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The economic and political determinants of IMF and world bank lending in the Middle East and North Africa

  • Harrigan, Jane
  • Wang, Chengang
  • El-Said, Hamed

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 34 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 247-270

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