Series: Staff Discussion Notes
Author(s): Bjoern Rother , Gaelle Pierre , Davide Lombardo , Risto Herrala , Priscilla Toffano , Erik Roos , Allan Auclair , and Karina Manasseh
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 16 September 2016
Keywords: Migrations, Middle East, North Africa, Regional shocks, Spillovers, Development financing, Economic policy, Development assistance, Middle East and North Africa, conflicts
In recent decades, the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) has experienced more frequent and severe conflicts than in any other region of the world, exacting a devastating human toll. The region now faces un...