By Paul Rivlin
"This publication examines the connection among demographic development and monetary improvement in 8 Arab international locations. regardless of a slowdown in demographic development, the exertions strength is expanding swiftly a result of swap within the age constitution of the inhabitants. In different elements of the area, related advancements have improved fiscal progress. within the Arab international, in spite of the fact that, the various possibilities awarded by means of demographic transition are being misplaced, leading to severe threats to the political balance of the area. the most explanation for this can be that the area has overlooked out on industrialization."--Jacket. Read more...
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The Arab Human Development Report’s (AHDR) authors expanded Sen’s index, by adding data on lifelong knowledge acquisition, especially regarding information technology, women’s access to societal power, and measures of human freedom. The world’s highest AHDI score was for Sweden (ranked first), the United States ranked eleven, and Turkey came in at sixty-seven, ahead of all other Middle East states. Iraq was the second lowest at 111, ahead of Congo. The rest of the Arab world was between the highest, Jordan at 68 and Sudan at 105.
The region is the driest in the world and this is a major constraint on agriculture, as is the variation in rainfall that results in droughts in some parts of the region on a regular basis. As a result, the region imports more than one-half of its food and agro-industrial needs. 4). Per capita production growth was more modest and so imports grew. 8 shows that exports more than doubled in current dollar terms. This was the result of increased sales both between countries in the region and to other parts of the world, mainly Europe.
Sustaining Gains in Poverty Reduction and Human Development in the Middle East and North Africa. : The World Bank, 2006. xix. Rivlin, Paul. Economic Policy and Performance in the Arab World. : Lynne Rienner, 2001. 199–207. 38 Arab Economies in the Twenty-First Century Economic Research Forum (ERF) for the Arab countries, Iran, and Turkey, and the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies, both located in Cairo. The Arab Human Development Reports, issued by the United Nations Development Program and written by Arab social scientists, have been the most outspoken, calling for political as well as economic reform.
Arab economies in the twenty-first century by Paul Rivlin