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dc.contributor.authorNaqib, Fadle M.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-14T09:40:05Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-14T09:40:05Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9291903272en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/52817-
dc.description.abstractSince October 2000 Israel and the Palestinians of the West Bank and Gaza Strip have become entangled in a bloody confrontation. This paper focuses on the economic relationship between the Israeli economy and the Palestinian economy of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and the ways in which this has contributed to the collapse of the Oslo Accord. The paper finds that Israeli policies have distorted and weakened the Palestinian economy, particularly in the areas of trade (dependence upon one major trade partner), taxation (loss of revenues to finance development spending) as well as in the labour market (controls on flows of workers) and in Palestinian access to land (including land confiscation). As a result, poverty and unemployment have risen in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Resolution of these economic problems is therefore crucial to building a durable peace. – conflict ; Middle East ; Israel ; Palestineen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUNU-WIDER Helsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWIDER Discussion Papers // World Institute for Development Economics (UNU-WIDER) 2002/100en_US
dc.subject.jelO53en_US
dc.subject.jelO10en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungenen_US
dc.subject.stwIsraelen_US
dc.subject.stwWestjordanlanden_US
dc.subject.stwGazastreifenen_US
dc.subject.stwPolitischer Konflikten_US
dc.titleEconomic aspects of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict: The collapse of the Oslo accorden_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn358488915en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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