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Paper titles,journals/conferences for the products of GERPA research

After less thanthree years of operation, a number of the GERPA funded projects have beencompleted and some have been published in regional and internationaljournals.  The research output representsthe scientific evidence necessary for the change of women status in MENA.  The publication of the GERPA research is afirst step towards the dissemination of the research output. 




  • Roushdy, R. 2007. “Intrahousehold Allocation in Egypt: Does Women's Empowerment Lead to Greater Investment in Children?” In Empowerment of Women- Perspective and Experience. S. Multani (Ed.), The Icfai University Press, pp.204-225, India.

  • Yount, K.M. 2008, “Resources across the life course and later-life cognitive functioning among women and men in Ismailia, Egypt”. Demography 45(4):907–926.

  • Namoro, S. and R. Roushdy. 2009. “Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Egypt: Women Empowerment and Investment in Children.” Middle East Development Journal, Vol.1 No. 1, ERF, pp 105-121.

  • El Khider Ali Musa. 2009. “Female Investors inThe UAE Stock Exchange” Journal ofEconomic Horizons, UAE federation of Chambers of Commerce andIndustry, Dubai ,UAE.

  • Shooshtarian, A. and M. Bakhshoodeh. “Regional Poverty in Iran”, Journal of Income Distribution, Journal of Income Distribution, Vol. 18, No. 3-4, Sep.-Dec. 2009.

  • Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, M. Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi and Meimanat Hosseini-Chavoshi, “Family Planning and Fertility Decline in Rural Iran: The Impact of Rural Health Clinics,” Health Economics, Volume 19, Issue S1, 159-180, 2010.

  • Tohme, L., K.M. Yount, S. Yassine, O. Shideed and A. Sibai. “Socioeconomic resources and living arrangements of older adults in Lebanon: Who chooses to live alone?”, under revision, conditionally accepted in Ageing and Society.

  • Michal Engelman, Emily M. Agree, Kathryn M. Yount, and David Bishai. “Parity and parents' health in later-life: The gendered case of Ismailia, Egypt.” Population Studies 64(2). Epub ahead of print: April 6, 2010.


  • Yount, K.M., C. Burget, M. Engelman and E.M. Agree. “Gender and Self-Rated Health among Older Adults in Ismailia, Egypt : A Decomposition Analysis.”

    - manuscript under review with Social Science and Medicine

    - manuscript submitted for presentation to the Population Association of America 2010 meeting.


  • Yount, K.M., S. Cunningham, M. Engelman and E. Agree. “Gender, Generation, and Economic Transfers in Ismailia,Egypt .”

    - manuscript under review with Social Forces

    - paper presented at the UNFPA/Doha International Institute/Northwestern University/UN Programme on Ageing "Seminar on Family Support Networks and Population Ageing," Doha, Qatar, June 3 - 4, 2009.

    - paper invited for presentation at the international conference, "Ageing in the 21st Century," University of Utah, Salt Lake City, October 28 - 29, 2009

    - paper submitted for the Population Association of America 2010 meeting

    - paper planned submission for presentation at the American Sociological Association 2010 meeting.


  • Shideed, O., Sibai A.M. “Co-residence with married children among older adults in Lebanon : a gain or a drain. Family relations in a context of population ageing” (poster). Tthe XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference, Marrakesh, Morocco , September 27-October 2, 2009.


  • Bishai, D. and O. El Gibaly. “Anachronism: Developing Strategies to Measure Time Use in Egyptian Households Without Clocks.” Presented at the IATUR conference on time use in Germany September 25th, 2009.
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