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The role of Super ESCOs in upscaling energy efficiency in the Arab Region cover The role of Super ESCOs in upscaling energy efficiency in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/WP.1

Upscaling energy efficiency (EE) needs to become a strategic pillar of the energy systems being developed in the Arab region. Such upscaling has many economic, environmental and social benefits...

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Policy Options for Promoting Green Technologies in the Arab Region COVER Policy Options for Promoting Green Technologies in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/TP.2

The Arab region still lags behind in the development of green technology and more efforts are still needed. Stable policy and regulatory frameworks attract investors and enable a faster and...

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Prospects of Innovation and Technology in Official Statistics cover Prospects of Innovation and Technology in Official Statistics

E/ESCWA/SD/2019/WP.1

The present report promotes the strategic use of geospatial and other innovative technologies to support statistical systems, and to advocate for their adoption and implementation in accordance...

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Assessing the economic implication of energy reform in the Arab countries : the case of Tunisia cover Assessing the economic implication of energy reform in the Arab countries : the case of Tunisia

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.9

This study combines two approaches to analyze energy subsidy, a macroeconomic approach using a CGE model and a microsimulation approach using Commitment of Equity (CEQ)....

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Saudi Arabia cover Trade performance and structure profiles: Saudi Arabia

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.8

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Saudi Arabia since 1995. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a broad range of trade...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Kuwait cover Trade performance and structure profiles: Kuwait

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.7

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Kuwait since 1995. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a broad range of trade indicators are...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Qatar Trade performance and structure profiles: Qatar

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.6

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Qatar since 2000. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a broad range of trade indicators are...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Oman

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.5

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Oman since 1995. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a broad range of trade indicators are...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Jordan cover Trade performance and structure profiles: Jordan

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.4

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Jordan since 1995. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a broad range of trade indicators...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Morocco cover Trade performance and structure profiles: Morocco

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.3

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Morocco since 1995. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a broad range of trade indicators are...

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Egypt From stabilization to a knowledge-based economy A computable general equilibrium modelling approach cover Egypt From stabilization to a knowledge-based economy A computable general equilibrium modelling approach

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.2

The paper has two main objectives. First, it provides an overview of the Egypt’s main macroeconomic and social indicators, highlighting the impact of economic reforms implemented since 2016 and...

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EX-POST TRADE IMPACT ANALYSIS: A METHODOLOGICAL NOTE Ex-Post Trade Impact Analysis: a methodological note

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.16

This paper aims at providing technical details on trade indicators that are commonly and frequently used in ESCWA studies and assessments. The indicators presented in this paper are divided into...

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The Sophistication of Arab Exports: measurements and main tendencies COVER The Sophistication of Arab Exports: measurements and main tendencies

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.12

The past couple of decades witnessed an increasing interest among countries in issues related to the quality of growth through economic transformation, which can engender both static and dynamic...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Sudan cover Trade performance and structure profiles: Sudan

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.11

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Sudan since 2012. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a wide range of trade indicators are...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Bahrain cover Trade performance and structure profiles: Bahrain

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.10

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Bahrain. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a wide range of trade indicators are calculated...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Egypt cover Trade Performance and Structure Profiles: Egypt

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/WP.1

This profile takes stock of the trade performance and structure of Egypt since 1995. In addition to aggregate trends in trade and foreign direct investment, a broad range of trade indicators are...

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Socioeconomic Impacts of Macroeconomic Reform Policies in the Arab Region cover Socioeconomic Impacts of Macroeconomic Reform Policies in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/TP.1

The technical paper aims to test that hypothesis by evaluating Tunisia and Egypt’s experiences with neoliberal adjustment against the SDGs.

The UNESCWA expert group meeting Towards...

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Macro-Fiscal Policy toward Economic Diversification and Employment Generation in Iraq Macro-Fiscal Policy toward Economic Diversification and Employment Generation in Iraq

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/CP.1

The paper analyses macro-fiscal and structural challenges in Iraq and discusses fiscal policy options that can boost employment opportunities and foster economic diversification, in line with the...

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Social and Economic Situation of Palestinian Women and Girls (July 2016 - June 2018) cover Social and Economic Situation of Palestinian Women and Girls (July 2016 - June 2018)

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/TP.2

The report covers the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2018, which was characterized by major developments in the security and political situation in the occupied Palestinian territory. The...

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Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation Survey in the Arab Region 2017 Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation Survey in the Arab Region 2017



In September 2014, the United Nations Regional Commissions (UNRCs) including ECA, ECE, ECLAC, ESCAP and ESCWA initiated a global survey to collect data and information on trade facilitation and...

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