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The US Shale Oil Revolution Requires Major Reforms in the Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks and Institutions in the MENA Region

Kamiar Mohaddes and Mehdi Raissi

The shale oil revolution in the United States, contributing to lower global oil prices, has important macroeconomic implications for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. In response to ... read more


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Oil Prices and the Global Economy: Is It Different This Time Around?

Kamiar Mohaddes and Hashem Pesaran

The recent plunge in oil prices has brought into question the generally accepted view that lower oil prices are good for the US and the global economy. In this paper, ... read more


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Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs): Stabilization, Investment Strategies and Lessons for The Arab Countries

ERF has organized a workshop on Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), in Washington, USA in collaboration with The World Bank, on September 10-11, 2016. In view of their dependence on temporary and ... read more


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Sovereign Wealth Funds: Stabilization, Investment Strategies and Lessons for The Arab Countries

ERF has organized a workshop on Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), in Washington, USA in collaboration with The World Bank, on September 10-11, 2016.   In view of their dependence on temporary and ... read more


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The Political Economy of Fiscal Institutions and Macroeconomic Management in Sudan

Kabbashi Suliman

The literature on distributive politics indicates that many low-income countries are saddled with extractive institutions that not only contribute to politically biased fiscal outcomes, but tend to undermine long-run real ... read more


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Asymmetric Growth Impact of Fiscal Policy: A Post-Shock Policy Scenario for Egypt

Hany Abdel-Latif and Tapas Mishra

This paper empirically explores how fiscal policy represented by acceleration in government spending exerts asymmetric effects on economic growth in the context of a developing country, Egypt in particular. By ... read more


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Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Resource-rich Arab Economies

The Economic Research Forum (ERF) is pleased to announce the publication of its new book on: Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Resource-rich Arab Economies, edited by Ibrahim Elbadawi ... read more


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Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Resource-rich Arab Economies

Ibrahim Elbadawi and Hoda Selim

The Economic Research Forum (ERF) is pleased to announce the publication of its new book on: Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Resource-rich Arab Economies, edited by Ibrahim Elbadawi ... read more