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Economic Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Developing Economies: A focus on Arab Region cover Economic Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Developing Economies: A focus on Arab Region

E/ESCWA/OES/2015/WP.4

The study examines the nexus between economic growth processes, employment, poverty and inequality in the developing economies, and the Arab countries in particular, during the period 1990-2013....

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Multidimensional Poverty Index for Middle Income Countries: Findings for Jordan, Iraq and Morocco Cover Multidimensional Poverty Index for Middle Income Countries: Findings for Jordan, Iraq and Morocco

E/ESCWA/EDID/2015/WP.2

This paper portrays the situation of  Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) in three Arab middle income countries: Jordan, Iraq and Morocco. This study is based on the Alkire-Foster methodology to...

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Social justice in the Arab world cover Social justice in the Arab world

E/ESCWA/SDD/2014/Background Paper.1

This paper reviews the evolution of the concept of social justice and its definitions according to several international organizations working in the social field. It then attempts to assess the...

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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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Assessing the Impact of the Conflict on the Syrian Economy and Looking Beyond cover Assessing the Impact of the Conflict on the Syrian Economy and Looking Beyond

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2014/WP.2

The report adopts the Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model for simulation. The first section outlines a baseline scenario. The second section provides an assessment of the impact of early...

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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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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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International and Regional Practices Favoring the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the Labor Market cover International and Regional Practices Favoring the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the Labor Market

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/WP.4

This paper surveys policies, programmes and legislation which could enable persons with disabilities to access employment opportunities in selected ESCWA and other countries. It also assesses good...

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Truth Commissions - Lessons learned for Arab countriesundergoing transition

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/WP.3

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Business Regulatory Reforms: Recommendations for Lebanon

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/WP.1

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Assessing the Financing Gap in the Arab Region Assessing the Financing Gap in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2013/5

Financing is one of the core issues in international development. Many wealthy countries have agreed on the need to allocate 0.7 per cent of their national income to financing development in less...

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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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Economic policy in the ESCWA region and its impact on employment

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/2

In recent years, there has been considerable economic growth in most ESCWA member countries, however the employment situation has not improved at the same pace. A better understanding of the...

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Analyses on the establishment and application of the single window system to facilitate trade in Sudan cover (Arabic) Analyses on the establishment and application of the single window system to facilitate trade in Sudan

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2012/WP.1

This paper presents an overview of the objectives of the single window system, its areas of application and the legal framework for the establishment of the system. It also includes a detailed...

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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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ورقة عمل حول إدارة موارد المياه المشتركة ضمن إطار مبادئ الإدارة المتكاملة للموارد المائية:العمل على إعداد إطار قانوني للمياه المشتركة في المنطقة العربية

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/WP.2

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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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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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Poverty in Western Asia: Some Social Considerations

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

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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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