Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Author/Editor:

Zubair Iqbal

Publication Date:

September 21, 2001

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This book brings together recent IMF research on how the Middle East and North African countries are grappling with various macroeconomic challenges. It rigorously analyzes policy alternatives for a range of relevant topics, including the implications of changing demographic trends for growth and unemployment, determinants of inflation, financial-sector reform and Islamic banking, fiscal sustainability in oil-dependent economies, exchange rate and trade arrangements, and impediments to foreign direct investment. The book’s overall theme-self-sustaining and faster growth can be achieved through comprehensive structural reforms and closer collaboration between the region’s policymakers and the international community.

Series:

Books

Frequency:

Biannually

English

Publication Date:

September 21, 2001

ISBN/ISSN:

9781589060418/

Stock No:

MIPMEA

Price:

$28.00 (Academic Rate:$28.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

388

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