Toward New Horizons: Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition

Author/Editor: Harald Finger ; Daniela Gressani
Publication Date: April 11, 2014
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Summary: 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 political transition, implementing necessary economic policies has proven to be challenging. This paper lays out key elements of economic policy reform for Arab countries in transition.
Series: Middle East and Central Asia Departmental Paper 14/1
Subject(s): Transition economies | Middle East | North Africa | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Subsidies | Wages | Public sector | Fiscal reforms | Civil service | Monetary policy | Exchange rate regimes | Islamic banking | Financial systems

Notes Full text also available in Arabic, and French.
Publication Date: April 11, 2014
ISBN/ISSN: 9781484311462 Format: Paper
Stock No: TNHAETPTEA Pages: 113
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