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The Political Economy of Syria: Realities and Challenges

Abstract: 
Despite modest reforms and moderate growth, Syria's political economy confronts a unique set of interconnected problems that cannot be solved simply by prescribing traditional textbook economic policies. Key to resolving Syria's economic dilemmas is the political will to address problems of institutional, legal and administrative reform.
Author: 
Bassam Haddad
Institution: 
Middle East Policy Council
Year: 
2011
Input By: 
Ahmed Almulla
Region(s): 
Industry Focus: 
Service Sector
Other Services
Country: 
Syria
Datatype(s): 
Case Studies
Events