viii, 557 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9789812793447 paperback 9812793445 paperback
World Scientific studies in international economics ; v. 8.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Is MENA exceptional? State formation, consolidation, and development, 1960s-1980s Toward greater use of markets and the global economy? Oil, OPEC, and the challenges of surplus management Water scarcity and agricultural policy in the MENA region Building a new future : development in the post-conflict context and post-disaster recovery Is the MENA region "open" for business? Making global integration work for MENA countries Are market disciplines sufficient? : industrial policy and technology transfer The keys to the future : human capital developments in the MENA region Are MENA's labor markets the key to growth? Closing the poverty gap in MENA Development assistance and its effectiveness in MENA countries Pathways to ensure prosperity.