September 2018 - Economic Research Forum (ERF)


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Business Cycles in Kuwait: A New Chronology

September 25, 2018

By Sulayman Al-Qudsi Policy-makers, business leaders and forecasters can all benefit from access to data on historical


Development Gains from Arab-African Trade Integration

September 25, 2018

By Mohamed Chemingui and John Sloan Despite their proximity, trade and investment flows between the Arab countries

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Master in Public Administration in International Development

September 18, 2018

Harvard Kennedy School’s newest degree program, the MPA in


Can Trump’s sanctions break Iran?

September 10, 2018

By Hassan Hakimian Iran and the United States seem to have reversed roles with the Trump


The energy sector reforms of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

September 10, 2018

By Majid Al-Moneef Energy constitutes a major building block of Saudi Arabia’s economic reform agenda described


Escaping the middle-income trap: lessons from East Asia’s experience

September 10, 2018

By Keun Lee Many countries find themselves in the ‘middle-income trap’, facing a slowdown of economic


Euro-Med trade agreements, macroeconomic stability and income convergence

September 4, 2018

By Simon Neaime Economic relations between the European Union and their partner countries in the Southern Mediterranean