Economic and Social Development of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries

  • Rym Ayadi
  • Marek Dabrowski
  • Luc De Wulf

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Economic Development, Trade and Investment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Leonor Coutinho
      Pages 3-17
    3. Nicolas Peridy, Ahmed F. Ghoneim
      Pages 19-35
    4. Khalid Sekkat
      Pages 49-61
    5. Richard Woodward, Mehdi Safavi
      Pages 63-77
  3. Sectoral Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Robin Carruthers
      Pages 81-94
    3. Saad Belghazi
      Pages 95-109
    4. Robert Lanquar
      Pages 111-126
    5. Christiane Haberl
      Pages 127-142
    6. Jawad J. Abbassi
      Pages 143-156
  4. Financial Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Rym Ayadi, Emrah Arbak, Sami Ben Naceur, Willem Pieter De Groen
      Pages 159-181
    3. Barbara Casu, Alessandra Ferrari
      Pages 183-199
    4. Rym Ayadi, Emrah Arbak, Willem Pieter De Groen
      Pages 201-218
    5. Rym Ayadi, Emrah Arbak, Sami Ben Naceur, Willem Pieter De Groen
      Pages 219-233
    6. Rym Ayadi, Emrah Arbak, Sami Ben Naceur, Willem Pieter De Groen
      Pages 235-249
  5. Social Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 251-251
    2. Alia el Mahdi, Ola el Khawaga
      Pages 253-266
    3. Heba El Laithy
      Pages 285-302
    4. Stella Tsani, Leonidas Paroussos, Costas Fragiadakis, Ioannis Charalambidis, Pantelis Capros
      Pages 303-318
  6. Summary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319

About this book


This book contains a unique collection of studies on key economic and social policy challenges faced by countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region in a short- and long-term perspective. Prepared within the EU funded FP7 project on „Prospective Analysis for the Mediterranean Region (MEDPRO)” conducted in 2010-2013 it takes account on recent political developments in the region (Arab Spring) and their potential consequences. It covers a broad spectrum of topics such as factors of economic growth, macroeconomic and fiscal stability, trade and investment, Euro-Mediterranean and intra-regional economic integration, private sector development and privatizations, infrastructure, tourism, agriculture, financial sector development, poverty and inequality, education, labor market and gender issues.


Algorithmic Pattern Recognition Efficient Market Hypothesis Financial Markets Technical Analysis Trading Strategies

Editors and affiliations

  • Rym Ayadi
    • 1
  • Marek Dabrowski
    • 2
  • Luc De Wulf
    • 3
  1. 1.(CEPS)Centre for European Policy StudiesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE)WarsawPoland
  3. 3.CASE - Center for Social and Economic ResearchWarsawPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-11121-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-11122-3
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