The political economy of industrial policy in the Middle East and North Africa

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The Egyptian Center for Economic Studies , Cairo
StatementMustapha K. Nabli ... [et al.].
SeriesWorking paper -- no. 110
ContributionsNabli, Mustapha K., Keller, Jennifer.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2009/52331 (H)
The Physical Object
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Pagination38 p.
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Open LibraryOL23669244M
LC Control Number2009321736

The political economy of the country determines not only what types of industrial policies are pursued, but may also determine which group will benefit and which will be harmed. MENA countries maintained strong roles for the government and policies of significant government intervention in production and economic planning.

Economic justifications alone cannot fully explain the nature and. The final section five makes concluding remarks on the likely directions of industrial policy in the region.

As internal and external forces shape the way industrial policies can be used in the globalized economy, the MENA region’s old style of industrial policy will need to adjust.

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The political economy of industrial policy in the Middle East and North Africa by Mustapha K. Nabli, Jennifer Keller, Claudia Nassif, and Carlos Silva-Jauregui. The macroeconomics of labor market outcomes in MENA by Jennifer Keller, and Mustapha K.

by: Open Knowledge Repository content related to COVID / coronavirus can be found by: Get this from a library. The Political Economy of Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North Africa. [Mustapha K Nabli; Jennifer Keller; Claudia Nassif; Carlos Silva-Jauregui; World Bank eLibrary - York University.] -- In this paper, authors examine the political economy and consequences of industrial policy in the MENA region.

How can the features of MENA's industrial policy be explained. Request PDF | The political economy of industrial policy in the Middle East and North Africa | World Bank March 1 The views expressed in this paper are entirely those of its authors, and.

Most governments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region use trade policy to protect certain industries, provide tax incentives to promote a particular type of investment, and make subsidized credit available to firms of a certain size.

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A newly expanded introduction provides students with a comparative and thematic. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) needs bolder and deeper economic reforms. GDP growth is projected to be % in the region ina fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population.

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A Critical Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures. Edited by Joel Beinin, Bassam Haddad and Sherene Seikaly. Published by: Stanford University Press. In this paper, we examine the political economy and consequences of industrial policy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Unlike in many other regions, industrial policy in MENA developed within the context of the region's strong "social contract" between the government and its.

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When considering the political and socio-economic development of Africa south of the Sahara, there has been a marked tendency to see the colonial period of African history as the starting point of the development of the continent.

intervention and industrial policy in the core of the economy as a means of achieving wide ranging economic and social policy objectives such as creating economic growth, the creation of decent jobs and poverty reduction.

The debate about industrial policy is old and it has been one of the most controversial issues in development economics.

Trade Policy and Economic Integration in the Middle East and North Africa: Economic Boundaries in Flux 1st Edition. Edited By Hassan Hakimian, Jeffrey B Nugent The recent globalization trends have revived a long-standing interest in regional integration in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

The purpose of Economic Integration is to allow the free flow of goods and service between nations that can benefit from the economic resources of partner nations. The Economic Integration Model used for this paper is MENA; commonly known as Middle East and North Africa.

The countries and regions included in MENA are labeled in the map below. Chiara Lovotti is an Associate Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Centre, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI).

Eleonora Tafuro Ambrosetti is a Research Fellow, Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia Centre, ISPI. Christopher A. Hartwell is Professor of Financial Systems Resilience, Bournemouth University, Professor of International Management, Kozminski. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries have witnessed important complex economic, social and political changes and transition recently.

These changes resulted from not only social and political reasons called "the Arab Spring" but also economic reasons from the global economic crisis.

WASHINGTON February 4, — The World Bank’s latest Quarterly Economic Brief for MENA has revised estimates of economic growth in MENA, at percent infalling short of expectations from the percent predicted in October. Being constrained by war, terrorism and to some extent cheap oil, short term growth prospects remain “cautiously pessimistic”.

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The majority of Arab political economies are characterised by a peculiar distributional system built on excess public employment and wide-ranging energy subsidies—features that exist in other developing countries but are more pronounced in the Arab world.

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misguided but often harmful by certain policies. Hence, other policy issues were recommended which constitute imperative pre-requisite for the attainment of development in the continent of Africa. Keywords: Political Economy, Development, Under-development, The West, Africa 1.

INTRODUCTION What caused Africa‘s underdevelopment is a complex issue. In Political Economies of the Middle East and North Africa, Robert Springborg alludes to this past tradition, when political management of the economy was regarded as a factor, if not the decisive one, in resource allocation, and political economy was a broader church than economics is.

shaping the international political economy: the Arab Spring, the European sover-eign debt crisis, and the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement. Taking place on three different continents sincethey have shaken political institutions and spurred waves of political protests in response to a variety of social and economic ills.

The political economy of industrial policy in the Middle East and North Africa by Mustapha K. Nabli, Jennifer Keller, Claudia Nassif, and Carlos Silva-Jauregui. The macroeconomics of labor market outcomes in MENA by Jennifer Keller, and Mustapha K.

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The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) includes approximately 19 countries, according to World Atlas. The region has vast oil, petroleum, and natural gas reserves.

Inflation in the Middle East and North Africa fell from % in March to % in April amid soft crude prices and weak activity. This year, inflation is seen broadly stable from as a recovery in price pressures in GCC countries is offset by lower inflation in Egypt, Iran and Israel.

Political economy in North Africa is based on the recurrence of “vicious circles.” The wave of popular revolts that sparked in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in had different repercussions on each country, depending on the prevalent economic, political and social structures. It includes the consequences of issues like the Rwandan genocide, violent civil wars, and other factors in the quest for democracy.

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The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the topic of a two-day research symposium being held by the EBRD, the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the Economics of Transition journal on June.

It will take a stand-back look at some of the more intractable challenges facing the region.