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Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia1

Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia1 »

Source: Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2015/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Abajyan , and Mark Fischer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2015

ISBN: 9781475545364

Keywords: potential growth, output gap, production function, Middle East, Central Asia., growth, capital, labor, tfp,

The Middle East and Central Asia's economic growth potential is slowing faster than in other emerging and developing regions, dampening hopes for reducing persistent unemployment and improving the region's genera...

The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined

The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined »

Source: The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined : Do All Countries Benefit Equally?

Volume/Issue: 2013/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Ralph Chami , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484372104

Keywords: Growth, Financial Development, Financial Access, oil, banking, bank deposits, banking sector, bank supervision, General, Asia including Middle East,

A large theoretical and empirical literature has focused on the impact of financial deepening on economic growth throughout the world. This paper contributes to the literature by investigating whether this impact d...

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa Region »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Volume/Issue: 1997/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451948561

Keywords: Growth, Middle East and North Africa, exporting countries, oil-exporting countries, oil exporting countries, exporters

Establishing a policy framework to sustain high rates of growth is a major challenge facing the economies of the Middle East and North Africa. Given the strikingly dominant role of governments in these economies, t...

Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Growth in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451847734

Keywords: Middle East and North Africa, institutions, conflicts, oil countries, terms of trade, tfp, growth rates, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East, General, Economywide Country Studies,

This paper analyzes the weak growth performance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region during 1980-2000 using an empirical model of long-run growth. The relative importance of the factors affecting growt...

Growth, Investment, and Savings in the Arab Economies1

Growth, Investment, and Savings in the Arab Economies1 »

Source: Growth, Investment, and Savings in the Arab Economies

Volume/Issue: 1997/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amer Bisat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451850710

Keywords: Growth, Savings, Growth Accounting, Arab, Middle East and North Africa, tfp, growth rate, growth rates, economic growth

Sustaining a high rate of economic growth is the major policy issue facing the Arab economies. A detailed analysis of growth, investment, and savings for the period 1971-96, including through a growth accounting ex...

Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2015/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Abajyan , and Mark Fischer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475545364.001

ISBN: 9781475545364

Keywords: potential growth, output gap, production function, Middle East, Central Asia., growth, capital, labor, tfp,

The Middle East and Central Asia's economic growth potential is slowing faster than in other emerging and developing regions, dampening hopes for reducing persistent unemployment and improving the region's genera...

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa Region »

Volume/Issue: 1997/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451948561.001

ISBN: 9781451948561

Keywords: Growth, Middle East and North Africa, exporting countries, oil-exporting countries, oil exporting countries, exporters

Establishing a policy framework to sustain high rates of growth is a major challenge facing the economies of the Middle East and North Africa. Given the strikingly dominant role of governments in these economies, t...

Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Growth in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2004/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847734.001

ISBN: 9781451847734

Keywords: Middle East and North Africa, institutions, conflicts, oil countries, terms of trade, tfp, growth rates, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East, General, Economywide Country Studies,

This paper analyzes the weak growth performance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region during 1980-2000 using an empirical model of long-run growth. The relative importance of the factors affecting growt...

Growth, Investment, and Savings in the Arab Economies

Growth, Investment, and Savings in the Arab Economies »

Volume/Issue: 1997/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amer Bisat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850710.001

ISBN: 9781451850710

Keywords: Growth, Savings, Growth Accounting, Arab, Middle East and North Africa, tfp, growth rate, growth rates, economic growth

Sustaining a high rate of economic growth is the major policy issue facing the Arab economies. A detailed analysis of growth, investment, and savings for the period 1971-96, including through a growth accounting ex...

Natural Resources, Volatility, and Inclusive Growth
			: Perspectives From the Middle East and North Africa

Natural Resources, Volatility, and Inclusive Growth : Perspectives From the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2012/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mustapha Nabli , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503326.001

ISBN: 9781475503326

Keywords: Natural resources;, volatility;, inclusive growth;, Middle East and North Africa., resource-rich countries, natural resource, resource-poor countries, natural resource curse, Equity, Justice

This paper takes stock of the economic performance of resource rich countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the past forty years. While those countries have maintained high levels of income per ca...