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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

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...

The Strength of Competition Policy and Regulation in the Arab Region – Application of OECD Indicators to selected Arab Countries in 2015 cover The Strength of Competition Policy and Regulation in the Arab Region – Application of OECD Indicators to selected Arab Countries in 2015

The present paper summarizes the finding of the survey on competition policy strength in Arab countries. The results of the survey highlight that there is a clear push towards the development of...

The Relationship between Corruption and Social Justice

The present working paper reviews the links between corruption and some selected pillars of social justice. Based on a comprehensive literature review, concrete examples show where potential for...

Arab Development Outlook: Vision 2030 Arab Development Outlook: Vision 2030

The Arab region is in crisis and it is easy to succumb to pessimism about its future. This report, however, embraces a vision of hope: one that illustrates the...

Administrative Governance and Decentralization

ESCWA launched the National Agenda for the Future of Syria (NAFS) program in 2013. One of its objectives is to bring together Syrian experts to produce future visions and scenarios for all...

Political Governance in Syria: Legitimacy Building and Political Reform

The Political Governance Nexus paper is a compilation of research on building a legal framework and institution rehabilitation. The research was conducted by experts working on The National...

Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in the Arab Region Issue No. 22

The world is heading towards defining the development agenda for post-2015, and approving the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Technology plays an important role in driving the development...

Migration Governance in the Arab Region and Beyond Vol. 5, Issue No. 3

International migration is a large-scale phenomenon that affects families, economies, service provision and communities, posing both challenges and opportunities for countries in the Arab region ...

Libya's Socio-Economic and Public Financial Management: Challenges and Opportunities

This paper is intended to stimulate discussion and debate and is inspired by the holistic approach put forth in the 2011 World Development Report and the post-2015 SDG debate (particularly SDGs 1-...

Envisaging the Future in the Arab Region

With the Arab region being in urgent need of a vision that tackles its institutional, political, and economic challenges, the paper reviews governance challenges and outlines priority areas for...

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