Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 15 Jul 2021: Covid19 cases, vaccination & beyond (MENA & UAE) + Saudi-Omani cooperation

Weekly Insights 15 Jul 2021: Covid19 cases, vaccination & beyond (MENA & UAE) + Saudi-Omani cooperation 1 Covid19...
15 July, 2021

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 29 Apr 2021: India’s exponential rise in Covid19 cases – spillovers into the UAE?

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here 1 As cases continue to surge in India, pace of global recovery comes...
29 April, 2021

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 22 Apr 2021: GCC: Oil-dependence & Path to Climate Resilience

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here 1 Oman: 4th GCC nation to implement VAT Oman introduced 5% VAT on...
22 April, 2021

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 15 Apr 2021: Will Middle East’s growth prospects be vulnerable to external debt levels & limited fiscal room?

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here   The IMF issued its latest Regional Economic Outlook for the...
15 April, 2021

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 4 Feb 2021: A Covid19 Balancing Act – Cases, Vaccinations & Economic Activity

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here   1 Covid19 cases rise in the Middle East & so do...
4 February, 2021

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 28 Jan 2021

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here   1 Global Recovery in 2021, albeit divergent & uncertain...
28 January, 2021

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 21 Jan 2021: Uncertainty & Risks on one hand and Vaccinations on the other

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here   1 Global Uncertainty Drops, but Economic Policy Uncertainty...
21 January, 2021

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

Events & Publications

Role of Governments and Private Sector Players in accelerating Climate Finance in the Arab States, CEBC-UNDP webinar, 31 Aug 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi offered the introductory remarks during the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) - UNDP Regional Hub (based in...
2 September, 2020

Events & Publications

"The Economic Consequences of COVID-19 & Impact on Clean Energy", CEBC webinar, 6 May 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi's presentation titled "The Economic Consequences of COVID-19 & Impact on Clean Energy" was part of the Clean...
7 May, 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

"MENA Corporate Governance: a steep path to improvement & reform", Presentation at the Oman Center for Governance and Sustainability Annual Corporate Governance conference, 5 Dec 2019

Dr Nasser Saidi participated as a speaker at the the Oman Center for Governance and Sustainability's annual Corporate Governance...
15 December, 2019

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

Events & Publications

MENA-OECD Working Group on Investment and Trade meeting, 27-28 Nov 2018

Dr Nasser Saidi participated in the MENA-OECD Working Group on Investment and Trade meeting held over 27-28 Nov 2018 at Dead Sea,...
29 November, 2018

Reports & papers

White Paper on "Taxation, Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products and Finance of Terrorism in the Middle East"

The Executive Summary of the White Paper titled "Taxation, Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products and Finance of Terrorism in the...
27 July, 2015

Reports & papers

Marginalisation, Discrimination & the Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs in MENA

Click here to download the presentation given at the University of Chicago Booth Conference on MENA Women...
17 January, 2013
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