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How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC?

by Abdelhak Senhadji Raphael Espinoza

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead: An Update

by Abdelhak Senhadji May Khamis

The GCC countries performed well during the 2003-08 oil boom, but the boom also presented challenges. Buoyant economic activity, rising consumer and investor confidence, and abundant liquidity spurred excessive credit growth, inflation, and asset price increases. In addition, in some countries, banks' growing dependence on foreign financing and exposure to real estate, construction lending, and--to a lesser extent--the equity market, contributed to balance sheet vulnerability in the event of a slowdown in economic growth and a decline in asset prices. In the corporate sector, the boom was associated with higher leverage, which increased the sector's vulnerability to the availablitity and cost of financing.

Lending Booms, Real Estate Bubbles and The Asian Crisis

by Charles Collyns Abdelhak Senhadji

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Sources of Debt Accumulation in a Small Open Economy

by Abdelhak Senhadji

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Sources of Economic Growth: An Extensive Growth Accounting Exercise

by Abdelhak Senhadji

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Time-Series Estimation of Structural Import Demand Equations: A Cross-Country Analysis

by Abdelhak Senhadji

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

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