A STUDY OF THE MAJOR CONSTRAINTS ON EGYPTIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH DURING THE PERIOD 1998-2008: Conclusion

Surveying data of the GDP growth rates of Malaysia during the period of study, we find that the speed of recovery from downturns is much higher than Egypt. Malaysia shifted the economy from agriculture to production of high technology electronics equipment giving more focus on education. The monetary policies undertaken by the government as a […]

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A STUDY OF THE MAJOR CONSTRAINTS ON EGYPTIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH DURING THE PERIOD 1998-2008: Inflation rates

That was a result of a successful macroeconomic management of the policies controlling inflation. The figure shows that Malaysia’s ratio of the current account balance to the GDP has been higher than that of Egypt during all the mentioned period, which was a major support to its managing macroeconomic imbalances. The current account has been […]

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A STUDY OF THE MAJOR CONSTRAINTS ON EGYPTIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH DURING THE PERIOD 1998-2008: Crises

The figure shows that both countries have had their ups and downs values of real GDP (annual percent rate) in the mentioned period. In 1998 Egypt marked the highest real GDP annual growth rate in this period reaching 7.5%, while Malaysia marked its lowest rate reaching -7.4% (after the financial crises of the Asian countries […]

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A STUDY OF THE MAJOR CONSTRAINTS ON EGYPTIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH DURING THE PERIOD 1998-2008: Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign direct investments (FDI) played an important role in the GDP trend during this period. From 2002/03 to 2006/07, FDI inflows increased from 3.4 percent of GDP to 8.2 percent. In 2005/06, 70% of FDI targeted activities outside the energy sector. The above figure shows that unemployment rates have declined at the end of the […]

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A STUDY OF THE MAJOR CONSTRAINTS ON EGYPTIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH DURING THE PERIOD 1998-2008: Monetary Policy

The above table shows continuous fiscal deficits until the amount of trade balance reached -18.3 ($bn) in the year 2008. A large and lasting deficit may crowd out financing to the private sector, stimulate inflationary growth of the money supply, and expand the external debt all problems with which Egypt has faced. Further reduction of […]

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A STUDY OF THE MAJOR CONSTRAINTS ON EGYPTIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH DURING THE PERIOD 1998-2008: Introduction

In studying the major factors and constraints that affect the growth trends of the two countries we begin by analyzing the growth trends of Egypt, illustrating its major economic variables during the mentioned period getting close to major constraints and obstacles facing the Egyptian experience. Then we analyze those factors facing the Malaysian experience illustrating […]

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Implications for Poverty Reduction in Rural Households in Ghana: Conclusions and Policy Recommendations

The coefficient of acesmf is given as 0.286 suggesting that beneficiaries of MFI loans spend on the average 29% per week on food more than non-beneficiaries of MFI loans. This is about 11% less than the weekly expenditure on basic needs (0.397) for beneficiaries holding all other variables constant. The mean of log weekly consumption […]

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Implications for Poverty Reduction in Rural Households in Ghana: Consumption Expenditure

The bottom part of Table 3b shows that the coefficients of rho (p), sigma (o) and lambda or selection hazard (A) -0.298, 0.496 and -0.148 respectively are all significant. But pos = A, however p determines if selection bias exists or not, once p is significantly different from zero, then it can be concluded that […]

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Implications for Poverty Reduction in Rural Households in Ghana: Formal Education

Again primary school and JSS/ Middles school categories of the level of education both have positive impact on weekly expenditure and for that matter poverty reduction given their coefficients as 0.170 and 0.173 respectively. Thus respondents with primary school and JSS/Middle school education spend on the average 17% and 17.3% respectively higher on consumption per […]

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