Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy is a monthly publication which provides readers with economic analysis of the Middle East, its key players, and events affecting its marketplaces and societies. Iqtisadi is published once a month in both English and Hebrew. It is edited by Dr. Paul Rivlin and Dr. Brandon Friedman.
Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy
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Senior Research Fellow Paul Rivlin explains how an extremely inefficient economy, widespread poverty, and demographic growth have led to inflation in the aftermath of the devaluation of the Egyptian pound, this time by 32.5 percent against the US dollar.
Paul Rivlin, in the the second part of the Arab Human Disaster, examines what has happened to young people in the Middle East, trends revealed in the UN's Human Development Report 2015, and analyzes health issues in the Eastern Mediterranean.
In this edition of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin examines the diverse economic effects of conflict on Arab countries five years after the Arab Spring.
Dr. Paul Rivlin explains how the Jordanian regime has remained in power despite the challenges it has faced in recent years.
In this edition of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin examines the demographic, labor market, and budgetary problems that Jordan has faced in recent years.
Michael Schwartz examines the background and recent history of Sino-Iranian relations and explains how commercial and trade relations have changed between China and Iran since the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1.
Dr. Paul Rivlin explains the effects of falling oil prices on the political bargain between the GCC states and their citizens.
Dr. Paul Rivlin explains Egypt's economic challenges, examining the factors that have led to slow growth and high inflation.
Senior MDC Researcher Dr. Paul Rivlin explains why a majority of UK voters shocked the world and chose to leave the European Union.
MDC Senior Research Fellow Paul Rivlin and MDC Intern Andrea Helfant show how the recent decline in Saudi oil revenue – from $330 billion in 2012 to a forecast $115-130 billion in 2016 – has led to radical policy changes and assess the prospects for their implementation.