Sufyan Alissa

Former  Associate
Middle East Center

B.A., Bethlehem University; M.Sc. London South Bank; Ph.D., SOAS University of London

  • Arabic
  • English
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Sufyan Alissa is an economist and specialist on Palestinian and Middle Eastern affairs. Prior to joining the Carnegie Endowment's Middle East Center he served as a Project Coordinator at Nuffield College-University of Oxford. He previously taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies-University of London, City University in London and Bethlehem University-West Bank. He was a researcher at the Development Studies Program of Bir Zeit University and the coordinator of the 2001/2002 Human Development Report for Palestine.

Selected Publications: Arab States: Corruption and Reform (Arab Reform Bulletin, February 2007); The Economic Viability of an Independent Palestinian State on the West Bank and Gaza Strip. A chapter in ‘Where Now for Palestine’, (Zed Books Press, December 2006); Youth Employment in Syria. Country Report, (International Labor Organization, Regional Office for the Arab States, December 2006); Poverty and Poverty Reduction in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.  Working Paper, (The Development Studies Programme at Bir Zeit University, Summer 2003); Human Development Report for the West Bank and Gaza Strip 2001/2002, (UNDP and Bir Zeit University, 2002).

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