The Gaza Strip: A Case of Economic De-Development

  title={The Gaza Strip: A Case of Economic De-Development},
  author={S. Roy},
  journal={Journal of Palestine Studies},
  • S. Roy
  • Published 1987
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Palestine Studies
  • The economy of the Gaza Strip is an excellent example of how certain levels of economic prosperity can be achieved with little, if any, economic development. This paper will describe the reasons for the lack of development inside Gaza's economic sector, despite increased levels of economic output achieved since 1967. Furthermore, it will argue that not only is economic development difficult if not impossible to achieve inside the territory, but may in fact be precluded by "de-development… CONTINUE READING
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