​Migration / Remittances


  • Naufal, George and Vargas-Silva, Carlos (2010) “Remitters in DubaiSwiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 146(4), 769 – 780

​Social Capital (Wasta)




​Public Health






Book Chapters

  • ]Naufal, George; Genc, Ismail and Vargas-Silva, Carlos (2016) “Attitudes of Students in the GCC region towards the Arab Spring: A Case Study of Students in the UAE” forthcoming in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC edited by Zahra Babar Hurst Publishers 


  • Naufal, George; Malit, Froilan and Genc, Ismail (2016) “Contemporary Indian Labor Migration in the GCC Region: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities” forthcoming in India Migration Report edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, Taylor and Francis


  • Naufal, George (2015) “The Economics of Migration in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries” Regional Studies: Persian Gulf in the Handbook of the Economics of International Immigration edited by Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller, Elsevier B.V.


  • Genc, Ismail; Naufal, George and Abu Al-Foul Bassam (2014) “Female Labor Force Participation in Islamic Countries” in M. K. Hassan and M. K. Lewis Handbook on Islam and Economic Life, Edward Elgar Ltd.


  • Naufal, George; Genc, Ismail (2013) “The Effects of Remittances” in Al-Noaimi, Ali Rashid, and Irena Omelaniuk (eds.), Labor Mobility: An Enabler for Sustainable Development, Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR)


  • Naufal, George and Vargas-Silva, Carlos (2011) “Migrant Transfers in the MENA region: A Two Way Street in Which Traffic is Changing” in I. Sirkeci, J. Cohen and D. Ratha (eds.) Migration and Remittances during the Financial Crisis and Beyond, Washington D.C.: The World Bank, 365 – 374


  • Gronberg, Timothy, Jansen, Dennis and Naufal, George (2006) “Efficiency and Performance in Texas Public Schools” in Timothy J. Gronberg, Dennis W. Jansen (eds.) Improving School Accountability (Advances in Applied Microeconomics, Volume 14), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 81 – 101

Non Referee​d and Invited Publications