Posted by: mulrickillion | September 25, 2011

After the Arab Spring: What’s Next for the Economies of the Middle East and North Africa

Brookings Institution, Sept 23, 2011 —

Event Summary

With many countries in the Arab world experiencing popular protests and regime change, much of the focus of the international community and media has been the region’s political transition from autocratic rule to democracy. However, the economic transition that many of these countries now face is also critical for the future growth and development of their economies and the prosperity and well-being of their citizens. The international community and Arab leaders must now closely examine what reforms these countries need to take on in order to ensure an economic transition that creates jobs, attracts investment and turns these nations into globally competitive economies. . . .

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After the Arab Spring: What’s Next for the Economies of the Middle East and North Africa – Brookings Institution

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