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Toward New Horizons : Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition

Author/Editor: Harald Finger, Daniela Gressani.

Release Date: April, 2014

Price: $25.00

The changing political landscape in the Arab world has created opportunities for economic transformation by tackling long-standing economic issues. Nevertheless, three years after the onset of more...

Natural Resources, Volatility, and Inclusive Growth: Perspectives from the Middle East and North Africa

Author/Editor: Rabah Arezki, Mustapha K. Nabli.

Release Date: May, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper takes stock of the economic performance of resource rich countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the past forty years. While those countries have maintained high levels more...

Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Author/Editor: Yasser Abdih, Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami, Christian Ebeke.

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper identifies a remittances channel that transmits exogenous shocks, such as business cycles in remittance-sending countries, to the public finances of remittance-receiving countries. Using more...

Oil Exporters' Dilemma: How Much to Save and How Much to Invest

Author/Editor: Reda Cherif, Fuad Hasanov.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Policymakers in oil-exporting countries confront the question of how to allocate oil revenues among consumption, saving, and investment in the face of high income volatility. We study this allocation more...

Inflation Targeting and Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Emerging Market Economies

Author/Editor: Sanchita Mukherjee, Rina Bhattacharya.

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

In this paper we empirically examine the operation of the traditional Keynesian interest rate channel of the monetary policy transmission mechanism in five potential inflation targeting economies in more...