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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region

The Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region is an annual report prepared by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). The Survey lays out an overall annual picture of the Arab region’s state of economic and social development, as well as focusing on specific burning issues which pertain to economic and social developments in Arab countries.

SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2017-18

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
4 Mar 2019
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2016-17

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2016-2017

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
2 May 2018
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2015-16

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2015-2016

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
29 Nov 2016
The economic and political uncertainty which has characterized the Arab region in the wake of the 2011 transitions and upheaval continues to restrain the region’s prospects for growth, job creation and stability. Economic expansion remains stalled, with persistently low global oil prices adding a...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2014/15

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2014-2015

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
25 Apr 2016
In addition to conflicts and related security disruptions in the Arab region, a significant fall in oil prices and their uncertain prospects have become a predominant economic concern, with prices plunging by more than 50 per cent in the second half of 2014. Nevertheless, member countries of the ...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2013

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2013-2014

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
18 Dec 2014
The Arab region saw slower economic growth in 2013, mainly because of the moderate growth of major oil-exporting countries, represented by the member countries of Gulf Cooperation Council. While GCC countries are on a stable recovery path, the polarization of economic performance among Arab count...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2012

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2012-2013

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
18 Mar 2014
The Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region 2012-2013 assesses the most recent economic and social developments of Arab countries, using the data that became available by the 2nd quarter of 2013. The immediate policy challenge for most of Arab countries is to create employmen...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2011/12

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2011-2012

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
18 Mar 2013
The Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region 2011-2012 assesses the most recent economic and social developments in the Arab region, using the data that became available by the 2nd quarter of 2012. It found that GDP growth performance between major oil producers and the rest o...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2010/11

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2010-2011

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
24 Oct 2012
This book assesses feasible financing strategies for policymakers to follow in pursuance of human development, taking as reference the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and their achievement by 2015. These strategies are analyzed in the context of broader concerns of economic de...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2009/10

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2009-2010

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
6 Mar 2012
This year's Survey looks at the effect that the global financial crisis has had on economies and social development in the Western Asia region. The Survey shows that while some economies have weathered the global recession well, the impact on others has been significant. It is possible that the n...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2007/08

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2007-2008

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
19 May 2009
This year’s Survey builds on the right to development themes adopted in previous issues and focuses on two significant concerns that have long constrained the right to development in the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) region: capital flight and unemployment...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2006/07

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2006-2007

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
27 Mar 2008
The survey concentrates on macroeconomic issues pursuant to Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) resolution 270 on macroeconomic policy for financial stability, which recognized the urgent need to analyze the short-term economic effects and the long-term possible consequence of...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2005/06

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2005-2006

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
20 Apr 2007
This annual Survey reviews economic and social trends in the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) region. It evaluates the region’s performance in areas such as economic development, population growth, health conditions, education and gender affairs. This year's Survey warns th...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2004/05

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2004-2005

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
3 Nov 2005
This annual Survey reviews economic and social trends in the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) region. It evaluates the region’s performance in areas such as economic development, population growth, health conditions, education and gender affairs. This year's Survey warns th...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2000/1 P2

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2000-2001

Comparative Analysis of the Role of the Private Sector in ESCWA Member Countries with Egypt and Saudi Arabia as Case Studies

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
14 Jun 2002