Markus Loewe

German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

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1.

Which Factors Determine the Upgrading of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)? The Case of Egypt

Number of pages: 314 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Egyptian Center for Economic Studies, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE) and Egyptian Center for Economic Studies
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small and medium enterprises, upgarding, innovation enterprise growth, private sector promotion, formalisation, company regulation, human capital, Egypt, Middle East and North Africa

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Social Security in Egypt: An Analysis and Agenda for Policy Reform

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Social protection, social security, social insurance, pension schemes, health systems, social assistance, cash transfers micro insurance

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The Impact of Favouritism on the Business Climate: A Study on Wasta in Jordan

Number of pages: 221 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KFW) - KfW Development Bank, Independent, Independent, Humboldt University Berlin and DEG-German Investment and Development Company
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Jordan, corruption, favouritism, wasta, tribalism, authoritarianism, Islam

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The Sustainable Development Goals of the Post-2015 Agenda: Comments on the OWG and SDSN Proposals

Number of pages: 102 Posted: 20 Feb 2015
Markus Loewe and Nicole Rippin
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE)
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Millennium Development Goals, Sustainable Development Goals, Post 2015 Agenda, Open Working Group (OWG), Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

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Industrial Policy in Egypt 2004-2011

Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik Discussion Paper 13/2013
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Industrial policy, economic policy, private sector development, export diversification, innovation, structural change, state-business relations, education, training, competition, transparency, rule of law, Egypt, Middle East and North Africa, authoritarian context

Industrial policy in Egypt 2004–2011

Posted: 06 Jan 2021
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

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Egypt, industrial policy, economic policy, SMEs, political economy, embedded autonomy, public goods

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The Global Financial Crisis and the Arab World: Impact, Reactions and Consequences

Mediterranean Politics, Vol. 15, No. 1, 45-71, March 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Mar 2013
Juliane Brach and Markus Loewe
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Arab countries, global financial and economic crisis, impact, trade, investment, foreign assets, remittances, tourism, development aid, foreign direct investment, Suez Channel

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Improving the Social Protection of the Urban Poor and Near-Poor in Jordan: The Potential of Micro-Insurance

Number of pages: 206 Posted: 20 Feb 2013
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KFW) - KfW Development Bank, Independent, Independent, Independent and Independent
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Jordan, social protection, informal sector, poverty, social security, social assistance, micro-insurance

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Caring for the Urban Middle Class: The Political Economy of Social Protection in Arab Countries

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 May 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Social security / social protection, political economy of, social assistance, social insuarnce, pensions, health systems, commodity subsidies, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria

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Pension Schemes and Pension Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 May 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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pensions, social security/protection, old-age protection, social insurance, political economy, Middle East and North Africam Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Bahrain

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The Potential of Microinsurance for Social Protection

Craig Churchill / Michal Matul (2012) (eds.): Protecting the Poor: A Microinsurance Compendium Vol. II, Geneva: International Labour Office and Munich Re Foundation
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Yvonne Deblon and Markus Loewe
Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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social protection, micro-insurance, social insurance, informal sector, informal employment

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Microinsurance in Western Asia

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 26 May 2015
Markus Loewe and Coralie Zaccar
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and Commercial Insurance Co. - Microinsurance Department
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Middle East, Western Asia, Micro-insurance, social protection, risks, insurance, NGOs, micro-finance

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The Third Way to Social Protection: Promoting Group-Based Micro Insurance

Pravartak – The Journal of Insurance & Risk Management, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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micro insurance, risk management, group insurance, social protection, co-operatives, community-based insurance

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social protection, micro-insurance, mutual insurance, self-help groups, third sector organisations, risk pooling, risk management

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How Favoritism Affects the Business Climate: Empirical Evidence from Jordan

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe, Jonas Blume and Johanna Speer
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KFW) - KfW Development Bank and Humboldt University Berlin
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Jordan, corruption, favouritism, wasta, tribalism, authoritarianism, Islam

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Social protection, social security, social insurance, pension schmeses, health systems, social assistance, cash transfers, micro insurance

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Middle East/North Africa and the Millennium Development Goals: Implications for German Development Cooperation

Number of pages: 245 Posted: 17 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Millennium Development Goals/MDGs, development cooperation, donor alignment, aid effectivenerss, development policies, development aid, international goals, Arab countries, Middle east and North Africa

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Social Health Protection in Arab Countries

Schreiber, J., T. Eich, M. Clarke, eds., Conference Proceedings of the international Conference 'Health Related Issues and Islamic Normativity,' 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Nov 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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health systems, social insurance, coverage, efficiency, Arab countries, authoritarian regimes, funding

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Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Millennium Declaration, development policy, development co-operation, aid, aid effectiveness, policy coherence, donor alignment, donor co-ordination, development paradigm, sustainability

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Sozialpolitik Im Dienste des Machterhalts: Soziale Sicherung und Staat im Arabischen Vorderen Orient (Social Policies as a Legitimation Strategy: Social Protection and the State in the Arab World)

Der Vordere Orient an der Schwelle zum 21: Jahrhundert, Opladen: VS Verl. für Sozialwissenschaften, 121-142, Peter Pawelka, Hans-Georg Wehling, eds., 1999
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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social protection, social security, social policies, Arab world, Middle East and North Africa, legitimation strategies

Downscaling, Upgrading or Linking? Ways to Realize Micro-Insurance

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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micro-insurance, insurance, social protection, social security, group-based insurance, cooperatives

Downscaling, Upgrading or Linking? Ways to Realize Micro-Insurance

International Social Security Review, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 37-59, April 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 May 2006
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Subsidy reforms in the Middle East and North Africa: Strategic options and their consequences for the social contract

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Mar 2021
Markus Loewe and Georgeta Vidican Auktor
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Subsidy reform; government spending; social contract; government legitimacy; social policy; Middle East and North Africa; Morocco; Egypt; Iran; protection; provision; political participation; subsidies; social cash transfers; public dialogue; information of public policies; repression; compensation

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The Millennium Development Goals: Chances and Risks

German Development Institute Discussion Paper 6/2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Millennium Development Goals, MDGs, development cooperatioon, donor alignment, aid effectiveness

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Die Diskrepanz Zwischen Wirtschaftlicher Und Menschlicher Entwicklung in Der Arabischen Welt (The Gap between Economic and Human Development in the Arab World)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Arab countries, Middle East and North Africa, human development, pro-poor growth, social inclusion, education, health, social protection, multidimensional poverty

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Basic Social Protection: Positions of Key Development Actors

Brot fur dle Welt Working Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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social protection, cash transfers, social assistance, development cooperation, donor support

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New Avenues to be Opened for Social Protection in the Arab World

International Journal of Social Welfare, April 2003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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socila protection, social security, Egypt, social insurance, pension schemes, social assistance, cash tarnsfers, micro insurance, health systems

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Social Insurance Reforms in Egypt: Needed, Belated, Flopped

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jun 2019
Markus Loewe and Lars Westemeier
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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social protection, social policy reform, social insurance, health insurance, pension insurance, reform, Egypt

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Social Protection Schemes in the Middle East and North Africa: Not Fair, Not Efficient, Not Effective

Rana Jawad / Nicola Jones / Mahmood Messkoub (eds.), Social policy in the Middle East and North Africa: the new social protection paradigm and universal coverage, Cheltenham: Elgar, 35-60, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jan 2020
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Social protection, social security, social policy reforms, Middle East and North Africa, Arab countries, social insurance, commodity subsidies, health systems.social transfers, social assistance, poverty, vulnerability, redistribution

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Deutsche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Mit Ägypten − Eine Analyse Aus Der Ankerlandperspektive (German Development Co-Operation with Egypt: Analysis from an Anchor Country Perspective)

German Development Institute Discussion Paper 14/2009
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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development cooperation, Germany, Egypt, anchor countries, stability, authoritarian regimes

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Protecting the Old in a Young Economy: Old Age Insurance in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

International Social Security Review, Vol. 53, 3/2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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pensions, old age, social protection, Social Security Social Insurance, Palestine / West Bank and Gaza

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Community effects of cash-for-work programmes in Jordan: supporting social cohesion, more equitable gender roles and local economic development in contexts of flight and migration

DIE Studies 102, German Development Institute, Bonn
Number of pages: 264 Posted: 24 Mar 2021
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Jordan, Middle East fragile context, refugee studies, cash-for-work, public works, social cash transfers, social protection, social cohesion, local economic development, gender, development aid

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Maßnahmen Zur Verbesserung Der Sozialen Sicherheit Im Informellen Sektor: Das Beispiel Der Arabischen Welt (How to Improve Social Protection in the Informal Sector: The Case of the Arab World)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Arab countries, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Bahrain, Saudi-Arabia, Algeria, Libya, Kuwait, social protection, social insurance, social assistance, cash transfers, micro insurance, public works schemes, public health systems, informal sector, informal employment, poverty

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Do Social Transfers Benefit Local Economic Development? The Case of Cash-for-Work Programmes in Jordan

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Apr 2021
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Cash-for work programmes, public works, social transfer programmes, social protection, refugees, flight context, local economic development (LED), multiplier effects, investment, employment, labour market policies, fragile context, public goods, infrastructure, Middle East, Syria, Jordan

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Introducing Social Protection in the Middle East and North Africa: Prospects for a New Social Contract?

Posted: 17 Jan 2020
Markus Loewe and Rana Jawad
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and Independent

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Social protection, social security, social policy reforms, Middle East and North Africa, Arab countries, social insurance, commodity subsidies, health systems.social transfers, social assistance, poverty, vulnerability, redistribution

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The Entrepreneur Makes a Difference: Evidence on MSE Upgrading Factors From Egypt, India and the Philippines

Posted: 27 Jan 2019
affiliation not provided to SSRN, German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Enterprise Upgrading, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development, Innovation, Egypt, India, Philippines

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How Can Development Policy Help to Tackle the Causes of Flight?

Posted: 09 May 2017
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), University of Bonn and German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik

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migration, flight, humanitarian, relief, development, cooperation, middle east, MENA, Syria

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Soziale Unsicherheit in der Westbank und dem Gazastreifen (Social Insecurity in the West Bank and Gaza Strip)

Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

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social protection, poverty, Palestine, West Bank and Gaza

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Social Protection: A Key Instrument for Social, Economic and Political Development

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Jun 2019
Markus Loewe
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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social protection, social insurance, social transfers, targeting, universal transfers, policy recommendations