Economic Impact of Selected Conflicts in the Middle East; What Can We Learn from the Past?

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Randa Sab;
(2014)
  • Subject: Cross country analysis;Bahrain;Economic indicators;Economic recovery;Spillovers;Oman;Qatar;Saudi Arabia;Regional shocks;Israel;Iraq;Iran, Islamic Republic of;Jordan;Lebanon;Middle East;Syrian Arab Republic;United Arab Emirates;Yemen, Republic of;Conflict, post-conflict economic recovery, current account, refugees, post-conflict, civil war, central bank, Asia including Middle East,

Using narrative-based country-case studies, war episodes in the Middle East were examined to assess their economic impact on conflict and neighboring economies. The paper found that conflicts led to a contraction in growth, higher inflation, large fiscal and current acc... View more
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