Ahmed Ghoneim

Ahmed Ghoneim
Cairo University | CU · Department of Economics

PhD

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Introduction
Ahmed Ghoneim currently works at the Department of Economics, Cairo University. Ahmed does research in International Economics and Law and Economics.

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تهدف هذه المقالة إلى مناقشة آثار فيروس كورونا المستجد على اقتصاديات الدول العربية مع التركيز على تقييم كفاءة التدابير التي تم اتباعها من قبل الدول العربية لمجابهة الآثار الاقتصادية للجائحة، ونظرًا لحداثة الجائحة وعدم التيقن بتبعاتها، فقد اعتمدت المقالة على مقارنة السياسات المتوقع اتباعها بالسياسات التي تتبع عادة عند حدوث أزمات اقتصادية مع الأخذ في...
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This paper aims at investigating the relationship between corruption and growth in the context of the Arab world. By controlling for the different variables that affect growth, we try to focus on how corruption could have affected growth and in which way. The literature leans towards corruption having a negative impact on growth and development, ho...
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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to study how proximity affects the trade-migration link. By focusing on two case studies, France and Egypt, the authors explore if migrants promote and help to deal with market heterogeneity in international markets. Using an ethnic network approach the authors also test for interactions between the characteri...
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This book contains a unique collection of studies on key economic and social policy challenges faced by countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region in a short- and long-term perspective. Prepared within the EU funded FP7 project on „Prospective Analysis for the Mediterranean Region (MEDPRO)” conducted in 2010-2013 it takes account on...
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This chapter assesses the impact of shallow versus deep integration between the SEMC and the EU, and among the SEMC themselves. It relies on trade modeling based on the gravity equation. The model uses tariffs as a proxy for shallow integration, and NTM, transport costs, and logistics performance variables as proxies for deep integration. We found...
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Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) have recently become a central issue for economists and policy makers. Based on a new database developed by the World Bank on five Middle East and North African(MENA) countries at a very detailed product level, this article provides calculations of the average tariff equivalents (AVEs) of NTMs in these countries. A second...
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This research develops a quantitative analysis aimed at simulating the trade effects of various integration scenarios between the EU and its Mediterranean Partners (MPs). Results for shallow integration show that the completion of tariff removal is expected to produce limited gains, except in Algeria. However, further steps toward deep integration...
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The paper aims at assessing the specific impact of shallow versus deep integration between Mediterranean (MED) countries1 and their partners in the European Union (EU) as well as between the MED countries themselves. It relies on dataset developed for this project concerning tariffs (as a proxy for shallow integration) and Non Tariff Measures (NTMs...
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Introduction With the proliferation of Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) between developing and developed countries worldwide, there is an urgent need to assess their impacts, especially in light of the deepening measures that have been adopted in a wide array of such agreements. The relationship between Egypt and EU following the Association Agreem...
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This study on the economic integration of the Euro-Med region was conducted from December 2008 to September 2009 under contract with the European Commission (TRADE08/C2/C16). The study provides quantitative, qualitative and sectoral assessments of the impacts of the Euro- Mediterranean free trade area on trade and investment in order to clearly eva...
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Yemen can be characterized by most indicators as a liberal, open, market economy. However, Yemen to a large extent lacks the organizations and institutions necessary for an efficient functioning of a liberal open economy that are able to ensure positive outcomes of market processes through regulating and monitoring the functioning of a market econo...
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The aim of this article is to provide some new insight concerning the welfare impact of the Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA). It is based on an original theoretical model of regional integration, which does not only include the gains related to the perfect competition framework (exploitation of comparative advantage, more efficient use of facto...
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Information and communication technology with a focus on the digital economy and the implications of the development of electronic commerce is increasingly playing an active role in the development and growth of the global economy. The implications are wide and diversified. This includes the facilitation of trade transactions and acceleration of mo...
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KHALID IKRAM, The Egyptian Economy, 1952–2000 Performance, Policies, and Issues (London/New York: Routledge, 2006). Pp. 376. $60.00 cloth. - - Volume 39 Issue 4 - AHMED F. GHONEIM
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A large proportion of internationally traded goods are subject to labor standards and this proportion is on a continuing rise. Such developments created a hot debate about the impact of labor standards on trade, but there has been no clear international consensus on the net costs and benefits arising from such regulations on market access, export p...
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Information and communication technology with a focus on the digital economy and the implications of the development of electronic commerce is increasingly playing an active role in the development and growth of the global economy. The implications are wide and diversified. This includes the facilitation of trade transac-tions and acceleration of m...
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Electronic commerce is increasingly playing an active role in the development and growth of the global economy. The implications are reflected in the facilitation of trade transactions and acceleration of movement of capital through the new rules of the digital economy. eCommerce could be beneficial to developed as well as developing nations. Howev...
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Introduction: Preferential rules of origin (ROO) are of crucial importance in the functioning of any free trade area (FTA) in administrating a number of trade issues and in avoiding trade deflection. Despite such importance their design can result in their development as trade protectionist tool hence leading to trade diversion. This study focuses...
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The potential of utilizing the liberalization of services for a number of Southern Mediterranean countries is great in a large number of sectors. Nevertheless, the importance of this potential is still not realized by those countries. The liberalization of trade in services has often been relatively neglected by the Southern Mediterranean countries...
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This study reviews two types of migration flows within the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region and investigates their relationship with trade. The first type reviewed is the traditional South-North migration and its relationship with trade. The second type is the South-South migration and its relationship with trade. Four countries from the MENA...
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There is proliferation in the number of developing countries worldwide adopting a competition law. The evidence available indicates that they face sever problems in implementing competition laws. This paper addresses the question of whether Egypt is in need of adopting a competition law. The paper differentiates between the competition policy and t...
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This study evaluates the development of the institutional environment in Egypt over the last decade from the perspective of the Egyptian exporting community. The main objective is to judge whether or not the institutional infrastructure is ready to supply Egyptian exporters with what is needed to cope with the liberal environment imposed by globali...
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Economists most often analyse the effects of protectionist or antidumping policies in the context of tariffs or voluntary export restraints - the latter are very similar to quotas in fact. Antidumping policies in the European Union however make frequent use of price undertakings. Whereas the effects of tariff and quota protection on technology adop...
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The impact of research on trade policy formulation is one of the virgin areas of research where evidence on how research affects policy and what is the exact type of relationship between research and policy is still in its infancy. The study tackles the case of Egypt's trade policy formulation identifying how research has affected policy in two tim...
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This article analyses and explains the real convergence process in MENA countries over the past 50 years. It provides a threefold contribution. Firstly, given the recent increasing attention paid to the Euro-Mediterranean area, it focuses on the convergence of MENA countries towards the EU per capita income. Second, it provides an econometric model...
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The study is a part of a larger research program undertaken by IDRC to investigate the status of competition in six developing countries. The main aim of the study is to investigate whether the economic reforms undertaken in the 1990s have led to increased competition in the form of inter-firm rivalry or not. The time period on which the study focu...
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Since 1991 Egypt has embarked on several waves of economic reforms. The reforms undertaken improved the macroeconomic indicators and Egypt has been appraised for its success in the implementation of the economic reform program as the reports of international organizations have revealed. The reforms undertaken focused mainly on economic policies whi...

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