Middle East Economy

  • Sada - Analysis
    After Battles Come Syria's Economic Choices
    Omar Dahi December 11, 2012 عربي

    The political opposition has failed to address the issue of Syria's economic reconstruction—a debate that will define the country's character and future.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    The Future of the Kuwaiti Economy
    Carole Nakhle May 7, 2014 VoiceAmerica

    Kuwait is one of the richest countries in the world, but due to its lack of economic diversification, any potential decline in the oil price could cause serious problems to its economy.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Does Nuclear Deal With Iran Go Far Enough?
    Karim Sadjadpour November 25, 2013 NPR’s Morning Edition

    Under the new nuclear deal, the broad sanctions architecture remains. Iran’s oil industry is still under sanctions, and if indeed Iran wants to emerge from that isolation, it’s going to require some consistent nuclear compromise.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Egypt’s Economy Two Years After Mubarak
    Uri Dadush March 1, 2013 PBS NewsHour

    Two years since the outbreak of democratic revolutions in Egypt, the economic situation in the region remains precarious. Egypt's economy struggles to grapple with high levels of unemployment, decreasing reserves, a widening fiscal deficit, and costly, yet inefficient, subsidies.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Turkey, Syria, and the Iranian Rial
    Moisés Naím October 5, 2012 Diane Rehm Show

    Iran is facing a powerful cocktail of sanctions and bad economic policymaking by the Iranians themselves, resulting in shortages on basic staples and popular protests.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Talk of a ‘Red Line’ Stirs Fears Inside Iran
    Karim Sadjadpour September 27, 2012 PRI's The World

    The possibility of a military action targeting Iran, along with the current economic sanctions, are creating anxiety inside the country.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Yemen on the Edge
    Christopher Boucek June 11, 2011 CSPAN's Washington Journal

    As international attention remains focused on the protests calling for the removal of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country’s manifold economic problems threaten Yemen and the region.


Carnegie Experts on Middle East Economy

  • Amr Adly
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Adly is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research centers on political economy, development studies, and economic sociology of the Middle East, with a focus on Egypt.


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