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    • A Failure to Communicate: What (If Anything) Can we Learn from the Negative Income Tax Experiments 

      Widerquist, Karl (Elsevier, 2005)
      The U.S. and Canadian governments conducted five negative income tax experiments between 1968 and 1980. The labor market findings of these experiments were an advance for understanding the effects of a basic income guarantee, ...
    • Fiscal and Social Impact of a Nominal Exchange Rate Devaluation in Djibouti 

      Casero, Paloma; Seshan, Ganesh (World Bank, 2006)
      Limited fiscal space limits Djibouti's ability to meet the Millennium Development Goals and improve the living conditions of its population. Djibouti's fiscal structure is unique in that almost 70 percent of government ...
    • Fixing the Kingdom: Political Evolution and Socio-Economic Challenges in Bahrain 

      Wright, Steven (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2010)
      Bahrain has entered into a more ‘progressive’ phase of its history under King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Various parliamentary and legislative restructuring, in addition to discernable changes within civil society, have ...
    • Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East 

      Kamrava, Mehran; Babar, Zahra; Woertz, Eckart; Harrigan, Jane; Bush, Raymond; Salami, Habibollah; Mohtashami, Toktam; Naeini, Mohamad Saeid Noori; Mundy, Martha; Al-Hakimi, Amin; Pelat, Frédéric; Hamadeh, Shadi; Tawk, Salwa; Said, Mounir Abi; Seyfert, Karin; Chaaban, Jad; Ghattas, Hala; Tétreault, Mary Ann; Wheeler, Deborah; Shepherd, Benjamin; Cavatorta, Elisa; Waples, Sam; ElObeid, Tahra; Hassan, Abdelmoniem (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2012)
    • Foundations of the Consensus against Surrogacy Arrangements in Islamic Law 

      Ayman, Shaban (Brill Academic Publishers, 2014)
      This Article traces the emergence and development of the consensus against surrogacy arrangements, mostly in the Sunni world, on the basis of a number of institutional fatwas, recommendations, and decisions. Despite this ...
    • Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East 

      Kamrava, Mehran; Schmitz, Charles; Phillips, Sarah; Esser, Daniel; Wehrey, Frederic; Mikaelian, Shoghig; Salloukh, Bassel F.; Abusharaf, Rogaia; de Waal, Alex; Babar, Zahra; Osman, Dwaa; Robinson, Glenn E.; Brand, Laurie; McGillivray, Mark; Feeny, Simon; De Silva, Ashton (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2014-10-08)
      This CIRS research initiative on weak states in the Middle East begins with a critical analysis of current definitions and terminology of weak and fragile states, scrutinizing the political implications of the prevailing ...
    • Free Mobility within the Gulf Cooperation Council 

      Babar, Zahra (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2011)
      Stipulations within the formal protocols of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) established free movement of nationals as an essential component of the region’s movement towards full economic integration. This paper analyzes ...
    • Frithjof Schuon (1907-1998): Life and Teachings 

      Laude, Patrick; Aymard, Jean-Baptiste (State University of New York Press, 2004)
      The first book in English devoted to the religious philosopher Frithjof Schuon (1907-1998) to appear since his death, this biography also provides an analysis of his work and spiritual teachings. Relying on Schuon's published ...
    • From The Divine to the Human: Survey of Metaphysics and Epistemology; a New Translation with Selected Letters 

      Schuon, Frithjof (World Wisdom, 2013)
      In this synthesis of his whole message, Frithjof Schuon invites us to explore our relationship with the Divine. Covering topics as diverse as our sense of the sacred, the conditions of our existence, and the question of ...
    • Frozen Political Liberalization in Jordan: The Consequences for Democracy 

      Kamrava, Mehran (Taylor & Francis, 1998)
      Prompted by serious economic difficulties, in 1989 the Jordanian government launched a series of political liberalization measures aimed at rejuvenating the country's parliament and party politics, and restoring freedom ...
    • Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Gulf 

      Kamrava, Mehran; Keshavarzian, Arang; Ramos, Stephen; Salama, Ashraf M.; Wiedmann, Florian; Gharib, Remah; Tok, M. Evren; Zebian, Mohammad; Alaedini, Pooya; Javaheripour, Mehrdad; Bontenbal, Marike; Kanna, Ahmed (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2015)
      Within a matter of decades, Gulf port cities have rapidly evolved from regional centers of cultural and economic exchange to globalizing cities deeply embedded within the global economy. Explicitly evident features of Gulf ...
    • The GCC States and the Shifting Balance of Global Power 

      Ulrichsen, Kristian (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2010)
      This paper maps the changing engagement strategies of the six member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council in the global order. It examines how and why the Gulf states have emerged as visible and powerful global actors ...
    • GCC States' Land Investments Abroad: The Case of Cambodia 

      Shepherd, Benjamin (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2012)
    • GCC States' Land Investments Abroad: The Case of Ethiopia 

      Shepherd, Benjamin (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2013)
    • The (geo)political economy of Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations 

      Nonneman, Gerd (Routledge, 1996)
      This study presents a review and analysis of Iraqi‐Kuwaiti relations as they developed and changed over time. It attempts to look beyond the immediate political and legal aspects of this difficult relationship, while at ...
    • Governance, Human Rights, and the Case for Political Adaptation in the Gulf: Issues in the EU-GCC Political Dialogue 

      Nonneman, Gerd (European University Institute, 2001)
      The theme of good governance and human rights (GGHR) in the EU-GCC dialogue needs to be addressed in tandem with those of political and security cooperation on the wider Gulf and on the Palestine issue. It also should be ...
    • The Great Game in West Asia 

      Kamrava, Mehran (2017-02-22)
      The Great Game in West Asia examines the strategic competition between Iran and Turkey for power and influence in the South Caucasus. These neighboring Middle East powers have vied for supremacy and influence throughout ...
    • The Gulf States and the Iran-Iraq War: Pattern Shifts and Continuities 

      Nonneman, Gerd (Palgrave, 2004)
      Iraq and Iran are the two most important states in the Gulf region, given their population size, military strength, and the potential threat they pose to other states in the region. This book enhances our understanding of ...
    • Het Midden-Oosten: rentenierende bureaukratieen [The Middle East: rentier bureaucracies] 

      Nonneman, Gerd (National Commission for Development Cooperation, 1989)