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Working Papers

How Can Recessions Be Brought to An End? Effects of Macroeconomic Policy Actions on Durations of Recessions

Bedri Kamil Onur Tas

Abstract This paper analyzes how effective macroeconomic policy actions are in ending recessions. We also investigate ... read more



Working Papers

Measuring the Damage from Financial Integration in the GCC: Lessons from the Global Crisis

Mahmoud Haddad and Sam Hakim and

Abstract In the wake of the global financial crisis, several leading countries of the Gulf Cooperation ... read more


Working Papers

Resource Windfalls, Macroeconomic Stability and Growth: The Role of Political Institutions

Rabah Arezki , Kirk Hamilton, and Kazim Kazimov and

Abstract We use a new dataset on non-resource GDP to examine the performance of commodity-exporting countries ... read more


Policy Perspectives

Egypt Post January 2011: An Economic Perspective

Ahmed Galal

This paper offers a road map for future economic development in Egypt post-January 25th Revolution. ... read more



Working Papers

Corporate Governance, Investor Protection, and Firm Performance in MENA Countries

Iftekhar Hasan , Nada Kobeissi, and Liang Song and

Abstract This paper will examine the relationship between firm level governance, country level governance (investor protection) ... read more


Working Papers

Water Scarcity in Jordan: Economic Instruments, Issues and Options

Atif Kubursi , Velma Grover, , Eliza Deutsch, and Abdel Raouf Darwish and

Abstract Physical water scarcity, in the MENA region, is not the only issue. Conditions of economic ... read more


Working Papers

Regulating Industry Emissions: Assessing the Moroccan Cement Experiences

David Maradan and Karim Zein and

Abstract This paper analyzes the way heavy polluting industries may be regulated in the Middle East ... read more


Working Papers

Commodity Price Volatility and The Sources of Growth

Tiago V. de V. Cavalcanti , Kamiar Mohaddes, and Mehdi Raissi and

Abstract This paper studies the impact of the level and volatility of commodity terms of trade ... read more