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Tunisia's Development Experience: A Success Story?

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  • Baliamoune-Lutz, Mina

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Tunisia.s recent growth and development performance relative to countries in its region, and relative to countries at similar levels of development in other parts of the world, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, have been notable. An analysis of Tunisia.s path to development reveals that the country.s development strategy relied primarily on diversifying its production and trade and enhancing its human capital with emphasis on women.s empowerment. Family planning programmes that have caused fertility to decline significantly are a hallmark of Tunisia.s development strategy. This paper reviews Tunisia.s experience, identifies the major challenges and threats to the viability of its development strategy, and pinpoints lessons

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper RP2009/32.

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Date of creation: 2009
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2009-32

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Keywords: Development; politics of co-optation; trade openness; fertility; human capital; wonmen's empowerment; Tunisia;

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  1. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2013. "Achieving development success: Strategies and lessons from the developing world," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Drine, Imed, 2012. ".Successful. Development Models in the MENA Region," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Mina Baliamoune, 2009. "Elites, Education and Reforms," ICER Working Papers 18-2009, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.

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