Jordan

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Jordan’s Economy at a Crossroads: Part 2

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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.

Jordan’s Economy at a Crossroads

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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.

How Jordan Survives: Part 2

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Dr. Paul Rivlin explains how the Jordanian regime has remained in power despite the challenges it has faced in recent years.

How Jordan Survives: Part 1

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In this edition of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin examines the demographic, labor market, and budgetary problems that Jordan has faced in recent years.

Can Jordan Contain the Jihadi Threat? (Mideast Monitor)

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In his latest "Mideast Monitor" column for the Jerusalem Report, Senior Researcher Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman analyzes the clear and present danger that Jordan is now facing from militant Islamist groups, in light of recent attacks.

Tough times in Amman (Mideast Monitor)

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In his latest "Mideast Monitor" column in the Jerusalem Report, Senior Research Fellow Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman argues that the "one million Syrian refugees are imposing severe stress on the always vulnerable Jordanian economy."