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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: 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...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062290.073

ISBN: 9781589062290

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

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is an economically diverse region. Despite undertaking economic reforms in many countries, and having considerable success in avoiding crises and achieving macroeconomic stab...

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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

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is an economically diverse region. Despite undertaking economic reforms in many countries, and having considerable success in avoiding crises and achieving macroeconomic stab...

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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

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is an economically diverse region. Despite undertaking economic reforms in many countries, and having considerable success in avoiding crises and achieving macroeconomic stab...

Choosing Exchange Regimes in the Middle East and North Africa

Choosing Exchange Regimes in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062306.073

ISBN: 9781589062306

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy, foreign exchange market

This paper reviews the exchange regimes of five emerging market countries in the Middle East and North Africa region-Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia-and one oil-exporting country-Iran-to see whether th...

Choosing Exchange Regimes in the Middle East and North Africa

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Source: Choosing Exchange Regimes in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062306

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy, foreign exchange market

Table 1). The six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC; Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates) have agreed to establish a monetary unio...

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Source: Choosing Exchange Regimes in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062306

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy, foreign exchange market

This paper reviews the exchange regimes of five emerging market countries in the Middle East and North Africa region-Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia-and one oil-exporting country-Iran-to see whether th...

Creating Employment in the Middle East and North Africa

Creating Employment in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): E. Gardner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062320.073

ISBN: 9781589062320

Keywords: employment, unemployment, job creation, labor force, labor market

The population of the Middle East and North Africa is one of the fastest growing in the world, but jobs have not grown as fast as the region's workforce. This paper addresses questions such as"Can current GDP growt...

Creating Employment in the Middle East and North Africa

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Source: Creating Employment in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): E. Gardner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062320

Keywords: employment, unemployment, job creation, labor force, labor market

Table 1). Moreover, underemployment (employment that does not fully meet workers’ capacity or demand for work) remains pervasive....