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Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction under Mubarak's Program

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  • Yamada, Toshikazu

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This paper describes and analyzes the major features of economic development and poverty reduction in Egypt during its transition to a market Economy.It focuses on the changes in the situation of poverty and economic policies pursued as remedies by the government of Egypt and the ruling NDP.Sustainable development and poverty reduction is the core of the President Mubarak’s election campaign for his fifth term for the presidency.We attempt to explain the obstacles encountered by the Egyptian economy in terms of adjustments and general economic arguments on poverty. Finally, we refer to the necessity for enhanced accountability in the society to accomplish the goal.

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  • Yamada, Toshikazu, 2008. "Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction under Mubarak's Program," IDE Discussion Papers 145, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO).
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    1. Arvind Subramanian, 1997. "The Egyptian Stabilization Experience; An Analytical Retrospective," IMF Working Papers 97/105, International Monetary Fund.
    2. Osman M. Osman, 1998. "Development and Poverty Reduction Strategies in Egypt," Working Papers 9913, Economic Research Forum, revised 09 Mar 1998.
    3. Porter, Richard C. & Ranney, Susan I., 1982. "An eclectic model of recent LDC macroeconomic policy analyses," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 10(9), pages 751-765, September.
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    Keywords

    Egypt; Transition; Poverty Reduction; Mubarak's Program; EHDR; Sustainable development; エジプト; 貧困削減; ムバラク; プログラム;

    JEL classification:

    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • P26 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Political Economy

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