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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 107–135.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Sultan Tepe Sultan Tepe is assistant professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2007 Politics between Market and Islam: The Electoral Puzzles and Changing Prospects of Pro...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 120–122.
Published: 01 December 2001
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the financial sector has been much softer than in the 1930s. This is partly due to financial globalization that extends beyond the capacities of national regulators. Macroeconomic antidepression measures have created new realities: the rise of indebted states. The sovereign crisis imposes market discipline...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the accelerating regional competition to develop offshore energy resources; the related pursuit of major foreign investment for upstream energy development; consequences for regional gas export markets, notably the European Union; the influence of regional rivalries and conflicts on regional energy development...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 124–140.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Petros Vamvakas The geopolitical game of the twenty-first century will be multilateral and multidimensional, placing great emphasis on political and commercial interests such as resources, markets, ecology, and finance than on military interests. This essay argues that the eastern Mediterranean...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... for energy extraction and transportation to markets. This essay lays out the interests of major regional players, including Europe, the United States, Greece, and Turkey, and their impact on Cyprus. Furthermore, it explains how Cyprus figures in the emerging regional energy extraction and transportation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sultan Tepe Many of the urban renewal projects (URPs) in consolidating democracies are not market-led projects but rather projects initiated by the state and implemented by the private sector. Promising to improve urban poor regions with URPs poses unique challenges and opportunities to residents...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 40–59.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Sebastián Royo Is globalization forcing economies that are not coordinated market economies, such as Spain's, to converge on a British-American model? This essay seeks to build on the hypotheses generated by the literature on varieties of capitalism to analyze the challenges of developing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 83–97.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Merve Kavakci Modern Turkey is experiencing one of its most defining moments since its inception. If the passage from one-party system to multiparty system in 1940 was one such turning point and if the period of Turgut Ozal's governance, which gave the country access to the international market...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2010
... democratic and free-market institutions. Evaluating FYROM's case for membership results in a better understanding of the challenges and concerns related to continued eastward expansion. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Scott N. Siegel is assistant professor in the Department of National Security...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
... neoliberal deregulated markets have proven to be vulnerable to the corrupt and opaque practices that created a massive crisis of systemic confidence. The author contends that the Maastricht process has transformed the Western European party system away from parties based on ideology and toward catchall issue...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 June 2011
... to be the most immune, succumbed so quickly to the contagion, and includes lessons policymakers can learn from the Russian experience to better insulate their economies from the vagaries of the global financial markets. Shalendra D. Sharma is professor of politics at the University of San Francisco...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in the case of Cyprus, the theory of economic integration has demonstrated that nations can benefit by abolishing all barriers to trade and progressively integrating their econo- mies by harmonizing their trade policies with the rest of the world and then proceeding to create a single unified market...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of thresholds, having successfully completed presidential elections in October 2004 and legislative elections in fall 2005. Is Afghanistan ready for elections, and how does that factor into the rest of the development strategy? For an emerging state such as Afghanistan, do democracy and free market...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 102–128.
Published: 01 September 2013
...- fee for centuries, but exports outside the continent expanded in the post­ colonial period. Internationalization of coffee-­producing countries expanded further in the 1980s and 1990s, when governments adopted market reforms and trade liberalization. This raises the questions, With greater...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to the Common Market for most industrial products. In addition, they contained limited mutual concessions for agricultural imports, which were renegotiated on a regular basis. The agreements also had multiyear financial protocols attached. With these the EU committed itself to providing financial...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 102–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of countries. . . . Open markets are vital for developing nations, many of them fragile democra- cies that rely on the international economy to overcome poverty and cre- 1. For a good overview of the issues, see Paul R. Ehrlich and Jianguo Liu, “Some Roots of Terror- ism,” Population and Environment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 67–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
... to informal economic activity. First, the activity must create added value to the black marketer, that is, bring substantial economic gain to the actor/violator. The potential benefit must outweigh the risk. Second, unreported economic activity either is connected to a conscious and deliberate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that is blocking the resolution of the Cyprus question have left Nicosia with only one realisti- cally attainable export market: Egypt, particularly Egypt’s two LNG facilities in Idku and Damietta (and the participation of BG/Shell in the Aphrodite consortium is making the former option more likely than...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Skandalis: Immigration and Entrepreneurial Diversification  101 Immigrant Entrepreneurship: Theoretical Antecedents In a free-­market economy, entrepreneurial initiatives represent a very impor- tant element in the sustained and sustainable development of a country’s economy; Greece...