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Africa and the Middle East

 

Essential Reading Items

Op-ed: To Save Egypt's Economy, Move Quickly
by Caroline Freund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg
June 30, 2013

Article: Economic Sanctions Against Iran: Is the Third Decade a Charm?
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Business Economics. Reposted with permission.
July 2012

Book: The Arab Economies in a Changing World, Second Edition
by Marcus Noland and Howard Pack
November 2011

Op-ed: Arab Spring Will Not See an Economic Boom
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
February 21, 2011

Paper: Recommendations to Revive Regional Integration in the Maghreb
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Prospects for Global and Regional Integration in the Maghreb meeting held at the Peterson Institute, May 29, 2008
May 29, 2008

Book: A US-Middle East Trade Agreement:
A Circle of Opportunity?

by Robert Z. Lawrence
November 2006

Policy Brief 04-4: Islam, Globalization, and Economic Performance in the Middle East
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2004

Working Paper 05-5: Explaining Middle Eastern Authoritarianism
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2005
Revised June 2006


Policy Briefs

12-6: Using US Strategic Reserves to Moderate Potential Oil Price Increases from Sanctions on Iran [pdf]
by Philip K. Verleger, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2012

11-22: Oil Exporters to the Euro's Rescue? [pdf]
by Philip K. Verleger, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2011

11-17: Debt Relief for Egypt? [pdf]
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2011

10-26: Currency Wars? [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2010

07-8: The Case for Exchange Rate Flexibility in Oil-Exporting Economies [pdf]
by Brad Setser, Council on Foreign Relations
November 2007

04-4: Islam, Globalization, and Economic Performance in the Middle East [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2004


Working Papers

13-11: AGOA Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions [pdf]
by Lawrence Edwards, Cape Town University
and Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2013

10-11: The Design and Effects of Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan African Countries [pdf]
by Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2010

09-1: The GCC Monetary Union: Choice of Exchange Rate Regime [pdf]
by Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2009

05-14: The East Asian Industrial Policy Experience: Implications for the Middle East [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Wharton School
December 2005

05-8: Egypt after the Multi-Fiber Arrangement: Global Apparel and Textile Supply Chains as a Route for Industrial Upgrading [pdf]
by Dan Magder, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2005

05-5: Explaining Middle Eastern Authoritarianism [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2005
Revised June 2006


Testimony

Economic Sanctions, Oil, and Iran
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, United States Congress Hearing on “Energy and the Iranian Economy”
July 25, 2006


Op-eds

Trading Places
by Caroline Freund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Foreign Policy
February 4, 2014

How Emerging Markets Can Get Their Mojo Back
by Robert B. Zoellick, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
September 12, 2013

Are Emerging Economies Entering a Lost Decade?
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg
September 10, 2013

To Save Egypt's Economy, Move Quickly
by Caroline Freund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg
June 30, 2013

Time for a Fightback in the Currency Wars
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
September 4, 2012

Egypt's Broken Economy
by Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Project Syndicate
March 29, 2012

What Russia Can Learn from Tunisia and Egypt
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Moscow Times
February 23, 2011

Arab Spring Will Not See an Economic Boom
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
February 21, 2011

Looking Beyond the Boom
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Wharton School
Op-ed in VoxEU.org
August 1, 2008

A New Trade Plan for South Africa
by Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lawrence Edwards, Cape Town University
Op-ed in Mail & Guardian Online
May 22, 2008

Aid and the Unraveling of Pakistan
by Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Newsweek
January 21, 2008

The Inward East
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Wharton School
Op-ed in Newsweek International
October 29, 2007

A Farewell to Alms
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
August 22, 2007

Reforms Are Helping Africa's Diamonds Sparkle Again
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and J. Brooks Spector, University of Witwatersrand
Op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor
December 11, 2006

Avoiding Another Dubai
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in The Washington Post
February 28, 2006

A Salute to Bush for Standing Against Port Takeover Storm
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the New York Daily News
February 27, 2006

Wolfowitz Is Not a Mistake But a Chance
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
March 18, 2005

The Right Way to Ease Iraq's Debt Burden
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed from the Financial Times
April 28, 2003


Speeches and Papers

Economic Sanctions Against Iran: Is the Third Decade a Charm?
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Business Economics. Reposted with permission.
July 2012

US v. Iran (1979–81: Hostages) [pdf]
Economic Sanctions Case Study 79-1
June 2012

US v. Iran (1984–2005) and UN, US [EU] v. Iran (2006– ) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Economic Sanctions Case Studies 84-1 and 2006-1
June 2012

Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, NATO, UN, US v. Libya (2011– : Gadhafi, human rights) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Milica Cosic, University of California, Santa Barbara
Economic Sanctions Case Study 2011-1
February 2012
Revised

US v. Sudan (1989– : Human Rights; Civil War; Democracy) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Economic Sanctions Case Study 89-3
August 2011

EU, US v. Syrian Arab Republic (2011– : human rights, democracy) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Economic Sanctions Case Study 2011-2
July 2011

The Middle East and North Africa: A New Social Contract for Development
by Robert B. Zoellick, President, World Bank
Prepared remarks delivered at a Peterson Institute event
April 6, 2011

Transcript of the Event "Global Economic Prospects: Spring 2011" [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 4, 2011

The Gulf Cooperation Council: A New Global Force? [pdf]
by Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
April 22, 2009

Maghreb Trade and Investment [pdf]
by Dean A. DeRosa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Prospects for Global and Regional Integration in the Maghreb meetings held at the Peterson Institute, May 29, 2008
May 29, 2008

Recommendations to Revive Regional Integration in the Maghreb [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Prospects for Global and Regional Integration in the Maghreb meeting held at the Peterson Institute, May 29, 2008
May 29, 2008

South Africa and the Arab World: Facing Common Challenges [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Wharton School
Article forthcoming in Global Dialogue
January 2008

The Arab Economies at a Tipping Point [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Wharton School
Forthcoming article in Middle East Policy
January 2008

Presentation on The Arab Economies in a Changing World [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presented at a discussion meeting of The Arab Economies in a Changing World held at the Infoshop at the World Bank
November 12, 2007

Globalization with Arab Characteristics
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Howard Pack, Wharton School
Article in YaleGlobal Online
October 17, 2007

The Looming Arab Employment Crisis [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in The International Economy
Spring 2007

Recent US Free Trade Initiatives in the Middle East: Opportunities but no Guarantees [pdf]
by Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2006

South African Trade Policy Matters: Trade Performance and Trade Policy [pdf]
by Lawrence Edwards, Cape Town University
and Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2006

Global Economic Prospects, Early September 2006 [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at the tenth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects
Washington, DC
September 14, 2006

Global Economic Prospects 2006/2007: Continued Solid Growth in 2006, Rising Risks for Inflation, Financial Markets, and Growth for 2007 [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at the ninth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 11, 2006

Can Sanctions Stop the Iranian Bomb?
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2006

Global Economic Prospects: Growth Slowing Below Potential in 2006 [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at the eighth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 12, 2005

Global Economic Prospects: Slower But Still Solid Growth in 2005; Worries About Growth and Inflation for 2006 [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at the seventh semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 7, 2005

Global Economic Prospects: On Track for Strong Growth in 2004 But Worries About 2005
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the sixth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects,
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 15, 2004

The Second Wave of Fiscal Reforms in Egypt [pdf]
by Medhat Hassanein, Egyptian Minister of Finance
Presentation at the Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
June 15, 2004

Global Economic Prospects: Bright for 2004 but with Questions Thereafter
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at "Global Economic Forecasts"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 1, 2004

A Global Growth Rebound: How Strong for How Long? [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper at the Global Economic Prospects conference
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 9, 2003

A Ten-Year Strategy for Increasing Capital Flows to Africa [pdf]
by the Commission on Capital Flows to Africa
June 2003