The Economics of Middle East Peace: Views from the Region

The Economics of Middle East Peace: Views from the Region

by Stanley Fischer
     
 

This landmark collection of essays addresses the question: Given peace in the MiddleEast, then what?See more details below

Overview

This landmark collection of essays addresses the question: Given peace in the MiddleEast, then what?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262061537
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
04/05/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Stanley Fischer is former Governor of the Bank of Israel and has been nominated as Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve]. He is the author of IMF Essays from a Time of Crisis: The International Financial System, Stabilization, and Development (MIT Press).

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.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
ICase Studies
2The Economics of Peace: The Egyptian Case19
3The Effects on Economic Development in Syria of a Just and Long-Lasting Peace55
Comments80
4Economic Implications of Peace: The Israeli Perspective87
5One-Sided Customs and Monetary Union: The Case of the West Bank and Gaza Strip under Israeli Occupation117
Comments149
6Economic Prospects for a Postwar Lebanon155
7The Economics of Peace: Jordan181
Comments200
IIRegional Issues
8The Economic Implications of a Comprehensive Peace in the Middle East205
9The Peace Process and Economic Reforms in the Middle East227
Comments256
IIIThe Transition to Peace
10The Future of Economic Development of the West Bank and Gaza and Their Economic Relations with Israel and Jordan261
11Palestinian-Israeli Economic Relations: Is Cooperation Possible?281
12Some Basic Problems of the Economic Relationships between Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza305
Comments334
IVPanel Discussion341
Contributors355
Index361

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