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Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #16

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Sixteenth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
30 Nov 2007
The Bulletin includes statistical data and indicators on the international trade in goods of ESCWA member countries, based primarily on national sources, with additional material provided by secondary sources. Data presented includes summary tables on overall trade, trends and share of the region...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #26

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 26

26th Issue

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
7 Jan 2008
Published in English and Arabic, this Abstract provides useful statistical data for countries in the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia region. The data is collected at the national level and represents areas such as: population, education and illiteracy, health, national accounts, e...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2006

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2006

Series:
Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
7 Jan 2008
The fifth edition of the 2006 Annual Review assesses progress made in integrating Arab economies into the world economy and the extent to which regional integration has been achieved. The Review aims to help readers understand the opportunities and challenges of globalization, the need to expedi...
POPULAT & DEV RPT #3 ARAB REGION

Population and Development Report, Issue No.3

International Migration and Development in the Arab Region: Challenges and Opportunities

Series:
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Population and Development Report
29 Jan 2008
The Report considers the trends and patterns of Arab migration; addresses international migration and its relevance to development in Arab countries by discussing the relationship between international migration and demographic changes, human development and migrant remittances and focuses on an ...
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #26

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin No.26

2 Nov 2007
This publication provides national statistics on the countries of Western Asia. The data includes aggregates of national accounts and their relative distribution, consolidated national accounts for each country during the period 2001-2005, and estimates of gross domestic product. This publication...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2006 (A)

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Countries of the ECSWA Region, 2006 (Arabic language)

Series:
Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
13 Jul 2007
The fifth edition of the "2006 Annual Review" assesses progress made in integrating Arab economies into the world economy and the extent to which regional integration has been achieved. The Review aims to help readers understand the opportunities and challenges of globalization, the need to exped...
ECON TRENDS & IMPACTS FOREIGN

Economic Trends and Impacts

Foreign Aid and Development in the Arab Region

29 Jun 2007
This study examines the financial systems in economies of the ESCWA region, and the role of these systems in terms of economic growth. Such an examination aims to contribute to a better understanding of the functioning of financial markets in the region, and endeavours to enable countries to achi...
BULL POP VITAL STAT ESCWA #09

Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, Ninth Issue

Series:
Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Arab Region
23 Feb 2007
The Bulletin provides statistics and indicators covering fertility, mortality, marriages and divorces. Comparative study is facilitated through data which dates as far back as 1990. Most of the national data was compiled from national statistical sources including annual statistical yearbooks and...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #15

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Fifteenth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
23 Feb 2007
The Bulletin includes statistical data and indicators on the international trade in goods of ESCWA member countries, based primarily on national sources, with additional material provided by secondary sources. Data presented includes summary tables on overall trade, trends and share of the region...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2005 (A)

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Countries of the ECSWA Region, 2005 (Arabic language)

Series:
Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
5 May 2006
This publication is the fourth issue prepared by the Executive Secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the United Nations regional commission covering the Middle East. The Annual Review offers an assessment of the manifestations of the globalization of Arab cou...
COMP SOCIAL STATS & INDICAT #7

Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators

A Special Issue on Youth

24 Feb 2006
This bulletin presents social statistics illustrating some of the key socio-economic indicators for countries of Western Asia. This year’s issue is dedicated to Youth, exploring issues of education employment and health. This bilingual publication contains information in English and Arabic.
TOWARDS INTEGRATED SOCIAL POLI

Towards Integrated Social Policies in Arab Countries

Framework and Comparative Analysis

24 Feb 2006
The purpose of this report is to present an analysis of social policies and to identify approaches for enhancing their integration and effectiveness in Arab countries. The analysis is comparative and thus also covers countries from outside the region at different stages of development.
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #25

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin No.25

24 Feb 2006
This publication provides national statistics on the countries of Western Asia. The data includes aggregates of national accounts and their relative distribution, consolidated national accounts for each country during the period 2000-2004, and estimates of gross domestic product. Iraq and Palesti...
ECON TRENDS & IMPACTS BANKING

Economic Trends and Impacts

Banking Sector Lending Behaviour and Efficiency in Selected ESCWA Member Countries

24 Feb 2006
This study examines the financial systems in economies of the ESCWA region, and the role of these systems in terms of economic growth. Such an examination aims to contribute to a better understanding of the functioning of financial markets in the region, and endeavours to enable countries to achi...