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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 more...

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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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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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Tools for Exante Trade Impact analysis

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.9

Trade reform is complex to analyze, as it combines a variety of economic mechanisms at the same time: macro-economic effects, sectoral effects, in the short and long run. Besides, the impact of...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Yemen cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Yemen

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.7

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Morocco cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Morocco

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.6

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Iraq cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Iraq

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.4

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty in Comoros  cover Multidimensional Poverty in Comoros

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.3

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Trade performance and structure profiles: Tunisia Trade performance and structure profiles: Tunisia

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/TP.8

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

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Economic Governance for Entrepreneurs in the MENA Region: Prioritizing Policy Challenges cover Economic Governance for Entrepreneurs in the MENA Region: Prioritizing Policy Challenges

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/TP.6

This paper identifies priority policy challenges to facilitate entrepreneurship in countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Based on evidence from the Doing Business and Worldwide...

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Improving Arab Regional Development Planning: An Assessment of Good Economic Governance Tools to Support Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy-Making cover Improving Arab Regional Development Planning: An Assessment of Good Economic Governance Tools to Support Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy-Making

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/TP.4

The adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), re-emphasised the importance of governance as a critical ingredient to and precursor of development. As a...

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Implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Arab Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011 to 2020: Productive Capacity progress and challenges in Mauritania, Sudan and Yemen cover Implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Arab Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011 to 2020: Productive Capacity progress and challenges in Mauritania, Sudan and Yemen

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.1

Three member states of ESCWA (Mauritania, Sudan and Yemen) are designated as “Least Developed Countries”, a category that acknowledges the structural challenges that prevent countries from...

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Undertaking Population and Housing Census Register-based and combined methodologies  cover Undertaking Population and Housing Census Register-based and combined methodologies

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/Technical Paper.3

The present report outlines the potential use of administrative registers in population and housing censuses. It focuses on the case study of Poland, which conducted a population census in 2011...

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Undertaking Population and Housing Census Register-based and combined methodologies  cover Undertaking Population and Housing Census Register-based and combined methodologies

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/Technical Paper.3

The present report outlines the potential use of administrative registers in population and housing censuses. It focuses on the case study of Poland, which conducted a population census in 2011...

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Dissemination and use of population and housing census data: Emerging approaches and lessons learned cover Dissemination and use of population and housing census data: Emerging approaches and lessons learned

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/Technical Paper.

The present report examines the most important international experiences adopted by developed countries in the world with regard to the dissemination of population and housing censuses, to be...

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Fiscal policy response to public debt in the Arab region cover Fiscal policy response to public debt in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/WP.6



The paper examines fiscal sustainability in the middle income Arab countries by analysing three sets of information: (1) general government gross debt to GDP; (2) the fiscal balances to...

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Economic Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Developing Economies: A focus on Arab Region COVER Fiscal policy on public social spending and human development in Arab countries

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/Technical Paper.13

Fiscal policy has a central role in making expenditure choices that improve both social and economic development. Studies in the past have largely examined public expenditure impacts on...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Egypt cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Egypt

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/CP.1

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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The Drivers and Impact of Conflict on the Sustainable Development Agenda in the Arab Region cover The Drivers and Impact of Conflict on the Sustainable Development Agenda in the Arab Region: A snapshot of human, socioeconomic and structural impacts with a focus on regional and cross-border effects

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2017/WP.5

This working paper provides a snapshot of the challenges to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arab region, in the context of ongoing conflict and uncertainty. The Doha...

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The Role of Civil Society in Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development cover (Arabic) The Role of Civil Society in Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/SDD/2016/TECHNICAL PAPER.1

This paper aims at highlighting the role of civil society in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the national and regional levels. It includes six sections and discusses...

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