Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 4 Nov 2020: Rising budget deficits & debt levels in the Middle East/ GCC Require Sustained Fiscal Adjustment

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here As the world awaits results of the US election, oil prices have settled...
4 November, 2020

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 28 Oct 2020: US Presidential elections & impact on the Middle East/ GCC

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here FiveThirtyEight, in its extensive analysis and simulations, favours...
28 October, 2020

Events & Publications

Panelist at the IMF’s MENA Conference "Coping With Covid19", 27 Oct 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi participated as a panelist at the IMF's event related to the Regional Economic Outlook report for the Middle East...
28 October, 2020

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 20 Oct 2020: Expect a Protracted Economic Recovery in Middle East/ GCC

Download a PDF copy of this week’s economic commentary here Fig 1 Global Economic Growth to decline by 44% this year, before...
20 October, 2020

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 13 Oct 2020: PMIs, Mobility & Economic Recovery

Download a PDF copy of this week’s economic commentary here 1Global PMIs, shipping & trade PMIs across the globe were...
13 October, 2020

Events & Publications

"Staring into the Abyss: Where does Lebanon go from here?", Brookings Doha Centre webinar, 17 Aug 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi joined the Brookings Doha Center webinar (held on 17th Aug 2020) for a discussion on the dire political and...
22 August, 2020

Events & Publications

Panelist at the launch of IMF's MENA Regional Economic Outlook, 27 Apr 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi participated as a panelist at the IMF's launch of the Regional Economic Outlook report for the Middle East and...
28 April, 2020

Events & Publications

Panelist at the launch of IMF’s MENA Regional Economic Outlook, 28 Oct 2019

Dr Nasser Saidi participated as a panelist at the IMF's launch of the Regional Economic Outlook report for the Middle East and...
1 November, 2019