Growth in the Middle East and North Africa region is projected to fall to 2.1 percent in 2017.



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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.

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.

May 11, 2015

My Childhood, My Future

A new report provides the first comprehensive analysis of the state of early childhood development in MENA.

Oct 07, 2014

Jobs or Privileges

This report argues that economic policies in MENA countries often limited competition and instead created monopoly rents to politically-connected firms.

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