MENA : Economic and social development

This project looks at the prospects for socio-economic development in the Middle East. Events since the Arab Spring of 2010 have undermined economic growth in the MENA region. Yet for over 50 years, the MENA region was previously relatively successful in terms of growth, with rates generally higher than world averages.Papers examine the prospects for an ‘economic miracle’ in the region, the effects of the Arab Spring, the Arab region’s experience of globalisation, and post-conflict scenarios in specific countries.

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