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 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.
Paul Rivlin analyzes the consequences of the recent KRG loss of oil fields in the Kirkuk region following the September 2017 independence referendum.
Jesse Weinberg examines the Qatar crisis through the lens of Qatar's foreign policy objectives and its hosting of the 2022 World Cup.
MDC Senior Research Fellow Paul Rivlin examines demographic trends in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza and their implications.
Senior Research Fellow Paul Rivlin examines the Qatar crisis and the potential economic ramifications for Qatar.
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.