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After the Spring : Economic Transitions in the Arab World

Author: Magdi Amin; et al
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume examines the economic problems of Arab countries following the Arab Spring. The authors argue that reforms need to accomplish four objectives: more opportunities for youth, modernization of the state, creation of a competitive private economy, and integration of Arab countries with the global economy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magdi Amin; et al
ISBN: 9780199924929 0199924929
OCLC Number: 812831153
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: x, 179 s. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1 INTRODUCTION; REMAKING THE ARAB ECONOMIES; WHAT KIND OF REFORM?; NEW TRANSITIONS, NEW DIRECTIONS: OUTLINE OF THE VOLUME; WHAT NEXT?: STABILITY, CONFIDENCE AND CREDIBILITY; 2 THE ORIGINS OF THE ARAB SPRING; THE UNRAVELING ARAB SOCIAL CONTRACT; THE LEGACY OF THE ARAB POLITY; PARTIAL REFORM AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES; MYTHS AND REALITIES IN TRANSITION; 3 OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE; BASIC DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS; EMPLOYMENT: YOUNG AND WAITING; EDUCATION --
RIGHT INTENTIONS, WRONG OUTCOMES; TRANSITION CHALLENGE: EVENING OU THE BURDEN OF ADJUSTMENT; 4 BUILDING A MODERN STATE; FISCAL REFORM; PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT; GETTING GOOD GOVERNMENT; 5 TRANSFORMING THE PRIVATE SECTOR A STRUCTURAL DEFICIT IN THE NON-OIL SECTOR; CAN THE ARAB WORLD COMPETE?; MOVIN FORWARD WITH PRIVATE SECTOR REFORM; STRATEGIC CHOICES IN PRIVATE SECTOR REFORM 6 NEW REGIONAL AND GLOBAL STRATEGIES; INTEGRATING WITH THE REGION AND THE WORL REGIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE COOPERATION; A ROLE FOR INTERNATIONAL ACTORS?
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usefully outlines what is needed to rebuild a modern state ... [a] volume of sound research and analysis. * Maria Golia, Times Literary Supplement * Required reading. * Luke McDonagh, London School Read more...

 
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