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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018: Summary

In 2017, the world economy strengthened, and global GDP growth reached 3.0 per cent, up from 2.4 per cent in the preceding year mainly triggered by the performance of developed countries. In the...

Innovation Policy for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

The aim of this study is to provide decision-makers in Arab countries with a framework for the formulation of policies for economic growth and achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

ESCWA Annual Report 2016

The 2016 Annual Report provides an overview of key economic and social developments throughout the Arab region, as well as facts and figures about the Economic and Social Commission for Western...

An economic outlook for the Arab region by 2025

In this report, ESCWA proposes an integrated outlook based on three economic levers set by economic theories and best practices.

First the institutional capacity or the so-called newly...

Impact of the Libyan crisis on the Tunisian economy: An estimation of the macroeconomic and fiscal impacts of the Libyan crisis on the Tunisian economy

In this paper, three models are presented to  capture five different effects of the Libyan crisis on the Tunisian economy: i) the impact of the presence of Libyans in Tunisia on aggregate demand;...

Prototype model for Sustainable Development Goal simulation

This report reviews ESCWA’s most recent efforts in developing a quantitative tool to bypass the negative effects of the complex relationships between Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This...

Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report

The Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report, the first of its kind following the launch of the 2030 Agenda, is the result of three years of collaboration between the League of Arab States’ Council...

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2016-2017

The 2016-2017 edition of the Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region provides a rigorous assessment of the socioeconomic situation and prospects for Arab...

ESCWA Annual Report 2015

The year 2015 was remarkable for international development cooperation, the United Nations and the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). At the backdrop of UN celebrations of...

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2015-2016

The economic and political uncertainty that has characterized the Arab region since the uprisings of 2011 continues to dampen its prospects for growth, job creation and stability. Economic...

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