The Economics of Middle East Peace: Views from the Region

Paperback | January 1, 2003

EditorStanley Fischer, Dani Rodrik, Elias Tuma

not yet rated|write a review

This landmark collection of essays addresses the question: Given peace in the Middle East, then what? Focusing on the countries most immediately affected by the Arab-Israeli conflict, economists representing Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and the Occupied Territories offer differing perspectives on potential opportunities and difficulties and on the actions that would be required to redirect, rejuvenate, and sustain the economies of the region.The book opens with case studies of Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and the West Bank and Gaza Strip. It then examines overall regional issues such as the economic consequences of peace and the economic reforms needed to maximize peace dividends. Essays in the last part focus on the transition to peace and the future economic development of the Palestinian, Israeli, Jordanian, and other regional economiesTopics addressed include the relation of defense spending to the economy, the implications of a peace for trade across borders, the benefits of economic cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians, and the role of foreign aid in economic reconstruction in the Middle East.Stanley Fischer is Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dani Rodrik is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School, Harvard University. Elias Tuma is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$45.50

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

This landmark collection of essays addresses the question: Given peace in the Middle East, then what? Focusing on the countries most immediately affected by the Arab-Israeli conflict, economists representing Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and the Occupied Territories offer differing perspectives on potential opportunities and difficul...

Dani Rodrik is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School, Harvard University. Elias Tuma is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis.

other books by Stanley Fischer

Africa - Is This the Turning Point?
Africa - Is This the Turning Point?

Kobo ebook|May 1 1998

$5.09 online$6.56list price(save 22%)
Robin Wright 151 Success Facts - Everything you need to know about Robin Wright
Robin Wright 151 Success Facts - Everything you need to...

Kobo ebook|Apr 25 2014

$19.29 online$24.99list price(save 22%)
Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.5 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2003Publisher:The MIT PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0262515326

ISBN - 13:9780262515320

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Economics of Middle East Peace: Views from the Region

Reviews