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Impacts of political instability on economics in the MENA region

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dc.contributor.editor Zgheib, Philippe W. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-18T09:58:42Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-18T09:58:42Z
dc.date.copyright 2019 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 9.78152E+12 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10854 en_US
dc.description.abstract Throughout human history, struggles over access and control of water resources have been a root cause of tension and armed conflict. In Middle Eastern scheming for power, water is viewed as a strategic resource, quickly becoming the dominant resource issue. As water shortages are acute and laden with emotive conflictual tones, this is exacerbated by the lack of a mechanism short of war or external governance for allocating the resource. A strategy based on economic efficiency gains will lead to improved equity and will reinforce any peace prospect. Some of the most conflictual issues may thus be settled through a rational and equitable foundation of incentives and institutions. An evaluation of the potential welfare gains under constrained conditions provides an assessment of economic incentive to be derived from an existential gap in multinational water basins. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IGI Global en_US
dc.subject Middle East -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject Africa, North -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1979- en_US
dc.subject Africa, North -- Politics and government en_US
dc.title Impacts of political instability on economics in the MENA region en_US
dc.type Book / Chapter of a Book en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201200959 en_US
dc.author.department Management Studies en_US
dc.publication.place Hershey, PA en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Includes bibliographical references. en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-8247-2.ch001 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Zgheib, P. W. (2019). Transnational Protocol Authority for Economic Gains in Water Management. In Impacts of Political Instability on Economics in the MENA Region (pp. 1-27). IGI Global. en_US
dc.chapter.author Zgheib, Philippe W. en_US
dc.author.email philippe.zgheib@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.chapter.pages 1-27 en_US
dc.chapter.title Transnational Protocol Authority for Economic Gains in Water Management en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/transnational-protocol-authority-for-economic-gains-in-water-management/229142 en_US
dc.publication.date 2019 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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