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Breaking the barriers to higher economic growth : better governance and deeper reforms in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Contents of the report are as follows: Long-term economic development: challenges and prospects for the Arab countries by Mustapha K. Nabli. Reform complementarities and economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa by Mustapha Kamel Nabli, and Marie-Ange Veganzones-Varoudakis. ... See More +

Publication 43969 JAN 01, 2007

Nabli, Mustapha K.; Veganzones-Varoudakis, Marie-Ange; Silva-Jauregui, Carlos; Keller, Jennifer; Nassif, Claudia; Silva-Jauregui, Carlos, Silva-Jauregui;; Agenor, Pierre-Richard; Yousef, Tarik; Tarp Jensen, Henning; Diwan, Ishac; Coulibaly, Adama; de Silva, Sara Johansson; Iqbal, Farrukh; Dasgupta, Dipak;; Pissarides, Christopher; Varoudakis, Aristomene; Aysan, Ahmet Faruk; Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 11 (1) (English)

How international exchange, technology, and institutions affect workers : an introduction; by Ishac Diwan, and Michael Walton. Learning by trading and the returns to human capital in developing countries; by Christopher A. ... See More +

Publication 26449 JAN 31, 1997

Syrquin, Moshe [editor]; Diwan, Ishac; Walton, Michael; Pissarides, Christopher A.; Wood, Adrian; Tan, Hong; Batra, Geeta; Assaad,Ragui; Squire, Lyn; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Ghanem, Hafez; Thierfelder, Karen; Banerji, Arup

Learning by trading and the returns to human capital in developing countries (English)

Recent evidence shows that the returns to labor and the skill premium both increase in developing countries after trade liberalization, despite the low skill content of their exports. ... See More +

Journal Article 77240 JAN 01, 1997

Pissarides, Christopher A Disclosed

Employment and development : roundtable discussion (English)

The roundtable discussion on employment and development was designed to address some of the issues central to the forthcoming World Development Report 1995. ... See More +

Publication 14440 MAR 31, 1995

Birdsall, Nancy; Collier, Paul; Freeman, Richard B.; Pissarides, Christopher A.

Labor markets in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This paper discusses the problems that have confronted the labor markets of countries in the Middle East and North Africa region, drawing from the experience of Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Algeria. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 12739 FEB 28, 1993

Pissarides, Christopher A.; MNA

Macroeconomic adjustment and poverty in selected industrial countries (English)

The business cycle affects the incidence of poverty, as shown by evidence from Australia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Many of the poor in these countries are outside the labor markets, and transfers are a major source of income for many others, but the unemployment and wage reductions that occur in recession increase the incidence of poverty. ... See More +

Journal Article 14224 MAY 31, 1991

Pissarides, Christopher A.

The World Bank economic review 5(2) (English)

Introduction: poverty and adjustment in the 1980s. Poverty in Eastern Europe in the years of crisis, 1978 to 1987: Poland, Hungary, and Yugoslavia. ... See More +

Publication 17597 MAY 31, 1991

Squire, Lyn; Milanovic, Branko; Pissarides, Christopher A.; Ahmad, Ehtisham; Yan Wang; Sahn, David E.; Sarris, Alexander; Behrman, Jere R.; Deolalikar, Anil B.; Bourguignon, Francois; Melo, Jaime de; Suwa, Akiko; Newman, John; Jorgensen, Steen; Pradhan, Menno