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Avoiding the New Mediocre: Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Avoiding the New Mediocre: Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising the Middle East and Central Asia's long-term growth prospects is critical for meeting the region's pressing need for jobs and higher living standards....

3 Trade Liberalization: Policy Options from Inward-Looking to Outward-Oriented

3 Trade Liberalization: Policy Options from Inward-Looking to Outward-Oriented »

Source: Foreign and Intratrade Policies of Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557753052

Keywords: trade liberalization, exporters, tariff structure, nontariff barriers, foreign trade

Wilfried P. Thalwitz and Oli Havrylyshyn I. Introduction Many countries are currently involved in trade liberalization efforts—at th...

2 Foreign and Intratrade Policies of the Arab Countries: The Basic Issues1

2 Foreign and Intratrade Policies of the Arab Countries: The Basic Issues1 »

Source: Foreign and Intratrade Policies of Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557753052

Keywords: trade liberalization, exporters, tariff structure, nontariff barriers, foreign trade

Said El-Naggar Trade and Change in the World Economy This is the fourth in a series of seminars dealing with economic policies of pa...

II Energy Management as a Global Problem

II Energy Management as a Global Problem »

Source: Oil Exporters' Economic Development in an Interdependent World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Amuzegar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 1983

ISBN: 9781557750785

Keywords: opec, oil exporting, exporting developing countries, oil exports, oil exporting countries

For the first time in postwar history, if not indeed the history of the modern world, energy management has become an overriding global economic, strategic, and political issue. Worldwide inflation, continue...

8 Foreign Trade Policy of Egypt, 1986–91

8 Foreign Trade Policy of Egypt, 1986–91 »

Source: Foreign and Intratrade Policies of Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557753052

Keywords: trade liberalization, exporters, tariff structure, nontariff barriers, foreign trade

Hanaa Kheir El-Din and Ahmed El-Dersh The main purpose of this study is to examine the most important components of foreign trade policy in Egypt and to assess their...

5 The Multilateral Trading System and the Uruguay Round of Trade Negotiations: An Arab Perspective

5 The Multilateral Trading System and the Uruguay Round of Trade Negotiations: An Arab Perspective »

Source: Foreign and Intratrade Policies of Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557753052

Keywords: trade liberalization, exporters, tariff structure, nontariff barriers, foreign trade

Abdel Hamid Mamdouh The Multilateral Trading System The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade...

4 Trade Policies in Industrial Countries and Their Impact on Arab Countries

4 Trade Policies in Industrial Countries and Their Impact on Arab Countries »

Source: Foreign and Intratrade Policies of Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557753052

Keywords: trade liberalization, exporters, tariff structure, nontariff barriers, foreign trade

Margaret R. Kelly and Bernhard Fritz-Krockow I. Introduction The trade and trade-related policies of industrial countries mainly aff...

IV Policy Options and Country Experiences

IV Policy Options and Country Experiences »

Source: Oil Exporters' Economic Development in an Interdependent World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Amuzegar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 1983

ISBN: 9781557750785

Keywords: opec, oil exporting, exporting developing countries, oil exports, oil exporting countries

The economic policy choices available to oil exporting developing countries in deciding how best to implement their national priorities cover a wide range. They include both conventional policies (i.e., fore...

2. What Matters for Growth of Productivity, Employment, and Capital?

2. What Matters for Growth of Productivity, Employment, and Capital? »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

The above supply-side drivers of growth have long been examined, 6 but what are the underlying determinants of these drivers? For example, technological progress can raise product...

4. Main Findings and Policy Implications

4. Main Findings and Policy Implications »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Well-targeted policies can boost the Middle East and Central Asia’s declining long-term economic growth prospects, lifting the region out of the “new mediocre.” In the midst of intensifying regional conflict...