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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

Walid Salem

Galia Golan

Gershon Baskin

Hind Khoury

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Moshe Maoz

Munther Dajani

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Lucy Nusseibah

Meir Margalit

Menachem Klein

Ali Abu Shahla

Ilan Baruch

Hanna Siniora

Yehudit Oppenheimer

Mossi Raz

Susie Becher

Frances Raday

Peace Economics Revisited
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Table of Contents


  • Economics and Peace
         by Simcha Bahiri

  • Barak’s Predicament
         by Victor Cygielman

  • Reversing the Tide
          Daily economic interaction is still the best way for Palestinians and Israelis who seek a lasting peace.
         by Ezra Sadan

  • Restructuring Palestinian-Israeli Economic Relations - An interview
          A good economic agreement was undermined by security and political considera tions.
         by Samir HuleiIeh

  • Political Breakthrough and Peace Dividends: A Complex Reality
          Where did the Oslo concept of "peace dividends" go wrong?
         by Gideon Eshet

  • The Palestinian Economy: A European View - An interview
          Donor funding for improving the Palestinian infrastructure.
         interview with Gavin Evans and by Isabel Candela

  • Economic Challenges for the PNA
          PNA economic policy in agriculture, industry, trade and tourism, with the Palestinians as equal partners with Israel.
         by Munther Dajani

  • Israeli-Palestinian Industrial Cooperation:
    Current Status and Future Prospects

          Clusters of economically competitive industries should be at the focus of Israeli-Palestinian cooperation.
         by Niron Hashai

  • Investments in the Palestinian and Jordanian Economies
          Both parties to the conflict bear responsibility for the failure to create an inviting business climate in the Palestinian economy.
         by Gil Feiler

  • On the Way to a Comprehensive Palestinian Housing Policy
          The quick provision of affordable housing is a major challenge to the Palestinian people.
         by Yara Abdul Hamid

  • Palestinian-Israeli Economic Cooperation: A View from the Field
          Encouraging Arab-Jewish economic cooperation within and across the Green Line.
         by Sarah Kaminker

  • Industrial Estates alld Free Zones: A New Opportunity
          Providing investors with incentives and tackling the employment problem in Palestine.
         by Abdel Malik AI-Jaber

  • The EPS Model- All executive summary
          A comprehensive set of principles and guidelines proposed by Israeli and Palestinian economists, under Norwegian auspices.

  • Unfulfilled Expectations: The Peace Process and the Palestinian Economy
          A Palestine-Israel Journal discussion: Simcha Bahiri and Leila Dabdoub with Dan Catarivas, Hassan Abu-Libdeh, Hani Abu-Dayyeh, and David Brodet.

  • Palestine and Israel: Equality or Apartheid
          Needed: the political courage to take sensitive decisions.
         by Nazmi Ju’beh

  • Apocalypse Tomorrow? Nearing the Nuclear Edge
          The case for non-conventional weapons arms control and a Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the region.
         by Hillel Schenker

  • The Power of Paradigms: Helping Israelis Grasp New Realities
          The paradigms of Israel‘s "national consensus" and how to pursue the political and structural requirements for peace.
         by Jeff Halper

    Review Essay
  • The Ghosts of the Founders
          The Founding Myths of Israel by Zeev Stemhell, reviewed by Dan Leon From Class to Natioll expressed the ideological outlook of Ben-Gurion before and after statehood.

  • The Jerusalem Palestinian Festival: Fining the Cultural Vacuum
          Reviewing Jerusalem‘s role as a Palestinian cultural center.
         by Rania Elias

  • Kadosh: A Critical Eye 0n the Sacred
          A film on love in the Jewish ultra-Orthodox Mea Shearim area in Jerusalem.
         by Victor Cygielman

  • Sharm el-Sheikh Memorandum
          September 4,1999

    Chronology of Events
  • April 1, 1999 to July 1, 1999
          Edited by Najat Hirbawi

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