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II Contributions by Arab Donor Countries and Their National Agencies7

II Contributions by Arab Donor Countries and Their National Agencies7 »

Source: Financial Assistance from Arab Countries and Arab Regional Institutions

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): P. van den Boogaerde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751805

Keywords: remittances, workers? remittances, balance of payments, gnp, multilateral institutions

Arab donor countries contributed slightly less than $100 billion 8 to developing countries and multilateral aid agencies during the 1973–89 period (Table 1). Some Arab donors prov...

III Assistance by Arab Multilateral Aid Agencies

III Assistance by Arab Multilateral Aid Agencies »

Source: Financial Assistance from Arab Countries and Arab Regional Institutions

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): P. van den Boogaerde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751805

Keywords: remittances, workers? remittances, balance of payments, gnp, multilateral institutions

In addition to their major aid programs, which began in the wake of the rise in oil prices in 1973–74, Arab donor countries established 11 multilateral organizations and funds to assist developing countries....

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2004/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874389.001

ISBN: 9781451874389

Keywords: Financial development, index, measurement, Middle East and North Africa, banking, financial sector, banking sector, bank assets, bank credit, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Based on data collected on a wide range of financial sector indicators, new indices of financial development for countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are constructed, encompassing six themes: develo...

Institutional Transformations, Polity and Economic Outcomes
			: Testing the North-Wallis-Weingast Doorsteps Framework

Institutional Transformations, Polity and Economic Outcomes : Testing the North-Wallis-Weingast Doorsteps Framework »

Volume/Issue: 2012/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , and Sophia Gollwitzer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502510.001

ISBN: 9781475502510

Keywords: institutions, economic performance, political performance, transition, income inequality, political system, political control, political variables, political institutions, General Aggregative Models: Other

This paper tests the theoretical framework developed by North, Wallis and Weingast (2009) on the transition from closed to open access societies. They posit that societies need to go through three doorsteps: (i) th...

Trade Elasticities in the Middle East and Central Asia
			: What is the Role of Oil?

Trade Elasticities in the Middle East and Central Asia : What is the Role of Oil? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas Billmeier , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870749.001

ISBN: 9781451870749

Keywords: trade elasticities, current account adjustment, export prices, exporting countries, export volume, oil exports, oil exporters,

The analysis in this paper suggests that import and export volume elasticities are markedly lower in oil-exporting Middle East and Central Asian countries than in non-oil countries in the region. A key implication...

Institutional Transformations, Polity and Economic Outcomes

Institutional Transformations, Polity and Economic Outcomes »

Source: Institutional Transformations, Polity and Economic Outcomes : Testing the North-Wallis-Weingast Doorsteps Framework

Volume/Issue: 2012/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , and Sophia Gollwitzer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502510

Keywords: institutions, economic performance, political performance, transition, income inequality, political system, political control, political variables, political institutions, General Aggregative Models: Other

This paper tests the theoretical framework developed by North, Wallis and Weingast (2009) on the transition from closed to open access societies. They posit that societies need to go through three doorsteps: (i) th...

IV Net Disbursements of Official Assistance by Arab Countries and Agencies

IV Net Disbursements of Official Assistance by Arab Countries and Agencies »

Source: Financial Assistance from Arab Countries and Arab Regional Institutions

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): P. van den Boogaerde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751805

Keywords: remittances, workers? remittances, balance of payments, gnp, multilateral institutions

Cumulative bilateral concessional assistance from Arab donor countries to developing countries from 1973 to 1989 amounted to $73.4 billion. The geographic distribution of this aid is given in Table 22 and th...

MCD Region Economic Outlook

MCD Region Economic Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067622

Keywords: oil exporters, exporting countries, exporters, inflation, commodity prices

Growth prospects are favorable The short-term outlook remains generally favorable for the MCD region, despite the ongoing financial turmoil in developed financial markets. Real GDP i...

Policy Issues

Policy Issues »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067622

Keywords: oil exporters, exporting countries, exporters, inflation, commodity prices

The MCD region faces the twin challenge of managing continued inflation pressures while addressing the growing downside risks from the global credit crisis. Many central banks have already raised policy inte...

Recent Economic Developments

Recent Economic Developments »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067622

Keywords: oil exporters, exporting countries, exporters, inflation, commodity prices

Robust growth continues The MCD region has continued to experience strong growth in 2008, outpacing global growth for the ninth year in a row (Figure 1). High commodity prices, stron...