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The Economics of Political Transitions

The Economics of Political Transitions »

Source: The Economics of Political Transitions : Implications for the Arab Spring

Volume/Issue: 2013/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Padamja Khandelwal , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475569643

Keywords: political instability, Arab Countries in Transition, Arab Spring, exchange rate, social unrest, current account balance, exchange rate regimes, currency depreciation, Asia including Middle East, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Over the past two years, ongoing political transitions in many Arab countries have led to social unrest and an economic downturn. This paper examines comparable historical episodes of political instability to deriv...

Financial Assistance from Arab Countries and Arab Regional Institutions

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751805.084

ISBN: 9781557751805

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

Arab financial assistance to developing - particularly Arab - countries rose sharply between 1973 and 1980 but fell gradually through the 1980s, owing mainly to weakening oil prices. As a percent of GNP, however, A...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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 financial assistance to developing - particularly Arab - countries rose sharply between 1973 and 1980 but fell gradually through the 1980s, owing mainly to weakening oil prices. As a percent of GNP, however, A...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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 financial assistance to developing - particularly Arab - countries rose sharply between 1973 and 1980 but fell gradually through the 1980s, owing mainly to weakening oil prices. As a percent of GNP, however, A...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

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

Economic developments in the Arab world during 1973–89 have been intimately affected by changes in oil production and price levels—in a direct manner for oil producing Arab countrie...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Yemen in the 1990s : From Unification to Economic Reform

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Nada Choueiri , Klaus-Stefan Enders , Yuri Sobolev , Jan Walliser , and Sherwyn Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060425

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, crude oil, oil prices, petroleum products

The decade of the 1990s was surely one of the most dramatic periods in Yemen‧ s rich history. Unification of the two Yemens, rapid development of an oil sector, and a radically changed external...

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...

II External Environment: Politics, Oil, and Debt

II External Environment: Politics, Oil, and Debt »

Source: Yemen in the 1990s : From Unification to Economic Reform

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Nada Choueiri , Klaus-Stefan Enders , Yuri Sobolev , Jan Walliser , and Sherwyn Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060425

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, crude oil, oil prices, petroleum products

Economic developments in Yemen in the 1990s were driven largely by dramatic changes in the political sphere—in particular, by unification and civil war—and by external events, chief among which...

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....

III Macroeconomic Policy During 1990–99

III Macroeconomic Policy During 1990–99 »

Source: Yemen in the 1990s : From Unification to Economic Reform

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Nada Choueiri , Klaus-Stefan Enders , Yuri Sobolev , Jan Walliser , and Sherwyn Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060425

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, crude oil, oil prices, petroleum products

The macroeconomic policy mix in Yemen in the first half of the 1990s differed radically from that in the second. Unification of the YAR and the PDRY in 1990 joined two countries each of which al...