1 AID AND POWER IN THE ARAB WORLD
BY JANE HARRIGAN AND HAMED EL SAID
PUBLISHED BY PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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This book is the culmination of five years' research work on a project entitled From Economic to Human Crisis: Policy-based Lending in the Middle East and North Africa. The project set out to examine one facet of globalisation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), namely, policy-based lending by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. Five hypotheses are explored: the flow of international finance from the IMF and World Bank to the Arab region has been partly determined by geo-political factors; the economic reform conditions attached to IMF and World Bank policy-based loans...