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New Report Projects Modest Growth in GCC with Increased Activity in the Non-Oil Sector.

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Apr 13, 2015

Trust, Voice, and Incentives

Learning from local success stories in service delivery in the region where 50% of the population are dissatisfied with public health and education services in their areas.

Oct 06, 2015

Champions Wanted : Promoting Exports in the Middle East and North Africa

While other emerging regions have been thriving, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s aggregate export performance over the past two decades has been consistently weak. Using detailed firm-level export data ...

Jul 16, 2015

Climate Change

Climate change will cause extreme heat to spread across more of the land for longer periods of time, making some regions unlivable and reducing growing areas for agriculture.

Jul 16, 2015

MENA Economic Monitor

This report supplement the World Bank’s Bi-annual MENA Quarterly Economic Brief and presents the short term, macroeconomic outlook and economic challenges facing the countries in the region.

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