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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MDC Senior Researcher Paul Rivlin explains the evolving social and economic conditions in the Gaza Strip, using several recently released reports that provide new data on recent developments.
Paul Rivlin explains how Turkey's economic growth has slowed after 2008 ,due in part to the flagging pace of reform that had been designed to move Turkey towards European Union membership. Economic decisions in Turkey have become increasingly politicized and economic growth continues to be unbalanced.
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.