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Middle East: Business & Economics: Economics
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This book has achieved a delicate balance in including complex historical, legal and economic issues in an easily comprehensible, yet thought-provoking style its appeal is to a wide readership of those who are willing to ponder the realm of possibilities, with or without a background knowledge in either the Eastern Mediterranean or economics.
The Palestinian economy has enormous potential. Its general development indicators, including life expectancy, literacy, and child mortality rates, are among the best in the Middle East and North Africa. The book identifies the conditions under which the Palestinian economy can grow.
In conventional economic systems, the interest rate mechanism is at the heart of that process, however an Islamic financial system cannot rely on that mechanism. With this fact considered, this volume explores the role and significance of Islamic financial system, instruments and institutions in economic growth and development, both theoretically and empirically.
Iran experienced two full-scale revolutions in the twentieth century, the latter of which had large and important regional and international consequences, including an eight-year war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq. And now in the twenty-first century, it confronts issues and experiences problems which have important implications for its future development and external relations.
This book deals with the economic and developmental challenges facing contemporary Algerian society. The social structures, the political institutions, the movements and ideologies, as well as cultural dilemmas, are considered in depth to give the fullest picture of the twenty-first century development.
This book skillfully integrates a wide variety of sources to demonstrate that the period was actually one of deterioration on both the macro (per capita) and micro levels. Nadan argues that this deterioration continued despite the British authorities' channeling of funds from the Jewish sector and the wealthier Arab sectors into projects for the Arab rural economy.
This book delivers a thorough and essential analysis of current economic policy, transformation and legislative changes in Libya. The authors answer many questions about Libya's distinctive society and economic system and explain the necessity for the major restructuring of the Libyan economy which is currently in process. The book makes extensive use of previously unavailable economic and social data and thus allows a unique insight into a fascinating country.
In this unique text, Mohamed Ramady develops a framework for studying fundamental challenges to the modern Saudi Arabian economy. Employment, education, economic and social stability, and Saudi Arabia's place in the Gulf Cooperation Council are offered as keys to the consensus building needed to ensure the Kingdom's healthy economic future.
This book examines the relationship between demographic growth and economic development in eight Arab countries. Despite a slowdown in demographic growth, as a result of the change in the age structure of the population, the labour force is increasing rapidly. In the Arab world, however, many of the opportunities presented by demographic transition are being lost, resulting in serious threats to the political stability of the region.