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  • 1. Building Collaboration Arab Entrepreneur Partnership Forum
    April 2-3, 2011
  • 2. 2
    Normally I would have spoken about:
    • Horizontal and vertical integration
    • 3. Networking
    • 4. Innovation and best practice
    • 5. Arab complementarities
    • 6. Competitiveness and regional clusters
    • 7. Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
    …………………But I am sure you know about all that!
    So, instead let’s talk about
  • 8. 3
    AmartyaSen & Sustainable Development
    According to Sen, there are populations today that live in a state of 'unfreedom', unable to realize their capabilities.
    Poverty is “a deprivation of basic capabilities, rather than merely low income"
    Five freedoms:
    Political freedoms
    Economic facilities
    Social opportunities
    Transparency guarantees
    Protective security
  • 9. Population, Corruption and Freedom Indicators
    The Economist
    Ranking of democracy
    ( out of 167 countries )
    Ranking of corruption
    ( out of 178 countries )
    Ranking of press freedoms
    ( out of 196 countries )
  • 10. 5
    Income is positively related to Democracy
    Democracy and GDP per capita in MENA
  • 11. GDP per Capita (PPP, 1000s)
    Source: IMF
  • 12. Economies are dependent on hydrocarbon revenues
    Oil/gas Revenues
    Source: IMF
  • 13. Military Expenditures as % of GDP
  • 14. Foreign Direct Investment as % of GDP, 2009
  • 15. % of Population Under the Age of 30
  • 16. Quality of Education Index
  • 17. Unemployment Rates (%)
  • 18. Youth Employment Rates (%)
  • 19. Youth Unemployment (%) vs. Political Stability
  • 20. % of Population Below the Poverty Line
  • 21. A Thesis…
    Development
    Equitable Growth
    Accountability
    Transparency
    Freedom of Speech
    Democracy
  • 22. Collaboration?
    But…
    Arab countries resorted to intergovernmental approaches to integration due to reluctance of Arab leaders to transfer sovereignty to supranational bodies
  • 23. Areas of Possible Cooperation:
    • Evidence shows there is little gain from cooperating in manufacturing (goods): lack of competitiveness, low value added, little intra industry trade
    • 24. Integration in Services, Labor, FDI flows (Capital) have high potential gains from integration.
    • 25. Newly democratizing economies will most likely see greater economic integration with each other; the trend may spread throughout region.
  • Thank You

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