Saving the Palestinian economy
As the Palestinian Authority’s finances deteriorate and its economy stumbles, donors and the Palestinian Authority must change their priorities, whether or not Israel relaxes its restrictions.
Two years ago, the staff of the International Monetary Fund concluded that the Palestinian Authority is able to conduct the sound economic policies expected of a well-functioning state. The assessment was based on impressive progress in building institutions for public finances, the financial sector and economic policy. This assessment still stands.