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Breaking the Oil Spell

The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

This book discusses efforts by GCC countries to diversify their economies, and takes lessons from other countries that have generated long-term growth.

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Source: Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062290

Keywords: exchange rate, growth rates, tfp, oil-producing countries, economic growth

Box 1). Historically, dependence on oil wealth in many countries and a legacy of central planning in other countries have played major roles in shaping the region’s development s...

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Source: GCC Countries : From Oil Dependence to Diversification

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ugo Fasano-Filho , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062337

Keywords: foreign ownership, monetary union, direct investment, foreign investors, foreign direct investment

Table 1). With very low inflation, overall real economic growth has averaged 4 percent a year during the past three decades, while the importance of non-oil economic activities h...

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Source: The Middle East and North Africa in a Changing Oil Market

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Bright Okogu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062344

Keywords: opec, gas, oil market, oil prices, natural gas

The world oil market has undergone tremendous changes in the past three decades, starting from the renegotiation of the “posted price”—a reference price on which royalties to host countries were...

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Source: Financial Development and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Susan Creane , Ahmed Mobarak , Randa Sab , and Rishi Goyal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062313

Keywords: financial sector, banking, financial system, banking sector, financial sector development

Box 1) consider ways to promote more rapid and lasting economic growth, further financial sector reform should be high on the agenda. Policies aimed at enhancing financial sector...

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Source: Reconstructing Afghanistan

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063242

Keywords: opium, exchange rate, banking, foreign exchange, customs

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Toward New Horizons: Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition

Toward New Horizons: Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Daniela Gressani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2014

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484351826.087

ISBN: 9781484351826

Keywords: Arab Spring, Arab countries in transition, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan, country studies, growth

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,...

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Source: Funding the IMF

Series: EXR Pamphlets

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451953121

As the central institution in the international monetary and payments system, the IMF must be in a position to assist any of its member countries having balance of payments diffi...

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Source: The Implications of Fund Supported Adjustment Programs for Poverty : Experiences in Selected Countries: Occa Paper 58

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1988

ISBN: 9781557750136

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Source: Unproductive Public Expenditures : A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2005

ISBN: 9781557755414

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure productivity

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(A) An Outline of a Reserve Facility Based on Drawing Rights in the Fund 1 (May 29, 1967)

(A) An Outline of a Reserve Facility Based on Drawing Rights in the Fund 1 (May 29, 1967) »

Source: The International Monetary Fund 1966-1971 : The System Under Stress Volume II: Documents

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451979275

This outline, which contains the principal elements of a reserve facility based on drawing rights in the Fund and whose resources are separate from those of the Fund, could serve as a basis for a report to b...