The ADCR 2011: Structural Retardation Of Arab Economies : Symptoms And Sources

01 May 2011

In the first section of this paper we follow closely the arguments presented in Abdel Gadir ( 2011), which analyzes the dynamics of growth and structural transformation for the Africa continent. He concludes that a real transformation in the economies of African countries is only possible through the return to these earlier models of development economics where state intervention is not just expected but is seen as a prerequisite to effecting the required structural transformation. Our results show that this conclusion is equally applicable to the Arab region

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  • The ADCR 2011: structural retardation of Arab economies : symptoms and sources