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    SESRI’s research team primarily employs computer-assisted personal interviewing techniques. The institute houses state-of-the-art call centers through which investigators conduct telephone interviews with respondents.

    SESRI’s Policy unit complement’s the research efforts by synthesizing, probing more deeply, and analyzing from a different perspective the Institute’s expansive inventory of survey data. All projects and results can be found below.

    Executive Summary
    From the "Fareej" to Metropolis"
    Qatar Social Capital Sirvey II
    Briefs & Reports
    Public awareness and perceptions of taxation in a changing Gulf economy  AR | EN
    Needs, Preferences, and Recommendations of Charity Executives and Experts  AR | EN
    Education in Qatar: the complex reality of citizen satisfaction  AR | EN
    Public Spending Priorities in Qatar  AR | EN
    Peer Reviewed Publications

    Ewers, M.C., R. Dicce, J.P.H. Poon, Y.W. Chow & J. Gengler (2017). Creating and Sustaining Islamic Financial Centers: Bahrain in the Wake of Financial and Political Crises. Urban Geography. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/02723638.2016.1268436

    Poon, J.P.H., J. Pollard, Y.W. Chow, and M. Ewers (2017). The rise of Kuala Lumpur as an Islamic financial frontier. Regional Studies. Volume 51, Issue 10, pages 1443-1453. doi:10.1080/00343404.2016.1214254

    Murphy, T., C. Brannstrom, M. Fry, and M. Ewers (2017). Economic development stakeholder perspectives on boomtown dynamics in the Eagle Ford Shale, Texas. Geographical Review. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/gere.12226

    Diop, A., K.T. Le, and M.C. Ewers, (2017). Working and Living Conditions of Migrant Workers in the GCC. In S. Irudaya Rajan (Ed.), India Migration Report 2016: Gulf Migration (pp. 75-89). New York: Routledge.

    Ewers, M.C. & Dicce, R. (2017). Expatriate mobility, firm recruitment and local context: Skilled international migration to the rapidly globalizing city of Dubai. In M. van Riemsdijk and Q. Wang (Eds.) Rethinking International Skilled Migration (pp. 194-208). New York: Routledge.

    Diop, A., K. Le, T. Johnston & M. Ewers. (2017). Citizens’ attitudes towards migrant workers in Qatar. Migration and Development, 6:1, 144-160.

    Ewers, M.C. (2017). International knowledge mobility and urban development in rapidly globalizing areas: Building global hubs for talent in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Urban Geography. 38:2, 291-314.

    El-Kassem, R.C.(2017) Determinants of Banks’ Profitability: Panel Data from Qatar. Open Journal of Accounting , 6, 103-111. 

    Diop, Abdoulaye, Johnston T., and Le T. K.: Donating Time or Money? “The Effects of Religiosity and Social Capital on Civic Engagement in Qatar”, Social Indicators Research, 2017, pp 1-19.

    Diop, Abdoulaye, Yaojun Li, Majed Mohammed H. A. Al-Ansari, and Kien T. Le: “Social Capital and Citizens’ Attitudes towards Migrant Workers”, 

    Nakkash, R., Qutteina, Y., Nasrallah, C., Wright, K., El-Alti, L., Makhoul, J., & Alali, K. The Practice of Research Ethics in Lebanon and Qatar: Perspectives of Researchers on Informed Consent. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 2017; doi:10.1177/1556264617730643

    James-Hawkins, L., Qutteina, Y., & Yount, K.M. The Patriarchal Bargain in a Context of Rapid Changes to Normative Gender Roles: Young Arab Women's Role Conflict in Qatar. Sex Roles, 2016; doi:10.1007/s11199-016-0708-9.

    Sellami, Abdellatif, El-Kassem, Rima, Alqassass, Haneen, & Al-Rakeb, Noof. 2017. “A Path Analysis of Student Interest in STEM, with Specific Reference to Qatari Students.” Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education(EJMSTE), 13(9): 6045-6067

    Sellami, Abdellatif, Kimmel, Linda, Wittrock, Jill, Hunscher, Bryan, Cotter, Anna, Al-Emadi, Ahmed, & Al-Emadi, Darwish. 2017. “Factors Shaping Qatari Students’ Career Expectations in STEM, Business, or Public Sectors Fields.” Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (EJMSTE), 13(10): 6491–6505.

    Executive Summary
    Qatar Semi-Annual Survey (QSAS)Doha News: 26/4/2016
    Doha News: 27/11/2015
    Doha News: 31/10/2015
    Students' Motivation and Parental Participation Report  AR | EN
    Briefs and Reports
    Shadow Education: Private Tutoring and Education Reform  AR | EN
    Subsidy Reduction and Trends among Lower Income Qatari Households   
    Views of the Gulf Cooperation Council among Qatari and other Gulf Nationals  AR | EN
    Climate Change and Temperature Warming in Qatar   
    Housing Tenure and Economic Inequality among Qatari Citizens  AR | EN
    Citizen and Resident Satisfaction with Public Services in Qatar  AR | EN
    Public Acceptance of Taxation in Qatar  AR | EN
    Subsidy Reduction and Relative Poverty Among Qatari Households  EN
    Worker Welfare Index  AR | EN
    Perceptions and Impacts of the Oil Crash in Qatar  AR | EN
    Peer Reviewed Publications


    Abdelkader, Nada. 2017. "Patterns, Trends and Issues in Qatar’s Higher Education Sector.” Gulf Affairs, Spring 2017

    Khaled, Salma M, Shockley, Bethany, Abdul Rahim, Hanan F. 2016. “The effects of citizenship status on service utilization and general satisfaction with healthcare: a cross-cultural study” International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 2016, 1–8 
    Al Emadi, Ahmed, Kyriaki Kaplanidou, Abdoulaye Diop, Michael Sagas, Kien T. Le, and Semsia Al-Ali Mustafa. Forthcoming 2016. “2022 Qatar World Cup: Impact Perceptions among Qatar Residents.” Journal of Travel Research.
    Diop, Abdoulaye, Ashley E. Jardina, Mark Tessler, and Jill Wittrock. Forthcoming 2016. “Antecedents of Trust among Citizens and Non-citizens in Qatar.” Journal of International Migration and Integration.
    Ewers, Michael C. and Ryan Dicce. Forthcoming 2016. “Expatriate labor markets in rapidly globalizing cities: reproducing the migrant division of labor in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
    Gengler, Justin and Jocelyn S. Mitchell. Forthcoming 2016. “A Hard Test of Individual Heterogeneity in Response Scale Usage: Evidence from Qatar.” International Journal of Public Opinion Research.
    Seah, Kiat Ying, Eric Fesselmeyer, and Kien T. Le. Forthcoming 2016. “Estimating and decomposing changes in the White–Black homeownership gap from 2005 to 2011.” Urban Studies. doi: 10.1177/0042098015619870
    Abdelkader, Nada. 2016. “Public-Private Partnership in Tunisia: Enfidha Airport Assessment of an Infrastructure Achievement.” International Journal of Public Administration 39(7): 552–562
    Badahdah, Abdallah and Kien T. Le. 2016. “Parenting Young Arab Children: Psychometric Properties of an Adapted Arabic Brief Version of the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire.” Child Psychiatry & Human Development 47(3): 486–493.
    Elawad, Elmogiera, Abdoulaye Diop, Mohamed Agied, and Isam Abdelhameed. 2016. “Giving two answers to the same question: applying survey re-interview techniques.” African Journal of Science and Research 5(2): 35–37
    Elawad, Elmogiera, Mohamed Agied, and John Lee Holmes. 2016. “Why do people participate in surveys in Qatar?” Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies 4(2): 125–131
    Gengler, Justin and Laurent A. Lambert. 2016. “Renegotiating the Ruling Bargain: Selling Fiscal Reform in the GCC.” Middle East Journal 70(2): 321–329.

    Kaplanidou, Kyriaki, Ahmed Al Emadi, Abdoulaye Diop, and Gerald Fritz. 2016. “Business legacy planning for mega events: The case of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.” Journal of Business Research 69(10): 4103–4111.

    Shockley, Bethany. 2016. “Women and Political Interest in Qatar: Moving Ahead but Not Catching Up.” Journal of Arabian Studies 6(1): 53–73
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    Qatari Womens Survey  
    Executive Summary
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