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The latest report discusses economic diversification and environmental policies as key to improving sustainable growth.

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GCC countries have taken a number of steps towards improving women’s access in education, health care and employment.

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Doing Business 2020

The region implemented 35 reforms to ease doing business with 3 countries in the top 10 improvers: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, & Kuwait

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Oct 09, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reaching New Heights: Promoting Fair Competition in the ...

GDP growth is projected to be 0.6% in the region in 2019, a fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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.

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