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 Steinhardt-Israel Institute Intern and Research Assistant Eliyahu Kamisher explains how the Kurdish quasi-state managed to sidestep Baghdad and construct an independent oil industry.
Doctoral Candidate Moran Levanoni analyzes the phenomenon of Captagon - a potent stimulant - among the belligerents in the ongoing Syrian Civil War.
Senior Researcher Dr. Paul Rivlin analyzes the impact of falling oil prices on the political economy of the region, and specifically on Saudi Arabia.
In this edition of Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy, Dr. Paul Rivlin analyzes how climate change is no longer just a theoretical issue for those concerned with the future of the environment. It has, in fact, become an issue of major and immediate strategic significance in the Middle East.
In this edition of Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy, Dr. Paul Rivlin analyzes the current economic situation of Egypt.
Hosni Mubarak's legacy is generally considered to be one of economic growth, inequality in the distribution of income, political repression, and corruption. This description, although accurate, is too simple. Moshe Efrat reviews a number of significant social policy initiatives included in his legacy.
In this issue of Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy, Yitzhak Gal analyzes the possibility of the reconstruction of Gaza in light of the current Palestinian economic difficulties.
In this edition of Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy, Dr. Paul Rivlin analyzes the fact that, despite the deep unrest and instability in the region, oil prices are nevertheless forecast to remain steady.
In this edition of Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy, Dr. Paul Rivlin examines the interface between economic issues and politics in today's Turkey.
In this edition of Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy, Dr. Paul Rivlin discusses how the conflict in Libya is having effects in Europe as well as in North Africa and the Middle East. Thousands have been killed and tens of thousands have been made homeless. The flow of migrants from and through Libya to Europe has increased and the flow of weapons to Egypt has contributed to an upsurge in terror attacks there.