Impacts of Political Instability on Economics in the MENA Region

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Zgheib, Philippe W.
IGI Global, May 15, 2019 - Business & Economics - 300 pages

Political instability can harm economic performance and is likely to shorten policymakers horizons, leading to sub-optimal short-term macroeconomic policies. This instability can also lead to a more frequent switch of policies, creating volatility and negatively affecting macroeconomic performance.

Impacts of Political Instability on Economics in the MENA Region explores the results of financing challenges and strategies surrounding political unrest that center around the MENA region, as well as opportunities these challenges create for businesses and governments. Featuring research on topics such as debt, macroeconomics, and economic reform, this book is ideally designed for economists, investors, managers, multinational companies, policymakers, government officials, academicians, researchers, and advanced-level students furthering their research exposure to economic instability in the world today.

 

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Contents

Transnational Protocol Authority for Economic Gains in Water Management
1
Political Governance and Sustainable Development
28
Political Stability Austerity Measures External Imbalance and Debt Impact on the Egyptian Economy
74
Governance and Economic Growth in the Arab Region
103
The Effect of the Arab Spring Revolution on the Yemeni Economy
134
The Economic Reform and Political Transition
145
Lebanese Army History and Development of Democracy
185
Financial Deficit in Lebanese Catholic Schools
199
The Saga of Middle East Airlines MEA in War and in Peace
215
Compilation of References
243
Related References
267
About the Contributors
297
Index
299
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Philippe W. Zgheib is a senior Fulbright scholar in business ethics, entrepreneurship, and strategic management. He holds a PhD in economics (1994) and a civil engineering doctorate (1990) from Utah State University in the USA. He has served actively in academia, and in business practice since 1984 both in Lebanon and in the USA. Dr. Zgheib is a widely established corporate consultant and executive business moderator with private corporations, global and domestic. His current business research is specialized in the areas of business ethics, human resource management, entrepreneurship, and in business communications. His consulting expertise includes leadership styles, conflict optimization, advanced negotiations, emotional intelligence, and crisis communications. He is also a registered professional engineer, and a project development leader. His public community service includes academic accreditation, promotion of cooperatives, and strategic reform. Media exposure includes BBC World, CNN, and Voice of America. [Editor]

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