Vicino e Medio Oriente, Africa. IAI – ROMA. Robert Springbord presenta la sua “Political Economes”

 

12 Febbraio 2020

Fonte: Istituto Affari Internazionali – IAI

 

 

Venerdì 14 02 2020, ore 11,00 – 12,30

IAI LIBRARY ROOM

Via Angelo Brunetti, 9

ROMA

Robert Springborg

presenta

POLITICAL ECONOMIES

OF THE MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

introduce e modera

Daniela Huber

 

 

Partecipazione su invito IAI e con conferma prenotazione.

 

 

The Istituto Affari Internazionali

Book presentation on:

Political Economies of the Middle East and North Africa

14

February 2020

from 11.00
to 12.30

Registration h. 10.45

copertina libro

IAI Library Room

Via Angelo Brunetti, 9 – Rome

With

Robert Springborg

Professor (ret) of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, and Non-resident Research Fellow, Italian Institute of International Affairs

Introductory remarks and chair

Daniela Huber

Head of the Mediterranean and Middle East programme, IAI

 

Working language:

English, with no translation.

Access will be permitted only to those people who will confirm their participation and until seats are available.


Despite its oil wealth, the Middle East and North Africa is economically stagnating. Growth rates are comparatively unfavorable and insufficient to substantially improve citizens’ lives. Whether this economic inertia can be overcome or will continue into the indefinite future is a vital question that confronts both the region and the world.
In his talk leading Middle East scholar Robert Springborg discusses the economic future of this region by examining the national and regional political causes of its contemporary underperformance.



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Political Economies of the Middle East and North Africa
Political Economies of the Middle East and North Africa

Despite its oil wealth, the Middle East and North Africa is economically stagnating. Growth rates are comparatively unfavorable and insufficient to substantially improve citizens’ lives. Whether this economic inertia can be overcome or will continue into the indefinite future is a vital question that confronts both the region and the world. 

In this book leading Middle East scholar Robert Springborg discusses the economic future of this region by examining the national and regional political causes of its contemporary underperformance.  Overgrown, weak MENA states, he explains, have been unable to escape their unfavorable historical legacies. “Limited access orders” and the deep states based in the means of

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  • March 2020
  • 247 pages
  • 152 x 229 mm / 6 x 9 in

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter One: Accounting for Development in the MENA

Chapter Two: The Origins of State Effectiveness

Chapter Three: Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Globalization and the State

Chapter Four: Limited Access Orders and the Rise of Deep States

Chapter Five:  Deep States: Types, Resources and Impacts

Chapter Six: Inclusion, Human Resources and State Power

Chapter Seven: State Capacities for Economic Management

Chapter Eight: The MENA -Regionalized but not Integrated

Chapter Nine : Survival Strategies in Weaker MENA States

Chapter Ten: Survival Strategies in Stronger MENA States

Conclusion

Selected Readings
Notes

About the Author
Robert Springborg is Professor (ret) of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, and Non-resident Research Fellow, Italian Institute of International Affairs
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