dr. (Mahmoud) M. Meskoub

Senior Lecturer International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Academic Staff Unit
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
3.06
Telephone
+31 70 4260583
Email
messkoub@iss.nl

Latest academic publication

M. Meskoub (2017). Population ageing and inter-generational relation in the MENA: what role for social policy? Population horizons, 14 (2), 1. doi: 10.1515/pophzn-2017-0005

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      • M. Meskoub (2017). Population ageing and inter-generational relation in the MENA: what role for social policy? Population horizons, 14 (2), 1. doi: 10.1515/pophzn-2017-0005
      • N. Taha, K.A. Siegmann & M. Messkoub (2015). How portable is social security for migrant workers? A review of the literature. International Social Security Review, 68 (1), 95-118. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/issr.12061[go to publisher's site]
      • M. Meskoub (2013). Demographic and social trends affecting intergenerational relations in the MENA region. DIFI Family Research and Proceedings, 2013 (1). doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.5339/ difi.2013.arabfamily.9[go to publisher's site]
      • M. Messkoub (2008). Social Policy in Iran: Islamic or Secular? Policy World, Spring, 17-21.
      • M. Messkoub (2008). Social Security and Population Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa. DevISSues, 2.
      • M. Messkoub (2006). Social Policy in Iran in the 20th Century. Iranian Studies, 39 (2).
      • M. Messkoub (2005). Migrants in the EU: Welfare in Old Age. Public Finance and Management, 5 (2).
      • M. Messkoub (2001). ¿Aspetti della popolazione africana nel XXI sec.: vecchiaia, povert¿ questioni demografiche¿ [¿Some Aspects of Sub-Saharan African Population in the 2tst Century: the Old, AIDS and Poverty¿]; Dossier - Africa: economia di poverta. Africa e Mediterraneo, 35-36 (1/0.
      • M. Messkoub (1999). Crisis of Ageing in Less Developed Countries: Too Much Consumption or Too little Production. Development and Change, 30 (2).
      • M. Messkoub (1996). Impact of Adjustment in Tanzania: the Crisis of the Social Sector in the 1980s. Internet Journal of African Studies.
      • M. Messkoub (1992). Review Article on J. Grahl and P. Teague: 1992 - The Big Market: the Future of the European Community (London: Lawrance and Wishart, 1990). International Review of Applied Economics, 6 (2), 234-241.
      • M. Messkoub (2009). Migration: is the 21st century different? DevISSues, 11 (2).
      • M. Messkoub (2015). Social policy and combating inequality. In EuroMemo 2015 - What future for the European Union - stagnation and polarisation or new foundations? Ch. 4 (pp. 25-31). Brussels, Belgium[go to publisher's site]
      • M. Meskoub (2014). The Financial Crisis and the Restructuring of the EU Social Model. In D. Dymarski, M. Frangakis & J. Leaman (Eds.), The Deepening Crisis of the European Union: The Case for Radical Change. Poznan: Poznan University of Economics Press
      • M. Messkoub (2012). Social welfare provisioning in MENA: religious or secular? In S. Ashencaen Crabtree, J. Parker & A. Asman (Eds.), The Cup, The Gun and The Crescent: Social welfare and civil unrest in Muslim societies (Critical Studies in Socio-Cultural Diversity) (pp. 203-245). London: Whiting & Birch
      • M. Messkoub (2011). Crisis, employment and poverty in the Middle East and North Africa. In A. Haan de, R. Hoeven van der & P.A.G. Bergeijk van (Eds.), The Financial Crisis And Developing Countries: A Global Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 133-148). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
      • M. Messkoub (2009). Effective policies for social inclusion beyond rhetorical discourse. In Europe in Crisis: A Critique of the EU’s Failure to Respond: EuroMemorandum 2009/2010 (pp. 39-40). EuroMemorandum Group
      • M. Messkoub (2009). The social situation: Poverty and inequality on the rise. In Europe in Crisis: A Critique of the EU's Failure to Respond: EuroMemorandum 2009/2010 (pp. 12-15). EuroMemorandum Group
      • M. Messkoub (2009). The fight against poverty: Lip-service without action and without impact. In Europe in Crisis: A Critique of the EU's Failure to Respond: EuroMemorandum 2009/2010 (pp. 27-28). EuroMemorandum Group
      • M. Messkoub & A. M. Etxezarreta (2008). Issues on Migration Policy (paper available at: http://edocs.fu-berlin.de/docs/receive/FUDOCS_document_000000000610). In Full employment with good work, strong public services, and international cooperation (pp. 133-138). Berlin: Free University
      • M. Messkoub (2005). Constitutionalism, Modernization and Islamization: A Political Economy of Social Policy in Iran. In London: MacMillan
      • M. Messkoub (2004). Impact and Welfare of Migrants in the Expanded EU. In (pp. 298-318) Poznan: Poznan University of Economics
      • M. Messkoub (2001). Population Ageing and Care of the Elderly: What are the Lessons of Asia for Sub-Saharan Africa?'. In London: MacMillan
      • M. Messkoub (2000). Getting Old in the UK: the Experience of Ethnic Immigrants. In London: Ashgate
      • M. Messkoub & D. Davin (1999). Patterns of Migration under the Reforms. In London: MacMillan
      • M. Messkoub (1992). Deprivation and Structural Adjustment. In (pp. 175-198) Oxford: Oxford University Press/Open University
      • M. Meskoub (2013). Employment and social policy. In EuroMemorandum 2014. The deepening divisions in Europe and the need for a radical alternative to EU policies (pp. 36-40). EuroMemo Group
      • M. Meskoub & J. Lehman (2012). Restructuring the social agenda: economic, social and fiscal preconditions. In EuroMemorandum 2013. The deepening crisis in the European Union: The need for a fundamental change (pp. 23-29). EuroMemo Group[go to publisher's site]
      • M. Meskoub (2011). EU migration policy and the economic crisis (box 1). In EuroMemorandum 2012. European integration at the crossroads: Democratic deepening for stability, solidarity and social justice (pp. 29-30). EuroMemoGroup
      • M. Messkoub (2006). Book Review of "Living Longer: Ageing, Development and Social Protection" ( edited by Peter Lloyd-Sherlock. London: Zed. Xi + 308 pp) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Living Longer: Ageing, Development and Social Protection" ( edited by Peter Lloyd-Sherlock. London: Zed. Xi + 308 pp)]. Journal of Development Studies, 42, 535-536.
      • M. Messkoub (2005). Book Review of "Amulets and Dreams: War, Youth and Change in Africa" (Omar Badsha (ed.). Pretoria: South African History on Line (SAHO) with, ISS, UNISA) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Amulets and Dreams: War, Youth and Change in Africa" (Omar Badsha (ed.). Pretoria: South African History on Line (SAHO) with, ISS, UNISA)]. Leeds African Studies Bulletin, 99-101.
      • M. Messkoub (2005). Book Review of "Banking on Death or Investing in Life: the History and Future of Pensions" (By R. Blackburn. London: Verso, 2002 . Pp. 550 + x.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Banking on Death or Investing in Life: the History and Future of Pensions" (By R. Blackburn. London: Verso, 2002 . Pp. 550 + x.)]. Capital and Class, 86, 165-170.
      • M. Messkoub (2002). Book Review of "Understanding Old Age: Critical and Global Perspectives" ( By Gail Wilson. London: Sage, 2000. 194 pp.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Understanding Old Age: Critical and Global Perspectives" ( By Gail Wilson. London: Sage, 2000. 194 pp.)]. Development and Change, 33, 158-160.
      • M. Messkoub (2002). Book Review of "Understanding Old Age: Critical and Global Perspectives" (By G. Wilson, 2000; Lodon, Sage) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Understanding Old Age: Critical and Global Perspectives" (By G. Wilson, 2000; Lodon, Sage)]. Development and Change, 33, 158-160.
      • M. Messkoub (2001). Book Review of "Resistance to the Shah: Landowners and Ulama in Iran" (By Mohammad Gholi Majd. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 2000, xiv+415 pp) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Resistance to the Shah: Landowners and Ulama in Iran" (By Mohammad Gholi Majd. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 2000, xiv+415 pp)]. Development and Change, 32, 1011-1013.
      • M. Messkoub (2000). Book Review of " Affluence and Poverty in the Middle East" (By M. Riad El-Ghonemy. London and New York: Routledge, 1998. xxi+298pp) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of " Affluence and Poverty in the Middle East" (By M. Riad El-Ghonemy. London and New York: Routledge, 1998. xxi+298pp)]. Development and Change, 31, 1108-1109.
      • M. Messkoub (1998). Book Review of "The Evolving Role of the World Bank: Helping Meet the Challenge of Development" (Edited by K. Sarwar Lateef , Washington, DC: World Bank, 1995) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The Evolving Role of the World Bank: Helping Meet the Challenge of Development" (Edited by K. Sarwar Lateef , Washington, DC: World Bank, 1995)]. Public Administration and Development.
      • M. Messkoub (1996). Book Review of "Jua Kali Kenya: Change and Development in an Informal Economy 1970-95" (by Kenneth King.. London: James Currey, Nairobi: EAEP and Athens: Ohio State U.P., 1996, xx+236 (+ ill.) pp.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Jua Kali Kenya: Change and Development in an Informal Economy 1970-95" (by Kenneth King.. London: James Currey, Nairobi: EAEP and Athens: Ohio State U.P., 1996, xx+236 (+ ill.) pp.)]. The African Studies Bulletin.
      • M. Messkoub (1996). Book Review of "The African Poor, A History" by John Illife. Cambridge: CUP. 1987, x+377 pp.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The African Poor, A History" by John Illife. Cambridge: CUP. 1987, x+377 pp.).]. The African Studies Bulletin.
      • M. Messkoub (1995). Book Review of "The Unfinished Story: Turkish Labour Migration to Western Europe, With Special Reference to the Federal Republic of Germany" ( By P. Martin. Geneva: International Labour Office, 1991. xiv + 123 pp.88) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The Unfinished Story: Turkish Labour Migration to Western Europe, With Special Reference to the Federal Republic of Germany" ( By P. Martin. Geneva: International Labour Office, 1991. xiv + 123 pp.88)]. Development and Change, 26, 186-187.
      • M. Messkoub (1995). Book Review of "The Age of Migration, International International Population Movements in the Modern World" ( By S. Castles and M.J. Miller. London: Macmillan, 1993, ix+298 pp.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The Age of Migration, International International Population Movements in the Modern World" ( By S. Castles and M.J. Miller. London: Macmillan, 1993, ix+298 pp.)]. Capital and Class, 159-161.
      • M. Messkoub (1994). Book Review of "The Political Economy of Agricultural Pricing Policy: A Synthesis of the Political Economy in Developing countries, A World Bank Comparative Study. Vol. 5"By A. O. Krueger, Baltimore and London: the Johns Hopkins UP, 1992, xi + 155 pp) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The Political Economy of Agricultural Pricing Policy: A Synthesis of the Political Economy in Developing countries, A World Bank Comparative Study. Vol. 5"By A. O. Krueger, Baltimore and London: the Johns Hopkins UP, 1992, xi + 155 pp).]. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 45, 265-267.
      • M. Messkoub (1992). Book review on J. Grahl and P. Teague (1990, London) '1992 - The Big Market: The Future of the European Community [Bespreking van het boek Book review on J. Grahl and P. Teague (1990, London) '1992 - The Big Market: The Future of the European Community]. International Review of Applied Economics.
      • M. Messkoub (1983). Book Review of "Poverty and Revolution in Iran: the Migrant Poor, Urban Marginality andPolitics" ( By F. Kazemi. New York University Press, 1981. 180 pp.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Poverty and Revolution in Iran: the Migrant Poor, Urban Marginality andPolitics" ( By F. Kazemi. New York University Press, 1981. 180 pp.)]. Journal of Development Studies, 19, 414-415.
      • M. Meskoub (2015). Cash transfer as a social policy instrument or a tool of adjustment policy: from indirect subsidies (to energy and utilities) to cash subsidies in Iran, 2010-2014. (Preprints, ISS working papers. General series, no 610). The Hague: International Institute of Social Studies
      • S.M. Ghazi Tabatabaei, N. Mehri & M. Meskoub (2013). What is unpaid female labour worth? Evidence from the Time Use Studies of Iran in 2008 and 2009. (Preprints, ISS working papers. General series, no 562). The Hague: International Institute of Social Studies
      • N. Taha, M. Meskoub & K.A. Siegmann (2013). How portable is social security for migrant workers? A review of the literature. (Preprints, ISS working papers. General series, no 573). The Hague: International Institute of Social Studies
      • M. Meskoub (2013). Demographic and social trends affecting intergenerational relations in the MENA region. (Preprints, ISS working papers. General series, no 576). The Hague: International Institute of Social Studies
      • M. Meskoub, M. Ghazie-Tabatabai & N. Mehri (2012). ) What is unpaid female labour worth? Evidence from the Time Use Studies of Iran in 2008 and 2009 [ title transl. from Farsi]. (Extern rapport, Research Paper Series). Tehran: Department of Population Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tehran, Iran
      • M. Messkoub (2008). Economic Growth, Employment and Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 460). The Hague: ISS
      • M. Messkoub (2008). Economic Growth, Employment and Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa. (ILO Working Paper Series July/August 2008). Geneva: ILO
      • M. Messkoub & M. Etxezarreta (2008). Against European Interests and Fairness - Too Restrictive Immigration Policy (Research report submitted to the EuroMemorandum Group, University of Bremen). :
      • M. Messkoub (2006). Growth, Employment and Poverty reduction policies in the Arab Middle East and North African Countries. Geneva: ILO
      • M. Messkoub (2006). The Economic and Labour Market Implications of Population Ageing in Developing Countries. An Issue Paper on Demographic Ageing and Employment. Geneva: ILO
      • M. Messkoub (2000). Managing Public Money under Structural Adjustment (A computer based game developed to teach structural adjustment issues. This was a collaborative work which was developed by a team lead by Professor M.Wuyts, ISS. (Commissioned by the Open University). :
      • M. Messkoub (1997). Crisis of Ageing in Less Developed Countries. A Crisis for Whom? Some Conceptual and Policy Issues. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 254). The Hague: ISS
      • M. Messkoub (1994). Coping with Crisis and Adjustment: Issues and Concerns in Tanzania in the 1980s (Teaching Texts series of Population and Development Programme). : ISS/NIDI
      • M. Messkoub (1991). Adjustment, Deprivation and Human Development in Developing Countries (Teaching Texts series of Population and Development Programme). : ISS/NIDI
      • M. Messkoub (1991). Public Expenditure and Macroeconomic Constraints: an Introduction. ing Texts series of Population and Development Programme, ISS/NIDI). : ISS/NIDI
      • M. Meskoub (2016). Migration and EU solidarity. In EuroMemorandum 2017: The European Union: The Threat of Disintegration
      • M. Meskoub & M. Corsi (2015). Migration, labour market and demographic change in the EU. In EuroMemorandum 2016: Addressing Europe's Multiple Crises: An agenda for economic transformation, solidarity and democrac. (pp. 22-27). Brussels: http://www.euromemo.eu
      • M. Messkoub (2008). Islamic Ideology and Social Policy in Iran (Paper presented at Conference on International Political Parties, Movements, Conflict and Democracy. ISS, The Hague. 21 - 22 January 2008).
      • M. Messkoub (2008). Population Ageing and Employment in Developing countries: Labour Force Participation and Employment Policy (Paper presented at International Conference on Universalisation of Social Protection in Asia, . New Delhi, 17-20 Feb. 2008).
      • M. Messkoub (2007). Impact and Welfare of Migrants in the Expanded EU (Paper presented at Privatisation European Social Model Mid-term (PRESOM) conference in Ljubljana, 29-30 June 2007, University of Ljubljana).
      • M. Messkoub (2006). Growth, employment and poverty reduction policies in the Arab Middle East and North African countries (Paper presented at Inter-regional Seminar on Economic Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Linkages and Policies, organised by ILO and UNDP, Cairo, 21 - 23 November 2006).
      • M. Messkoub (2006). Poverty and Social Policy in Iran and the MENA Region (Paper presented at Seminar on Poverty Strategy Policies in Iran, organised by the World Bank and Organisation for Planning and Management (Iran) on. (Tehran, 7 - 9 November 2006).
      • M. Messkoub (2003). Does Population Ageing Reduce Savings? (Dependency Rates and Savings: a Panel Study of Middle-Income and OECD Countries (Paper presented at Population Association of America, 3 May 2003, Minneapolis, USA).
      • M. Messkoub (2003). Migrants in the EU: Welfare in Old Age (Paper presented at Development Studies Association, Glasgow, 12-13 September 2003).
      • M. Messkoub (2003). Women, Ethnicity and Ageing in the UK (Paper presented at Population Association of America, 2 May 2003, Minneapolis, USA).
      • M. Messkoub (2001). Social Security and Immigrants in EU: the Pension Dimension (Paper presented at Alternative Economic Strategy for Europe, Brussels 28-30 September 2001).
      • M. Messkoub (1998). Can the Population of Sub-Saharan Africa Afford to Age? (Paper presented at ESRC Economic Development Study Group Conference, University of Reading, U.K., 10-11 July, 1998).
      • M. Messkoub (1998). Getting Old in the UK: the Experience of 'Ethnic' Immigrants (Paper presented at Annual conference of the Centre for the Study of Migration (Queen Mary and westfield College, University of London) titled Language, Labour and Migration, 14 Nov., 1998).
      • M. Messkoub (1996). Crisis of Ageing in Less Developed Countries. A Crisis for Whom? Some Conceptual and Policy Issues (Paper presented at Development Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Reading, UK, 18-20 Sept 1996).
      • M. Messkoub (1994). Migration Policy in China (Paper presented at International Symposium on 'Harmonised Urban-Rural Development and Inter-regional Migration in China, Beijing, China, 5-8 December 1994).
      • M. Messkoub (1994). The Political Economy of Agricultural Pricing Policy: A Synthesis of the Political Economy in Developing countries, A World Bank Comparative Study. Vol. 5. By A. O. Krueger, Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1992,pp.155.
      • M. Messkoub (1993). Migration in China: Some Preliminary Observations on the 1990 Census. (Symposium on the Chinese Economy held in the School of Business and Economic Studies, University of Leeds. 13 May 1993; Co-author: Professor Delia Davin (Dept of East Asian Studies, University of Leeds ).
      • M. Messkoub (1993). Social Impact of Adjustment in Tanzania in the 1980s (Paper presented at Conference of Socialist Economists held at University of Leeds, Leeds, 9-11 July 1993).
      • M. Messkoub (1992). Deprivation and Structural Adjustment, in Development Policy and Public Action, Third World Studies Course, Book IV.
      • M. Messkoub (1991). Adjustment, Deprivation and Human Development in Developing Countries, Teaching Texts series of Population and Development Programme.
      • M. Messkoub (1991). Public Expenditure and Macroeconomic Constraints: An Introduction, Teaching Texts series of Population and Development Programme.
      • M. Messkoub (1990). Industrialisation Strategy, Industrial Efficiency, and Market Structure(Paper presented at Conference on the Impact of Policy Reform on Trade and Industrial Performance in Developing Countries, organised by the Development and Project Planning Centre (University of Bradford) and Development Studies Association, Ilkley, UK, 21-22 June 1990; Co-author: Michael Hudson (Leeds University Business School).
      • M. Messkoub (1987). Rural-Urban Migration in Iran in the 1960s and 1970s. (Paper presented at Development Studies Association, Manchester, UK, Sept. 1987).
      • J. Becker, H. Bömer, T. Cesen, R. Czeskleba‐Dupont, J. Dellheim, T. Evans, M. Frangakis, J. Grahl, P. Herrmann, P. Kulke, J. Leaman, M. Messkoub, D. Plihon, W. Raza & D. Wehlau (2011). European integration at the crossroads: Democratic deepening for stability, solidarity and social justice. EuroMemorandum 2012. The 17th Workshop on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe: Vienna, Austria (2011, september 16 - 2011, september 18).
      • M. Messkoub, M. Ghazie-Tabatabai & N. Mehri (2013). What is unpaid female labour worth? Evidence from the Time Use Studies of Iran in 2008 and 2009. The Second Annual Conference of the International Iranian Economic Association, Istanbul: (2013, juni 24 - 2013, juni 25).
      • M. Messkoub (2013). Demographic and social trends affecting intergenerational relations in the MENA region. Protecting Arab family from poverty: employment, social integration and intergenerational solidarity,’ convened as part of the preparations for the Twentieth anniversary of the Family: (2013, juni 2 - 2013, juni 3).
      • M. Messkoub (2013). Managing Migration, and Urbanization and its Impact on Peripheral livelihoods. Managing Migration induced Urbanisaiton and its Impact on Peripherial Livelihoods: (2013, november 15).
      • M. Meskoub (2013). Cash transfer programmes as social safety nets? Some international lessons. Occasional research seminar of the Planning and Management Organisation of Iran: Tehran (2013, november 6).
      • M. Meskoub (2013). 'Would the Cash Transfer [Yaraneh Naghdi in Iran] end like the ration coupons [after the end of Iran-Iraq war]?', interview in Farsi by N. Ganji. Tejarat-e Farda – Hafteh Nameh Eghtesadi [Tommorow’s Trade – a Weekly Economic Periodical], No. 66, pp. 45-49: (2013, november 19).[go to publisher's site]
      • M. Messkoub (2013). Poverty and Employment in MENA: what prospects for the youth? Conference on‘Peak Oil: Challenges and Opportunities for the GCC countries: (2013, april 3 - 2013, april 4).
      • M. Messkoub (2012). Economic Development and the Contribution of Migration to Household Livelihood Strategies: a case study of two villages in the Vinh Bao district of the Hai Phong City, Vietnam. International Conference university of Ghana, Legon, Accra: .
      • M. Messkoub (2012). Cash transfer programmes and their impact on food and nutrition security – some international lessons. International Nutrition Conference, National Institute of Nutrition: Isfahan, Iran (2012, november 5 - 2012, november 9).
      • M. Messkoub (2012). The Restructuration of the European Social Model. Alliances to Fight Poverty: Brussels (2012, november 14).
      • M. Messkoub (2012). Poverty and social welfare: blind spots in the European policy? A torn Europe? Europe on two tracks For a economic and social policy based on solidarity organised by ALLIANCES TO FIGHT POVERTY: Dublin (2012, mei 10).
      • M. Messkoub (2011). The impact of the global financial crisis on employment and poverty in the MENA region. The 12th Mediterranean Research Programme: Florence (2011, april 6 - 2011, april 8).
      • M. Messkoub (2011). Population, Food Security and Famine. PhD seminars at the National Institute of Nutrition, Tehran, Iran: (2011, november 1).
      • M. Messkoub (2011). Population Ageing and Employment in Developing countries: Labour Force Participation and Employment Policy. UNFPA Population Ageing Workshop Department of Population Studies Faculty of Social Sciences Tehran University: (2011, december 28 - 2011, december 30).
      • M. Messkoub (Ed.). (2009) DevISSues, 11(2).
  • Senior Lecturer

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    Erasmus University Rotterdam
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    International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
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    Academic Staff Unit
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    +31 70 4260583

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