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Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
BULLETIN ON VITAL STATISTICS #08

Bulletin on Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, 8th Issue

30 Dec 2005
The Bulletin of Vital Statistics for the countries of Western Asia 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 statisti...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #14

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Fourteenth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
30 Dec 2005
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...
POPULATION & DEV RPT #2 DEMO WIND

Population and Development Report, Issue No.2

The Demographic Window - An Opportunity for Development in the Arab Countries

Series:
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Population and Development Report
14 Jul 2006
The Population and Development Report, a series of analytical reports published biennially, aims to enhance knowledge about the vital relationship between population and development issues and to generate awareness in advance of the challenges presented by population dynamics and demographic chan...
GLOBAL FORECAST & PRED ESCWA #3

Global Forecasts and Predictions for the ESCWA Region

Debt Investment and Endogenous Economic Growth in the ESCWA Region

24 Feb 2006
The objective of this series is to provide material that will assist the ESCWA member countries in designing fiscal, monetary and economic development policies aimed at further enhancing macroeconomic, development and economic policy cooperation. In this issue, the nature and type of growth mecha...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #25

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 25

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
24 Feb 2006
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 and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and f...
ESCWA WATER DEV RPT #1

ESCWA Water Development Report 1

Vulnerability of the Region to Socio-economic Drought

Series:
ESCWA Series on Water Development
24 Feb 2006
The present study addresses the gap in understanding socio-economic drought in the ESCWA region. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of developing drought detection, preparedness and mitigation measures regionally. The report presents regional case-studies from Jordan, the Syrian Arab Re...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #24

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 24

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
15 Jul 2005
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 and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and f...
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #24

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin No. 24

25 Feb 2005
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 1999-2003, and estimates of gross domestic product. Iraq and Palesti...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2004 (A)

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Countries of the ESCWA Region, 2004 (Arabic language)

Series:
Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
This is the third annual review of key trends and developments regarding regional integration of the countries of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) region into the global economy. Chapter headings include: the Arab world's share of the global economy; international trade...
GLOBAL FORECAST & PRED ESCWA #2

Global Forecasts and Predictions for the ESCWA Region

The Roles of Investment and Public Expenditure in Economic Growth, 2nd Issue

3 Nov 2005
Since the early 1980s, the growth performance of the ESCWA region has been disappointing. In endeavouring to reverse the trend it is essential to identify what factors, if any, can contribute to a more positive growth experience. The present study offers a quantitative examination of the sources ...
ECON TRENDS & IMPACTS ESCWA #2

Economic Trends and Impacts in the ESCWA Region

23 Sep 2005
This study examines the financial systems in economies of the Middle East, also know as ESCWA region, and the role of these systems in terms of economic growth in the region. Such an examination aims to contribute to a better understanding of the functioning of financial markets in the ESCWA regi...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #13

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Thirteenth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
14 Jan 2005
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...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2003/04

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2003-2004

10 Dec 2004
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 aims to ...
BULLETIN ON VITAL STATISTICS #07

Bulletin on Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, 7th Issue

10 Dec 2004
The Bulletin of Vital Statistics for the countries of Western Asia 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 statisti...
GLOBAL FORECAST & PRED ESCWA #1

Global Forecasts and Predictions for the ESCWA Region

Monetary and Fiscal Trends and Forecasts, 1st Issue

14 Jan 2005
This study provides an overview of the monetary and fiscal environment in the ESCWA region over the past three decades. It assesses the conduct of monetary and fiscal policies by offering a close examination of some monetary and fiscal aggregates for the purpose of identifying current problems an...
POPULATION & DEV RPT #1 WATER SCAR

Population and Development Report

Water Scarcity in the Arab World, 1st Issue

25 Jun 2004
The severity of freshwater shortages in the Arab world and the challenges that Arab countries face in meeting a growing demand for safe water are the main issues discussed in this publication. The study also explores government strategies in controlling the scarce freshwater supplies and in manag...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #23

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 23

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
12 Mar 2004
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 and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and f...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2002/03

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2002-2003

26 Mar 2004
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. It also discusses globaliz...
BULLETIN ON VITAL STATISTICS #06

Bulletin on Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, 6th Issue

26 Mar 2004
The Bulletin of Vital Statistics for the countries of Western Asia 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 statisti...