Sources and Resources for "Special Zone or Special Place?"

Official web sites related to ASEZ

Aqaba Special Economic Zone home page

USAID's Aqaba Special Economic Zone Mobilization home page

Special Economic Zones in General

Citizen's Research Collective on Special Economic Zones home page

Aradhna Aggarwal, Impact of Special Economic Zones on Employment, Poverty, and Human Development, Working Paper 194, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations. May 2007. Downloadable from

Middle East Environment

Middle East Environmental Network blog


Michael P. Crosby et al, "THE RED SEA MARINE PEACE PARK: Early Lessons Learned from a Unique Trans-boundary Cooperative Research, Monitoring and Management Program," Proceedings of IUCN/WCPA-EA-4 Taipei Conference, March 18-23, 2002, Taipei, Taiwan

Marwan Kardoosh, The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Initiative, The World Bank and the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, Beirut, 2004. Case Studies in Governance series.

Oxford Business Group, Emerging Jordan 2004. A 200-page economic and political review of Jordan produced in association with the Jordanian American Business Association (JABA), and under the auspices of the Economic Department of the Royal Court.

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