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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...



Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

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...



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...



Kuwait : Statistical Appendix

Release Date: August, 2011

Price: $18.00

Statistics of Kuwait’s economics are presented in this paper. Some of the areas covered include gross domestic product prices, gross domestic expenditure; production, disposal, and prices of oil, more...



United Arab Emirates: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: May, 2011

Price: $18.00

Inflation and Conflict in Iraq : The Economics of Shortages Revisited

Author/Editor: Udo Kock, David A Grigorian.

Release Date: July, 2010

Price: $18.00

Containing inflation has turned out to be one of the most challenging aspects of economic management in Iraq. This paper posits that conventional as well as unconventional factors explain inflation more...



Lebanon : Report on Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post: Conflict Assistance

Release Date: May, 2008

Price: $18.00

The economic performance of Lebanon was significantly better despite difficult political conditions under the Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance (EPCA). With lackluster growth and fiscal tightness, more...



Jordan : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Jordanian economy has performed remarkably well in recent years, mainly owing to far-reaching macroeconomic and structural reforms. Despite more...