War, Recovery & the Democracy Dividend

February 4, 2016

“There's a huge pay-off if we're able to move from non-democracy to democracy, particularly in the MENA region. The growth rate in MENA would go from what is currently expected to be about 3.3% for the next four or five years to 7.3% as a result of democracy”- Shanta Devarajan, World Bank Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa region. Credits photos and videos: Shutterstock.com (Melih Cevdet Teksen, Orlok, Owen_Holdaway, Thomas Koch, Rasoulali, RM, Oleg Znamenskiy, Northfoto, Photostory, James A Dawson, Hang Dinh and DDCoral).