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The Effect of Governance on the Allocation of Expenditure and the Distribution of Revenue: Evidence from Selected Arab Countries

This study uses analytical and quantitative analysis to examine the interdependence between government expenditure and government revenue from one side and governance indicators from the other in...

Women’s Political Representation in the Arab Region

This study examines the status of women’s representation at several levels of governance, including the legislative, the executive, the judiciary, the public service, and local councils,...

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

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...

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...

Arab Governance Report II: Governance and Institutional Transformations in Conflict-affected Arab Countries

Today, conflicts of varying intensity directly affect at least half of the Arab countries, while the rest endure neighbourhood or spillover effects, impeding peoples’ fundamental right to live...

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 ...

Competition and Regulation in the Arab Region, Economic Governance Series 2015

Competition policy and regulation are essential components of economic systems at the national, regional and global levels. In Arab countries, however, heavily concentrated and inefficient...

Protracted Conflict and Development in the Arab Region: Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings, Issue No. 4

The Arab region is presently beset by armed civil conflict, one of the most profoundly devastating social phenomena in the modern world. This study examines the relationships between conflict and...

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