The Arab upheaval and the world's biggest financial crisis after the Great Depression were almost simultaneous in their occurrence. The Mediterranean economies now face a dual challenge of a political and financial restructuring in the light of a shaky economic pedestal on which they stand. In light of this socio-political and economic shift in both inland and in world markets, this book offers a thorough analysis on problems, prospects and the way ahead for the financial integration of the South-Mediterranean region. Several perspectives on financial integration and policy recommendations are put forward from a leading group of researchers specializing on the Mediterranean region.
Broad analyses on the South-Mediterranean in the midst of the Arab upheaval and after the global crisis Integrated financial, monetary, fiscal, and social issues are addressed by researchers specializing in the Mediterranean region A compilation of a number of policy options to bring the region forward