This volume brings together the results of the symposium on ‘Economic Development under Prolonged Occupation’ held at Oxford University in January 1986. The basic aim of the symposium was to stimulate research and discussion on issues of economic development by a prolonged occupation. It brought together a number of development economists, representatives from development assistance organisations and other individuals engaged in one facet or another of social and economic development in the occupied areas. The papers presented here reflect the wide range of thought on the issues surrounding the Palestinian Economy.
1. Background and Overview 1. The Palestinian Economy under Occupation: Introduction and Overview George T. Abed 2. Economic Development in Mandatory Palestine: 1918 – 1948 Roger Owen 3. The Economy of the Palestinian Arabs in Israel Raja Khalidi 4. The West Bank Economy: 1948 – 1984 Antoine Mansour 5. The Gaza Economy: 1948 – 1984 Ziad Abu-Amr 2. Sectoral Issues and Policies6. Israeli Policy Towards Economic Development in the West Bank and Gaza Mohammed K. Shadid 7. Agricultural Development and Policies in the West Bank and Gaza Hisham Awartani 8. Industrial Development and Policies in the West Bank and Gaza Bakir Abu Kishk 9. Money and Finance with Undeveloped Banking in the Occupied Territories Lawrence Harris 10. Jobs, Education and Development: The Case of the West Bank Atif A. Kubursi 11. Society and Change in the Northern Jordan Valley Alex Pollock 3. Concepts and Strategies 12. Dispossession and Pauperisation: The Palestinian Economy under Occupation Yusif A. Sayigh 13. Development from Within: A Strategy for Survival Ibrahim Dakkak 14. Towards a Strategy for Development: Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Harold Dick 15. Summary and Conclusions George T. Abed