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. Joel Parker.
Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy
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Caleb Esrig argues that Jordan's history of unhealthy fiscal behavior has made tax, subsidy, and spending reform difficult in Jordan, and has left the Kingdom beholden to the political demands of its donors.
Caleb Esrig evaluates the significant challenges to Jordan's continued economic stability, and argues that Jordan must undergo economic reform in order to meet the demands of its growing population.
In this joint Iqtisadi - Turkeyscope issue, Paul Rivlin analyzes the current economic crisis in Turkey.
Paul Rivlin examines the challenge to Israel's security posed by economic crisis in Gaza.
Former MDC Research intern Mauro Primavera analyzes the ways that corrupt businessmen are capitalizing on the bloody Syrian conflict.
Paul Rivlin traces possible directions for post-conflict reconstruction of Syria.
Senior Researcher Paul Rivlin analyzes the current state of the Egyptian economy given the somewhat optimistic report issued by the IMF in January, and the long history of such optimism proving premature.
Senior Research Fellow Paul Rivlin analyzes how economic problems have come to a head in three very different states in the region: Saudi Arabia, Iran and Tunisia. As a result, unrest has developed with social and political consequences.
Senior Research Fellow Paul Rivlin analyzes recent trends in the global energy markets and how they reflect, and influence, regional events in the Middle East.
Paul Rivlin analyzes the economic factors behind the political shifts in Saudi Arabia.