© 1998

Economic Challenges Facing Middle Eastern and North African Countries

Alternative Futures

  • Nemat Shafik

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Economic Challenges Facing Middle Eastern and North African Countries: An Overview

  3. Perspectives from the Maghreb

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Mohamed Hedi Lahouel
      Pages 25-49
  4. Perspectives from the Mashreq

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Heba Handoussa, Hanaa Kheir-El-Din
      Pages 53-77
    3. Taher H. Kanaan
      Pages 78-100
    4. George T. Abed
      Pages 101-115
    5. Georges Corm
      Pages 116-135
    6. Nabil Sukkar
      Pages 136-155
  5. Perspectives from Turkey, Sudan, Iran, and the Gulf

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Sübidey Togan
      Pages 159-177
    3. Massoud Karshenas
      Pages 202-224
    4. Hossein Askari, Maha Bazzari, William Tyler
      Pages 225-255
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 257-266

About this book


An authoritative analysis of economic performance in Middle Eastern and North African countries are presented by scholars in the region. The papers focus on the implications of changes in the world economy, in the role of the private sector, and in the need for human resource development. Country studies are presented for Egypt, the economies of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Nemat Shafik
    • 1
  1. 1.Wharton SchoolUniversity of PennsylvaniaUSA

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