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The Resource The Arab economies in a changing world, Marcus Noland and Howard Pack

The Arab economies in a changing world, Marcus Noland and Howard Pack

Label
The Arab economies in a changing world
Title
The Arab economies in a changing world
Statement of responsibility
Marcus Noland and Howard Pack
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1959-
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Noland, Marcus
Dewey number
330.917/4927
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC498
LC item number
.N56 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Pack, Howard
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  • Globalization
  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Economic history
  • Economic policy
  • Globalization
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
  • Arab countries
  • Wirtschaftspolitik
  • Globalisierung
  • Arabische Staaten
Label
The Arab economies in a changing world, Marcus Noland and Howard Pack
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dimensions of the challenge. Addressing the challenge -- Growth, productivity, and welfare. Identifying the comparators. Natural resources and physical capital. Human capital. Relative international performance. Domestic growth over time. Investment and growth. Sources of differences in growth rates -- Welfare, happiness, and discontent. Social indicators. Happiness. Discontent -- Dimensions of the challenge. What are the perceived problems? Demographic changes. Employment generation and productivity growth. International trade performance. Dimensions of the problem. Foreign direct investment and financial inflows. Oil rents, aid, and remittances. Financial market development. Explanations of limited globalization. Some effects of lack of globalization -- Obstacles to, and enablers of, development. Institutions and the influence of Islam. Religious affiliation and growth across countries. Religion and institutions. legal systems and growth. Corruption and growth. Evolving understanding of development policy. Policies and their effects. An alternate view of the determinants of productivity growth -- Policy levers and constraints. Internal constraints to reform. The external policy dimension. The role of preferential agreements. Intra-Arab agreements. Club Med. Preferential agreements with the US -- Risk, credibility, and supply response. Domestic entrepreneurship. Reversing the brain drain. Arabs in North America. Arabs in Europe. The role of foreign investment. Asian experiences with diaspora and foreign entrepreneurs. Affinity, democracy, and risk -- Authoritarianism, uncertainty, and prospects for change. The political economy of reform. Implications for international exchange. Prospects for change -- Conclusions -- Defining the problem. Designing solutions. The political economy of reform
Control code
290492800
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 350 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435609204
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290492800
Label
The Arab economies in a changing world, Marcus Noland and Howard Pack
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dimensions of the challenge. Addressing the challenge -- Growth, productivity, and welfare. Identifying the comparators. Natural resources and physical capital. Human capital. Relative international performance. Domestic growth over time. Investment and growth. Sources of differences in growth rates -- Welfare, happiness, and discontent. Social indicators. Happiness. Discontent -- Dimensions of the challenge. What are the perceived problems? Demographic changes. Employment generation and productivity growth. International trade performance. Dimensions of the problem. Foreign direct investment and financial inflows. Oil rents, aid, and remittances. Financial market development. Explanations of limited globalization. Some effects of lack of globalization -- Obstacles to, and enablers of, development. Institutions and the influence of Islam. Religious affiliation and growth across countries. Religion and institutions. legal systems and growth. Corruption and growth. Evolving understanding of development policy. Policies and their effects. An alternate view of the determinants of productivity growth -- Policy levers and constraints. Internal constraints to reform. The external policy dimension. The role of preferential agreements. Intra-Arab agreements. Club Med. Preferential agreements with the US -- Risk, credibility, and supply response. Domestic entrepreneurship. Reversing the brain drain. Arabs in North America. Arabs in Europe. The role of foreign investment. Asian experiences with diaspora and foreign entrepreneurs. Affinity, democracy, and risk -- Authoritarianism, uncertainty, and prospects for change. The political economy of reform. Implications for international exchange. Prospects for change -- Conclusions -- Defining the problem. Designing solutions. The political economy of reform
Control code
290492800
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 350 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435609204
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290492800

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