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Arab economies in the twenty-first century

Author: Paul Rivlin
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the relationship between demographic and economic development in Arab countries and asks why this imbalance has continued so long. It examines historic explanations for its  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rivlin
ISBN: 0521719232 0521895006 9780521719230 9780521895002
OCLC Number: 845387768
Description: IX, 317 Seiten Diagramme 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Demography and economics; 3. The constraints of history; 4. Comparative economics: the Arab world, East Asia and South America; 5. Egypt: the submerged giant?; 6. Iraq: after destruction; 7. Jordan: from rents to market?; 8. Morocco: reforms that did not cure; 9. Palestine: the making and unmaking of a state; 10. Saudi Arabia: oil wealth and unemployment; 11. Syria: lost potential; 12. Tunisia: unhappy leader; 13. Conclusions: the Arab equilibrium.
Responsibility: Paul Rivlin
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