“You can take the man out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the man.”   A native of Morocco, Hanane Benkhallouk began her career in New York before moving to Dubai in 2005…

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« On peut arracher quelqu’un à son pays, mais on ne peut pas arracher son pays à quelqu’un. »   Née au Maroc, Hanane Benkhallouk a commencé sa carrière à New York avant de partir pour Dubaï en…

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"يمكنك إخراج المرء من بلده، لكن لا يمكنك إخراج بلده من داخله".   بدأت حنان بن خلوق، وهي مواطنة مغربية، حياتها المهنية في نيويورك قبل أن تنتقل إلى دبي في عام 2005. وخلال مسيرتها، شغلت…

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I recently read an interesting paper by David Atkin, Amit Khandewal and Adam Osman that looks at not only an intervention to get firms to export, but also the mechanism by which exporting helps…

Markus Goldstein |

It has been almost four years since I first became involved with the regional public-private dialogue initiative, the Caribbean Growth Forum (CGF). In June 2012, I walked into the conference room…

Israel Mallett |

The Middle East and North Africa region has never faced such significant stress on its ageing infrastructure like it does today, with one of the most telling being the substantial increase in the…

Sameh Mobarek, Moëz Cherif, Fanny Missfeldt-Ringius |

[[tweetable]][[/tweetable]] La région du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord n’avait jamais autant souffert qu’aujourd’hui du vieillissement de son infrastructure, étant donné, tout…

Sameh Mobarek, Moëz Cherif, Fanny Missfeldt-Ringius |

لم تشهد منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا قط مثل هذا الضغط على شبكات البنية التحتية المتقادمة مثلما يحدث اليوم، وأكثر هذه المشكلات وضوحًا اليوم هي الزيادة الهائلة في احتياجات الكهرباء. وتشير…

سامح مبارك, معز شريف , فاني ميسفلد رينغيوس |

Understanding Macroeconomic Volatility: Part 2 The fact is that a government can soften a recession by increasing spending (the counter-cyclical approach) to raise demand and output. If government…

Francisco G. Carneiro, Ha Minh Nguyen, Rei Odawara |

Volatility in financial markets gets wide attention in the public eye. Less noticed is what we in the development world call macroeconomic volatility—faster-than-desired swings in the broad forces…

Francisco G. Carneiro, Ha Minh Nguyen, Rei Odawara |