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Editorial Board

Hisham Awartani

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Boaz Evron

Walid Salem

Ari Rath

Zahra Khalidi

Daniel Bar-Tal

Ammar AbuZayyad

Galit Hasan-Rokem

Khaled Abu Aker

Galia Golan

Nazmi Ju'beh

Gershon Baskin

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Simcha Bahiri

Nadia Naser-Najjab

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Dan Leon

Anat Cygielman

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Peace Economics Revisited
Vol.6 No.3 1999

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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