AHDR Research Paper Series: Topical Background Research for the AHDR

The AHDR Paper Series is a medium for sharing recent research commissioned to inform the Arab Human Development Report, and further research in the field of human development. It is a quick-disseminating, informal publication whose titles could subsequently be revised for publication as articles in professional journals or chapters in books. The authors include leading academics and practitioners from the Arab countries and around the world.

COVID-19 and Gender in the Arab States: Using a human development lens to explore the gendered risks, outcomes and impacts of the pandemic on women’s health [English]
Jocelyn DeJong, Sasha Abdallah Fahme, 2021.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Progress Towards Achieving the SDGs: Using a human development lens to analyse the case of the Arab region [English]
Hala Ghattas, Nadine Mezher, Thurayya Zreik, Nadine Nasser, Nisreen Salti, Stephen J. McCall, 2021.
Assessing Multisectoral Collaborations in the COVID-19 Pandemic Response in Selected Arab Countries [English]
Fadi El-Jardali, Racha Fadlallah, Najla Daher, 2021.
Citizenship 360° in the Arab Region: Perceptions on Sustainable Development across Countries, Income, and Gender [English] [Arabic] [Dashboard]
Amaney Jamal, Paola Pagliani, Ellen Hsu, 2020.
Inclusive Citizenship and the Data Imperative in Arab Countries [English] [Arabic]
Paola Pagliani, 2020.
Leaving No One Behind: Towards Inclusive Citizenship in Arab Countries [English] [Arabic] [Infographics]
Adel Abdellatif, Paola Pagliani, Ellen Hsu, 2019.
Social Protection in the Arab Region: Emerging Trends and Recommendations for Future Social Policy [English] [Arabic]
Rana Jawad, 2014.
Multidimensional Poverty Index and Policies for Tackling Interlocking Deprivations in the Arab States [English] [Arabic]
Abdel-Hameed Nawar, 2014.
Expanding Youth Opportunities in the Arab Region [English]
Jad Chaaban, 2013.
Arab Spring: Demographics in a region in transition [English] [Arabic]
Barry Mirkin, 2013.
The Political Economy Of Climate Change in the Arab Region [English] [Arabic]
John Waterbury, 2013.
Energy and Arab Economic Development [English]
Bassam Fattouh and Laura El-Katiri, 2012.
Energy Subsidies in the Arab World [English] [Arabic]
Bassam Fattouh and Laura El-Katiri, 2012.
Job Creation in the Arab Economies: Navigating Through Difficult Waters [English] [Arabic]
Jad Chaaban, 2010.
Mapping of Climate Change Threats and Human Development Impacts in the Arab Region [English] [Arabic]
Balgis Osman Elasha , 2010.
Population Levels, Trends and Policies in the Arab Region: Challenges and Opportunities [English] [Arabic]
Barry Mirkin, 2010.