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سياسات تنمية الصناعات الصغيرة والمتوسطة فى الدول العربية
[Policies develop small and medium industries in the Arab countries]


  • Alasrag, Hussien


Small and medium industries and the issue of development of these industries is a highly important to the economic decision-makers in all developed and developing countries, particularly Arab nations. These industries play a pivotal role in economic and social development. The importance of small and medium industries comes in its ability to generate jobs at high rates, in addition to low cost of capital. And thereby contribute to addressing the problem of unemployment in most Arab countries. And small and medium industries have strong backward and forward linkages with large industries. They also contribute to increase income and diversify, increasing local value added, as it excels in the efficient use of capital. The aim of this research to recommend the most important policies, which is required in order to develop small and medium enterprises in the Arab countries

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  • Alasrag, Hussien, 2009. "سياسات تنمية الصناعات الصغيرة والمتوسطة فى الدول العربية
    [Policies develop small and medium industries in the Arab countries]
    ," MPRA Paper 20839, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:20839

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    1. Alasrag, Hussien, 2007. "The Future of SMEs in Egyptian Economy," MPRA Paper 1856, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Hussien, ALASRAG, 2006. "Enhancing Competitiveness For Smes In The Arab Countries," MPRA Paper 4110, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Meghana Ayyagari & Thorsten Beck & Asli Demirguc-Kunt, 2007. "Small and Medium Enterprises Across the Globe," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 29(4), pages 415-434, December.
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    small and medium industries ; the Arab countries;

    JEL classification:

    • L16 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Industrial Organization and Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic Industrial Structure
    • R00 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General - - - General
    • L52 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Industrial Policy; Sectoral Planning Methods


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