A Comparative Political Economy of Tunisia and Morocco

On the Outside of Europe Looking in by Gregory White

Publisher: State University of New York Press

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  • African history,
  • Central government policies,
  • Economic systems,
  • International economics,
  • International relations,
  • Political economy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Foreign Relations 1990-,
  • Economic Integration,
  • Tunisia,
  • Political Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Africa,
  • Foreign economic relations,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • History,
  • Africa - General,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • European Union countries,
  • Industrial policy,
  • Morocco
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Number of Pages252
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Open LibraryOL7802547M
ISBN 100791450279
ISBN 109780791450277

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At the time, Tunisia was considered a development model for small economies, especially those on the rim of a powerful regional economic bloc. By contrast, Morocco pursued state-led growth and the.

Examines how rising economic integration with Europe impacts Tunisia and Morocco. This book examines the profound impact of European integration on two North African countries, Tunisia and Morocco.

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In it, Melani Claire Cammett carries out a careful and nuanced study of the economics and politics of the crucial textile and garment industries in Tunisia and Morocco as the two countries were drawn into the world by:   In the two cases, the article argues that the IMF experiment was more successful in Tunisia because Tunisia enjoyed a more suitable domestic political environment which promoted and enabled reforms and thus enabled the negotiations with the IMF.

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Gregory White is Associate Professor of Government at Smith College, Northampton, MA ([email protected]). He is the author of On the Outside of Europe Looking In: A Political Economy of Tunisia and Morocco () and articles and book Author: Gregory W.

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My first book, Globalization and Business Politics in North Africa: A Comparative Perspective (Cambridge University Press), examines how global economic integration affects state-business relations and industrial development in developing countries, focusing on Morocco and Tunisia.

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