April 2019

Real GDP in 2018 has grown by only 0.2%, reflecting a deceleration in economic activity.

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Feb 06, 2019

The Mobility of Displaced Syrians: An Economic and Social Analysis

This report identifies key factors weighing on Syrian refugees contemplating a return home and analyzes how changing conditions in Syria might affect their decisions.

Nov 13, 2018

Expectations and Aspirations: A New Framework for Education in the Middle ...

The report outlines a new framework with a three-pronged approach. Unleashing education’s potential will require a ‘push’ for learning, a ‘pull’ for skills and a new ‘pact for education.

Oct 30, 2018

Lebanon Economic Monitor, Fall 2018: De-Risking Lebanon

This issue examines the mounting risk profile for Lebanon against a backdrop of negative local and global factors. It focuses on macro-financial conditions in Lebanon, with a particular focus on central bank activity.

Oct 03, 2018

MENA Economic Monitor, October 2018: A New Economy for the Middle East and ...

MENA countries will have to develop a digital economy. This will require the adoption of new technologies and the provision of “digital public goods”.

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