Economic Studies Program
To efficiently fulfill its obligations and accomplish the SCSS’s objectives, the Program has been designed to conduct detailed economic studies and thoroughly probe Yemen's economic issues and affairs. Priority shall be given to those issues and points that have never been touched upon nor dealt with. More importantly, the Program will embark on the construction of a comprehensive database incorporating economic-based statistics and information to be updated on a timely basis.
The Program intends to offer consultations on different relevant fields via various means and ways. In doing so, it plans to give priority to researches and feasibility studies on state or privately-owned projects. In coordination with the SCSS Translation Department, there would be translations of latest foreign researches and studies of scientifically significant and beneficial nature.
Quantitative Measures of Financial Sector Reform in the Arab CountriesAuther: || Date:
Arab countries like other developing countries have embarked since the early 1990s on financial sector reforms. The purpose of this study is to review and analyze the financial reform experience of the Arab countries after more than ten year of the implementation of these reforms.
A Socio-Economic Taxonomy of Arab CountriesAuther: || Date:
The paper attempts to adopt an overall as well as sector-specific classifications of Arab countries based on a wide range of socio-economic variables, over three time periods, using different multivariate statistical methods for classification. The results show that “oil-versus-non-oil” represents the most meaningful criterion to adopt overall as well as sector-specific classifications of the Arab countries. Income level and the degree of diversification of the economies are found to be of some relevance in certain sector-specific classifications. The results also reveal some important taxonomies of Arab economies. The most obvious is that the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) represent the most homogeneous group of Arab countries with respect to the main socio-economic variables used in the paper.
Internal Sustainability and Economic Growth in The Arab StatesAuther: || Date:
This paper looks at the achievements and prospects of the internal sustainability of Arab countries. The countries are classified in four broad categories depending on their production structure. The relevant indicators for sustainability used in the paper are: the level of pre capita income; inequality in the distribution of income and poverty; economic structure; investment; institutions; and, technological capacity.
Telecommunications Privatization in Arab Countries: An OverviewAuther: || Date:
The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the privatization efforts undertaken by Arab countries in the telecommunications sector.The discussion is limited to telephone services, both fixed and mobile.
Globalization and Inequality in the Arab RegionAuther: || Date:
The paper investigates the effect of globalization on the Arab region. Understanding the process of globalization as increased international economic integration three measures of globalization are used: the rate of increase of trade/GDP ratio; the ratio of the stock of foreign direct investment to GDP; and the number of immigrants to the US.......
Reviving Growth in the Arab WorldAuther: || Date:
This paper analyzes overall economic growth performance in the Arab world since the mid 1960s, with the key objective of developing a better understanding about what drives the growth process in the Arab region.
Taxation And Labor Supply Decisions: The Implications of Human Capital AccumulationAuther: || Date:
this paper investigates the model features and elasticity assumptions that are consistent with these results. We find that, controlling for all other parameters, differences in the representation of the labor supply decisions alone are sufficient for the reconciliation of these conflicting results.
Finance-Growth Nexus in Sudan: Empirical Assessment Based on an Application of the Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) ModelAuther: || Date:
This study investigates the effect of financial development on economic performance in Sudan over the period (1970- 2004). The short-run and long-run relationship between financial development and economic growth and other conditioning variables on economic growth are estimated by using the most recently developed autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) approach to co- integration analysis proposed by Pesaran and Shin (1999).The results overwhelmingly indicate a weak relationship between financial development and economic growth in Sudan.
The Determinants of Tax Effort in Arab countriesAuther: || Date:
This study makes use of pooled time-series and cross-sectional country data for the 1994-2000 time period for 16 Arab countries to examine the determinants of the tax effort.
Could New Growth Cross-Country Empirics Explain the Single Country Growth of Syria During 1965 - 2004Auther: || Date:
The goal of this paper is to examine, whether the results of new growth cross-country empirics (Barro-type model) matching the results of growth accounting exercise in individual country, SYRIA in this case, during the period 1965-2004.
Malaysian e-Government Implementation FrameworkAuther:Arwa || Date:May, 2006
The most important results of this study, here Most investment areas require significant business and organizational change to achieve the desired ROI. Successful initiatives combined technology investments with business and organization transformation. And Collaboration is important thus government initiatives must focus on improving collaboration among departments and with customers, Benefit scores in this survey may be lower than in reality because: a. Departments are often conservative in their estimations, and b. They may not have detailed performance data. c. Complex initiatives, such as ERP and CRM, often result in simultaneous usage of multiple systems. Operational efficiency and organizational effectiveness benefits stem from process, technological and organizational change which often represents long-term efforts, so it is possible that full benefits may not yet be apparent.
ESSENTIALS OF MICROECONOMICS EXERCISESAuther:Arwa || Date:
This book analyses essentials of microeconomics through the presentation of many of the exercises in various topics such as consumer theory, demand, production, costs, perfect competition, monopoly, came theory, oligopoly, monopolistic.
The Neoclassical Growth Model - and Ricardian EquivalenceAuther:Arwa || Date:
This textbook provides a detailed summary of the key elements within The Neoclassical Growth Model and the Ricardian Equivalence. on microfoundations, which means that the objectives of the economic agents are formulated explicitly, and that their behavior is derived by assuming that they always try to achieve their objectives as well as they can: employment and investment decisions.
Accession to the WTO: Part I - Computable General Equilibrium Analysis: The Case of UkraineAuther:Arwa || Date:
methods of examining economic consequences of being WTO member, namely Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Models. Part II continues analysis and shows application of CGE model to a specific case study. It scrutinises accession of Ukraine to the WTO
The Overlapping Generations Model and the PensionAuther:Arwa || Date:
This textbook provides a detailed summary of the key elements of The Overlapping Generations Model and the Pension System. for analysing the macro-economic effects of different pension systems. The next section sets up the model. Section 3 solves for the steady state. Section 4 explains why the steady state is not necessarily Pareto-efficient. The model is then used in section 5.
Essentials of MicroeconomicsAuther:Arwa || Date:
In this textbook you can read about how to develop models that describes how an economy works. The book provides a comprehensive overview of all facets from Microeconomics. Starting with the market, consumers and producers followed by demand and production. You can also read about Monopoly, Price discrimination and Game theory.