A Sustainable Economy for the Arab World

Published On 07/13/2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017

In recent decades, millions of people in the Arab world have been lifted out of extreme poverty. But progress is now at risk of slowing, or even reversing, owing to a vicious circle of economic failure and violent disorder. To prevent such an outcome, Arab countries must move fast to build a more sustainable economy, underpinned by greater private-sector creativity and vitality, improved public services, and the creation of regional and global public goods.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/mena-region-sustainable-economy-by-mahmoud-mohieldin-2017-06

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