The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Jordan, Economy of

  • Barry Turner
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Jordan is classified by the World Bank as an upper-middle-income country. However, it has few natural resources (aside from potash and phosphate) and suffers from a shortage of water, fertile land and oil.


Amman Financial Market Fils Jordan dinar Water 

JEL Classifications

O53 R11 
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  • Barry Turner
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