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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102321–324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311104
Published: 01 April 2017
... countries in the region due to the pressure debt servicing might impose on these countries, which basically suffer an uncomfortable primary balance, in addition to the impact of crises in the region. Table 1 provides indicators on domestic public debts with ratios of debts to GDP, while Table 2 gives...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... covered two policy areas: short-term “stabilization,” which included fiscal and monetary reforms designed to cut public expenditure, increase public savings, and achieve sustainable growth; and “structural adjustment,” which included domestic price liberalization, foreign trade liberalization, and the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
... projects actually placed Lebanon on a destructive path. Numerous authors have engaged rather critically with Hariri’s legacy, questioning his responsibility in the piling up of Lebanon’s current public debt and its widening socioeconomic disparities ( Corm 2001 ). 1 Others have offered more...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12461–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.61
Published: 01 December 2019
... contracting professors, etc.), and the protests signaled the rise of new generations, with different references, thus motivating women to attend public space ( Al-Walid 2017 ). This presence was expected and required due to the weakness of the traditional political and trade union organizations, as well...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Heikal, Muhammad H . 1976 . Li Misr La Li Abdel Nasser [For Egypt Not for Abdel Nasser] . Cairo : Dar al-Shorouk . ——— . 1988 . Sanawato Al-Ghalayan [The Boiling Years] . Cairo : Al-Ahram Center for Translation and Publication . Kadri, Ali . 2015a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121107–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121007
Published: 01 March 2019
...://www.idea.int/publications/the2011moroccanconstitution/ . MAP Express . 2018 . “ Les efforts soutenus de la DGSN pour consacrer les fondements de la police citoyenne mis en relief lors d”une conférence à Marrakech. ” MAP Express. 2018 September 27 . http://www.mapexpress.ma/actualite/societe-et...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
..., over 40 percent in the black market or informal economy, and some 8.7 percent unemployed. For a detailed account, see Human Capital Research Portal (2016) . 3. Decree no. 48/2014 amends the public tenders’ law to allow the government to conclude agreements with contractors through direct...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
... .” King Abdulaziz University Journal of Economics and Management 25 ( 1 ): 231 – 93 . Barth, Erling , Karl O. Moene and Fredrik Willumsen . 2014 . “ The Scandinavian Model: An Interpretation .” Journal of Public Economics 117 : 60 – 72 . Benner, Mats . 2003 . “ The Scandinavian...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104633–641 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399655
Published: 01 October 2017
...): 46 60. El Joumayle, Omar A. M. 2017. Oil Production and Abrupt Institutional Change: The Multi-Cyclic Hubbert Model and the Case of Iraq. Contemporary Arab Affairs 10 (2): 256 285. El-Khoury, Gabi, ed. 2017. Public Debts of Arab Countries: Selected Indicators. Contem- porary Arab Affairs 10 (2...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104482–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1343838
Published: 01 October 2017
... language in addition to Arabic; the immediate and comprehensive inte- gration of the unemployed into the civil service; the ability of all citizens to access social services and the improvement of its cost-effectiveness; the nationalization of CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS 483 public services; increased wages...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103372–391 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1341600
Published: 01 July 2017
... and on the presumption that the political system ought to operate as an expression of the public will, wherein justice and equality are guaranteed in public participation in decision-making. Democracy is, moreover, understood to be a means and not an independent end. It is not, in essence or its basic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 101157–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279385
Published: 01 January 2017
... importance of taking all necessary measures to reduce the public debt, which reached 98% of gross domestic product (GDP) and to increase cash reserves, which reached US$17.54 billion last month (Al-Ahram (Cairo), 4 July 2016). 162 CHRONOLOGY Riyadh . The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... national and political behaviour, both internally and externally, for the subsequent decades, contributing much to the January 2011 upheaval. When it was time for Sadat to go, the peace treaty proved no guarantee for benevolence. Close to his assassination in October 1981, and in a widely publicized press...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... many of Iraq's economic difficulties, including those of the provision of public services and realizing investment, are best comprehended as the result of prolonged institutional decline and decay in human capabilities, especially since 1990. What is more, the article contests some basic maxims...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92187–211 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1148919
Published: 01 April 2016
... of priority, to raise the awareness of the general public, decision-makers and the media of these pressing problems. Likewise, think tanks contribute to the state s implementation of domestic and foreign policy, for example, the political party think tanks and the research and political planning...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
... standpoint of the diversification of the state s framework of production and then subsequently discuss its repercussions on the national labour forces and the identity of society, according to what is permitted for publication in the figures provided by the UAE and Qatar (al- Yousef 2013). If we consider the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9182–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124519
Published: 01 January 2016
...Moosa Elayah This article examines reasons for the ineffectiveness of foreign aid interventions in developing countries, using the examples of Yemen, Egypt and Jordan. It starts with a review of two contradictory theories used to explain foreign aid ineffectiveness: the public interest perspective...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83428–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1053744
Published: 01 July 2015
... economy and solve the problems of electri- city, unemployment, migration, a public debt amounting to over US$65 billion, and other problems ailing the country. He warns, however, that these expectations are still in the realm of dreams and could become a curse if those in charge do not realize the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83295–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1057426
Published: 01 July 2015
... total revenue in 2012 to 17.1% in 2013 (League of Arab States et al. 2014). Furthermore, there has been continuing exposure to foreign economies with the increase in the overall external public debt in the Arab countries, many of which have resorted to foreign loans to fund the financial deficit. This...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82212–225 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1017958
Published: 01 April 2015
... problems. It may be useful to refer to the French company COFACE s risk assessment on the Algerian economy which viewed many negative aspects except for those connected to the foreign currency reserves of the central bank, the low level of public debt and the horizons for economic growth in the next three...