johnson, C.E. (2010). Individual factors associated with intent to leave among directors of nursing (DONs) in nursing homes. Healthcare Management Review, 35(3), 246-255.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016
Texas A&M University - Department of Health Policy & Management, Texas A&M University, University of Maryland and University of Washington - Department of Health Service

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director of nursing, nursing home