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A review of literature on the changing role of the family in care provision in Arab countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/WP.1

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Business Regulatory Reforms: Recommendations for Lebanon

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/WP.1

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Literature Review on Engendering the Millennium Development Goals and Identifying Barriers to Gender Equality in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.5

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Literature Review on Social Exclusion in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.4

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Poverty in Western Asia: Some Social Considerations

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Technical Paper.3

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Promoting Large-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in the Arab Region: An Approach for Climate Change Mitigation

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/WP.2

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Regional Implementation Meeting Report on the Five Areas Presented to the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development on its 18th Session

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2009/WP.2

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Social Policy and the State in Comparative Perspective: Tracking Change in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/WP.1

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Sustainable Production and Consumption Patterns in Energy and Water Sectors in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/WP.1

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Towards Comprehensive Social Policy for Equality and the Millennium Development Goals

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/WP.1

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Truth Commissions - Lessons learned for Arab countriesundergoing transition

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/WP.3

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Effects of the Financial Crisis on Banking Institutions in the ESCWA Region, 2006-2009 cover Effects of the Financial Crisis on Banking Institutions in the ESCWA Region, 2006-2009

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2011/WP.1

Banking operations worldwide have been affected by the global financial crisis, impairing credit growth and the efficient allocation of resources.

This study, which is divided into three...

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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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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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The Use of Urban Observatories as a Tool for Localizing Urban and Social Policy

E/ESCWA/SDD/2009/WG.3/WP.1

 

 



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Central Bank Independence and its Effect on Inflation Performance in the ESCWA Countries cover Central Bank Independence and its Effect on Inflation Performance in the ESCWA Countries

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2011/WP.2

The main objectives of this paper are to measure the central bank independence in the ESCWA countries and to explore its effects on the inflation performance. In section two, the paper reviews...

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Social and Economic Situation of Palestinian Women and Girls: July 2014 – June 2016 cover Social and Economic Situation of Palestinian Women and Girls: July 2014 – June 2016

E/ESCWA/ECW/2016/Technical Paper.3

This report presents the main developments that affected the situation of women in Palestine between July 2014 and June 2016. Key events were the 50-day Israeli offensive on Gaza in the summer of...

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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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Progress on Shared Water Resources Management in the Arab Region: Regional baseline for SDG Indicator 6.5.2 cover Progress on Shared Water Resources Management in the Arab Region: Regional baseline for SDG Indicator 6.5.2

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2018/WP.1

SDG indicator 6.5.2 is intended to monitor progress towards transboundary water cooperation through operational arrangements. The results of the first global reporting under SDG indicator 6.5.2...

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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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