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The BLDS print collection
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Did the global financial crisis and recession contribute to the uprisings in North Africa?
H. Aly; M. Strazicich / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The uprisings in North Africa in 2011 has induced many analysts to suggest a host of factors as the root cause of the turmoil. This paper asks: did the global financial crisis of 2007-2009 affect economic growth in the North African c...
What drives the global land rush?
R. Arezki; K. Deininger; H. Selod / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Recent increases in the level of agricultural commodity prices and the resulting demand for land has been accompanied by a rising interest in acquiring agricultural land by investors. This paper studies the determinants of foreign lan...
Peace and Security Council Report: Issue 66
Institute for Security Studies, 2015
This edition includes: Special Focus: African Union summit: Heads of state of the PSC deferred the tabling of a crucial report on South Sudan and decided to send a regional force to combat Boko Haram. A range of side me...
Emigration and origin country’s institutions: does the destination country matter?
M. Beine; K. Sekkat / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
The causes and consequences on international labour migration is a one of the liveliest debate among contemporary international economists. This paper examines the influence of international migration on the evolution of the quality o...
Natural resources, volatility, and inclusive growth: perspectives from the Middle East and North Africa
R. Arezki; M.K. Nabli / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
Countries endowed with natural resources such as oil and gas are faced with important economic challenges. This paper takes stock of the economic performance of resource-rich countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over t...
An empirical growth model for major oil exporters
H.S. Esfahani; K. Mohaddes; M.H. Pesaran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
This paper develops a long-run growth model for a major oil exporting economy and derives conditions under which oil revenues are likely to have a lasting impact. The paper uses quarterly data on nine major oil economies, six of which...
On the determinants of trade in services: evidence from the MENA region
F. Karam; C. Zaki / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
Trade in services is receiving increasing interest in the trade literature and in the negotiations under the GATS due to the importance of services in the global economy. This paper examines the determinants of aggregate flows of serv...
The political economy of petroleum wealth in low-income countries: some policy alternatives
M.L. Ross / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
This paper argues that the problems created by abundant mineral wealth – referred to commonly as ‘the resource curse’ – are mostly political, not economic. The author deems that if wise and benevolent technocra...
Threshold effect of inflation on growth: evidence from MENA region
S. Ghazouani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
The debate concerning the relationship between inflation and growth is continuously updated. In this paper on MENA countries, nonlinearity of the relationship between inflation and growth is investigated through a dynamic panel thresh...
Responsibility to protect: why Libya and not Syria?
D. Kuwali / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2012
While the intervention in Libya saved relatively many lives, there is hesitation to intervene in Syria due to geopolitics, despite the threshold for intervention having been reached. However, by endorsing the notion of responsibility ...
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Gaddafi Development Foundation
Gaddafi Development Organisation
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