Advances in Finance, Accounting, and Economics: Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World

Editor/Author Driouchi, Ahmed
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: IGI Global

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ISBN: 978-1-4666-5210-1
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Book Status: Available
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Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World focuses on knowledge economy as the most important engine for economic growth and development under the globalizing world economies. This publication analyzes the major issues that constrain further access to knowledge economy in the Arab countries with comparisons in Eastern and Central European economies.

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Table of Contents

  • Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgment
  • Section 1 Introduction and Methods
  • Chapter 1 Knowledge Economy in the Arab World: Towards New Economic Development Policies
  • Chapter 2 Why a Benchmarking with EEE Countries?
  • Section 2 The Overall Characterization of Knowledge Economy in Arab and EEE Countries
  • Chapter 3 School Attainment, Knowledge Economy in Arab Countries, and Comparisons with EEE Economies
  • Chapter 4 The Situation of Knowledge Economy in the Arab and EEE Regions
  • Chapter 5 Knowledge, Local Development, and Urbanization in Arab Economies
  • Chapter 6 How Local Development is Achieved in Relation to Knowledge in EEE Countries
  • Section 3 Production, Trade, and Employment
  • Chapter 7 Production, Trade, Knowledge Economy, and ICTs in Arab Countries
  • Chapter 8 The Oil and Gas Sectors, Renewable Energy, and Environmental Performance in the Arab World
  • Chapter 9 Harnessing Knowledge for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Arab Countries
  • Chapter 10 Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation, and Knowledge Economy in Arab Countries
  • Chapter 11 Unemployment Persistence, Risks of Skill Obsolescence, and Impacts on the Knowledge Economy in Arab Countries
  • Chapter 12 Education Attainment and Feminization of Labor Markets in Arab Countries with Comparisons to Eastern and Central European Countries
  • Section 4 Economic and Social Policies for Harnessing Knowledge for Development of the Arab World
  • Chapter 13 Rents from Natural Resources and Relations to Knowledge Economy in Arab Countries
  • Chapter 14 Doing Business and Imperfections in the Development of Knowledge Economy in the Arab Countries
  • Chapter 15 Knowledge Governance and Economic Growth in Arab Countries
  • Chapter 16 Policy Outcomes and What Can be Learned by Arab Countries from EEE Economies
  • Compilation of References
  • About the Contributors