Assessing the Mideast peace economic dividend

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BESA Center, Bar-Ilan University , Ramat Gan, Israel
Jewish-Arab relations -- Economic aspects., Economic stabilization -- Middle East., Peace -- Economic aspects -- Middle East., Middle East -- Economic conditions --

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Middle East, Middle

StatementEliyahu Kanovsky.
SeriesSecurity and policy studies,, no. 15
ContributionsMerkaz Besa le-meḥḳarim asṭraṭegiyim.
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LC ClassificationsHC415.15 .K36 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL559684M
LC Control Number96143144
OCLC/WorldCa34406963

Home» Mideast Security and Policy Studies» Assessing the Mideast Peace Economic Dividend By Prof. Eliyahu Kanovsky April 1, Publication: Mideast Security and Policy Studies. 14 Eliyahu Kanovsky, Assessing the Mideast Peace Economic Dividend (Ramat Gan: BESA Center for Strategic Studies, Bar Ilan University, ), p.

15 Efraim Karsh and Inari Rausti, Saddam Hussein: A Political Biography (London: Brassy, ), p. Author: Martin Sherman.

Economic aspects of peace in the Middle East 3 OREWORD BY THE PRIME MINISTER It is my strong personal belief that economics, politics and security are inter-linked and that a strong and sustainable Palestinian economy is a vital component of a viable future Palestinian state.

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14 Eliyahu Kanovsky, Assessing the Mideast Peace Economic Dividend (Ramat Gan: BESA Center for Strategic Studies, Bar Ilan University, ), p. 15 Efraim Karsh and Inari Rausti, Saddam Hussein: A Political Biography (London: Brassy, ), p.

of important studies which critiqued the dominant “economic advancement will bring peace” paradigm, including The Forgotten Dimension: Economic Developments in Arab Countries and their Possible Impact on Peace Agreement, and Assessing the Mideast Peace Economic Dividend.

ArAB SPrING Or ISLAMIC EArTHqUAkE. also see increased economic interdependence as a means of reducing Israeli military spending and "thus allow Israel's economic resources to shift to investment to increase productivity." Peter Passell, Israelis Expect Peace in Mideast Would Bring Big File Size: 1MB.

It then examines overall regional issues such as the economic consequences of peace and the economic reforms needed to maximize peace dividends. Essays in the last part focus on the transition to peace and the future economic development of the Palestinian, Israeli, Jordanian, and other regional : Stanley Fischer, Dani Rodrik.

Accounting for the Benefits of Mideast Peace.

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By The Editorial Board. J ; Over all, the study shows, Palestinians have more economic incentive than. A wind is rising - a tempest of rhetoric in the United States and abroad proclaiming both the death of the Camp David peace process and a pressing need for a comprehensive approach to replace it.

Since then, peace has prevailed on our mutual border and cooperation between the two states is growing. In MayIsrael presented a new peace initiative. The breakup of the Soviet Union and the Gulf War produced a change in the basic political order of the Middle East, prompting the Arab world to reassess its attitude toward Israel and to.

Features gross national product, per capita income, Arab land and petroleum reserves of all major Middle Eastern countries. Links to literacy, health and population statistics.

Meanwhile, the short recent book by Daniel Kurtzer, a former U.S. ambassador to both Egypt and Israel, and Scott Lasensky, a Middle East expert, is a valuable addition to the literature on Arab-Israeli peace : Steven A.

Cook. Abstract. It is common practice for many works dealing with the water issue in the Middle East to devote attention to a discussion of the possibility of resolving the problem in an overall regional context.

1 There appears, however, to be no real consensus as to how best to go about defusing the region’s potential for conflict over water. Yet no matter what the eventual details of such a Author: Martin Sherman.

Issues of morality, historical rights, and defense have long dominated the discourse regarding the importance of resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

While these have a rightful place in the debate, the time has come – as a result of domestic developments in both societies - to make the economic case for : Yadin Kaufmann. Although only about 15 percent of the land is suitable for farming, agriculture remains the region's most important economic activity.

Wheat, barley, and rice are chief food crops. Figs and dates are grown in desert oases and citrus fruits in the Mediterranean coastal region. The major commercial crops are cotton, coffee, and tobacco.

The late Yusif Sayigh, a highly respected Palestinian economist, cited Arab countries’ GDP data for and in his book “The Arab Economy.” Since his numbers are based on a single source — the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development – they enable us to track the shift in economic weights in the Arab world between those dates.

To the catalog of missed opportunities for peace in the Middle East, we can add a tantalizing if also depressing chapter: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's secret offer in to create a. Peace in the Middle East: Why It's Possible, and Why Big Oil May Be the Key Peace in the Middle East has long seemed an impossible dream.

However, now Author: Adam Galas. Pieces of the Mideast Puzzle by Gene Knudsen (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13. The Prospects for Economic Development in the Middle East after the Peace Alan V.

Deardorff The University of Michigan The paper provides a discussion of the many possible economic benefits of peace in the Middle East, together with some possible costs. The discussion is. Israel's economy is so innovative that it's forcing otherwise hostile Arab neighbors to look at ways they could also benefit -- and the result could eventually be a gradual normalization of.

The Arab Spring may ultimately foster Arab-Israeli peace efforts if those populist uprisings lead to stable democracies, but in the short run these history-making events are more likely to inhibit steps toward peace.

That note of caution emerged from several panelists at a Nov. 2 session on “Arab World Transitions”—part of a day-long conference co-sponsored by the United States.

In today’s “QuickTake,” Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn takes a look at the history of the pursuit of peace in the Middle East. She speaks. Mideast Economic Growth Tepid, IMF Says The IMF predicts MENA economic growth will accelerate slightly to % in from % a year earlier, despite cheap Author: Nicolas Parasie.

Global Oil and the Middle East Economic Outlook. Katherine Wilkens is the deputy director of the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Over the last two decades, she has held a number of senior positions in the U.S.

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The Israeli-Palestinian peace process never ends—nor does it seem to make much progress. In blog entries, op-eds, and magazine articles (and in my most recent book, Tested by Zion: The Bush. The Arab-Israeli conflict has defied peaceful accommodation, let alone resolution, for more than 50 years.

Wars have been fought, people displaced, land occupied, law and order disrupted, economies shattered, and a cauldron for terrorism permitted to by: 5. Investment in Peace: The Politics of Economic Cooperation Between Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians, by Shaul Mishal, Ranan Kuperman and David Boas.

Brighton, UK and Portland, OR: Sussex Academic Press, xii + pages. Bibl. Prayers for Peace in the Middle East Sustain together in undiminished hope, O God of hope, those who continue to labor with undiminished determination to build peace in the land from which, of old, out of brokenness, violence and destruction, nevertheless hope emerged for so many of faithFile Size: 24KB.

The Washington Institute unveiled its Project on Arab-Israel Relations on the eve of the Camp David summit between Israelis and Palestinians.

Since that significant historic marker in U.S.-led peace efforts between Israelis and Palestinians, America's Middle East diplomacy has been further tested by the second Palestinian intifada, the.

U.S. to ‘Re-Evaluate’ Mideast Peace Strategy Obama and Netanyahu differ starkly on Iran and Middle East peace policy By returning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to .Her husband’s people, she said, care more about employment stability than radical politics, and she asserted that investment leading to job creation is an essential factor in promoting peace.

In sum, Queen Noor argued that many of the remaining critical questions facing Arab and Israeli negotiators concern economic : J. W. Wright.Pioneering Mideast Economic Transformation: Three Views The Changing Role of Oil, Mr.

Vahan Zanoyan, President and CEO, Petroleum Finance Company There are essentially two basic messages to convey when discussing changes in oil prices: price changes and changes in structure.

In spite of the price recovery.