This book is an outcome of conference on Economic Cooperation in the Middle East held at Tel Aviv University in 1986. It examines economic integration in the Middle East, its implications and possible costs. The book analyzes the consequences of peace and economic cooperation in the Middle East.
The Pre-Peace Era (Economic Considerations) 1. The Economic Burden of the Arms Race in the Middle East 2. The Economic Aspects of Peace in the Middle East: Oil and the Arms Race 3. Open Borders and Labor Mobility: Israel the West Bank, and Gaza 4. The Economics of Occupation in Palestine Since 1948 and the Costs of Noncooperation Solutions to Conflicts and the Risks of Cooperation 5. Arms Races and Arms Control in the Middle East 6. Economic Sanctions and the Middle East 7. Factor Migration, Trade, and Welfare Under Threat of Commercial Disruption Regional Cooperation: International Experiences and Options and their Implications for the Middle East 8. A Marshall Plan for the Middle East: The U.S. Response 9. The Middle East Development Fund 10. Regional Integration in Latin America: The Experience and the Outlook for Further Cooperation 11. Technology: Development, International Trade and Cooperation 12. The Effect of Science and Technology in Regional and Global Development 13. Liberalization of Service Transactions Suggestions for and Analysis of Specific Projects in the Middle East 14. Trade Regimes in the Middle East 15. The Economic Relations Between Israel and Egypt: Tourism, 1979–1984 16. The Potential for Cooperation in Water Projects in the Middle East at Peace 17. A Proposal for a Cooperative Water Project: The Aqaba-Eilat Canal/Port 18. The Multinational Business Development Fund: A Framework for Economic Cooperation and Peace in the Middle East 19. Key Findings of the Middle East Economic Cooperation Projects