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Working Paper on Approaches for Rural Development in the ESCWA Region: Enhancing SME Competitiveness and Infrastructure Services

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/WP.3

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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.2

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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An Arab Perspective on the Post 2015 Agenda: National targets, regional priorities and global goals

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2014/WP.1

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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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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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Critical Review of Successful Experiences in Integrated Social Policy

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.1

  This document consists of two parts. The first part includes the experiences and particularities of certain states, with the aim to identify factors conducive to achieving social welfare. The...

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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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Towards Better Measurement of Poverty and Inequality in Arab Countries: A Proposed Pan-Arab Multipurpose Survey cover Towards Better Measurement of Poverty and Inequality in Arab Countries: A Proposed Pan-Arab Multipurpose Survey

E/ESCWA/SD/2014/WP.1

This paper critically assesses the measurement methods of poverty and inequality indicators based on international and national methodologies as well as the data generation mechanisms across Arab...

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Governance-adjusted Human Development Index: The case for a broader index and its implications for Arab States cover Governance-adjusted Human Development Index: The case for a broader index and its implications for Arab States

E/ESCWA/EDID/2016/WP.3

Governance is the most important factor in explaining deviations in broad human development over time.

Therefore, this paper contributes to the literature on improving human development...

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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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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: 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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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A People in Danger: Effects on Health of the 2014 Israeli Offensive on the Gaza Strip cover A People in Danger: Effects on Health of the 2014 Israeli Offensive on the Gaza Strip

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2015/WP.5

The Gaza Strip has been subject to a near-total blockade by Israel since 2007 and to repeated military assaults, the most intense of which took place in 2006, 2008, 2012 and 2014. The more than...

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