TITLE

Economic Reform, Social Welfare, and Instability: Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia, 1983-2004

AUTHOR(S)
El-Said, Hamed; Harrigan, Jane
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Middle East Journal;Winter2014, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article fills an important gap in the literature by exploring the trends in social welfare in four MEAN countries that have undertaken extensive economic liberalization programs under the auspices of the IMF and the World Bank -- namely, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco. Studying the experiences of these countries provides an opportunity to enhance the understanding of the link between economic reforms, the level of social welfare provision, and political stability.
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94301227

 

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