Browsing American University in Cairo Scholarly Communications by Discipline "Political Economy"

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  • Omar, Deena Abdallah (2012-08-02)
    Consumer subsidies are a common element of safety net programs in many developing countries. Since these programs often represent a considerable share of government budget spending, many developing countries have introduced ...
  • Mashhour, Salma (2016-05-25)
    “Before, during, and after the Arab Spring, one thing has remained constant in the Middle East: the outsized influence of outside powers. ” Financial aid is one form of this influence that is allocated to different countries ...
  • Aboraya, Yasser (2017-06-06)
    This research explores the soundness of the classical rentier state theory in analyzing oil reliant states considering oil price fluctuations and their outcomes on rentier cases. Ever since its discovery, oil has played a ...