Aid And Power In The Arab World: World Bank and IMF Policy-Based Lending in the Middle East and…

Hardcover | June 15, 2009

byJane R. Harrigan

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This book looks at the provision of finance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by the IMF and World Bank in return for economic liberalization, exploring the political motivations of funding and geo-politics in recipients. The effectiveness of funding is questioned, with evidence from four MENA countries.

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This book looks at the provision of finance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by the IMF and World Bank in return for economic liberalization, exploring the political motivations of funding and geo-politics in recipients. The effectiveness of funding is questioned, with evidence from four MENA countries.

JANE HARRIGAN is a Reader in Economics and Head of the Economics Department at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. Prior to that she was a Senior Lecturer at Manchester University, UK. She is co-author of the two-volume book Aid and Power: The World Bank and Policy-Based Lending (with Paul Mosl...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.61 × 5.61 × 0.79 inPublished:June 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230211968

ISBN - 13:9780230211964

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Table of Contents

Globalization, International Finance and Economic Reform in the Arab World
The Economic and Political Determinants of IMF and World Bank Lending in the Middle East and North Africa
Egypts Successful Stabilization without Structural Reform
The IMF and World Bank in Jordan: A Case of Over Optimism and Elusive Growth
The Political Economy of IMF and World Bank Interventions: Is Tunisia really a model Student?
Economic Reform in Morocco: Stabilization versus Adjustment
Conclusion and Synthesis: What can be Learnt from Our Four Country Studies?