CONTEXT Since 2011, Jordan has been buffeted by powerful external forces related to the situation in neighboring countries. The deteriorating security situation in the region as a whole, and Syria in particular, resulted in large flows of refugees into Jordan, a
ERF held a conference on Monetary and Fiscal Institutions in Resource-Rich Arab Economies on November 4-5, 2015, in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The event, held in cooperation with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, was intended to address
ERF held a conference on women’s social and economic empowerment in the Arab World on October 24-25, 2015, in Cairo, Egypt. The event, hosted in cooperation with Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), was intended to contribute to ending the
In addition to the Annual Conference, ERF regularly holds regional conferences joining international and regional economists (and professionals in related disciplines) to explore topics of vital importance to the region’s development.