Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy

Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy

Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy is a bi-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 in English and is edited by Dr. Paul Rivlin and Dr. Joel Parker.

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The Impact of Covid-19 and Conflict on Middle Eastern Economies

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In our latest issue of Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy, Paul Rivlin assesses the economic damage caused by COVID-19 particularly in countries in the region experiencing the fallout of ongoing conflicts, and discusses several key trends that will continue to plague these hard-hit states.

Iran’s Battered Economy

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In this issue of Iqtisadi: The Middle East Economy, Paul Rivlin analyses the Iranian economy in 2020 in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic and economic sanctions.

Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria: sinking together?

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In this issue of Iqtisadi Paul Rivlin analyses the underlying factors in the economic problems facing Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, and highlights losses in personal income among the populations in these countries that have added fuel to social protests in recent months.

Coronavirus, Oil and the Middle East

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In this issue of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin analyzes several of the key economic effects on the Middle East and North Africa caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the sudden drop in oil prices.

Sudan’s Predicament and the Israeli Connection

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In this issue of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin delves into the structural factors that led to protests and the overthrow of Sudan's longtime dictator, Omar al-Bashir, in 2019. This background along with more recent developments, explains why some of the leadership in Sudan today believe engagement with Israel makes good economic sense.

Turkey, Libya and the Mediterranean Carve Up

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In the latest issue of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin discusses the latest developments in energy exploration in the Mediterranean, focusing on the conflict in Libya and recent deals involving Turkey and other key players.

The Iranian Empire Cracks, at Home and Abroad

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In our latest issue of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin discusses the effects of sanctions on the Iranian economy, and on its currency and governmental institutions, in particular.