Events & Publications

“Digitalization and the Future of Global Economy”: Panelist at the 8th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate, 14 Nov 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi joined as a panelist in the session titled "Digitalization and the Future of Global Economy", at the Eight Annual...
16 November, 2021

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 19 Aug 2021: Charts on Global Trade Recovery + Tourism in the Middle East + Fiscal deficits in Bahrain & Kuwait + Consumer & Producer Prices in Saudi Arabia

Weekly Insights 19 Aug 2021: Charts of the Week (Global Trade Recovery + Middle East’s Tourism Indicators + Fiscal deficits in...
19 August, 2021

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 6 May 2021: What do PMIs, Consumer Spending & Domestic Credit Tell us about Economic Activity?

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here 1 Manufacturing PMI rises globally; but, widespread vaccination...
6 May, 2021

Events & Publications

"The Middle East after the Pandemic: Surviving the economic shockwave": Panel session, FT Global Boardroom, 12 Nov 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi joined the FT Global Boardroom event on 12th Nov 2020, in the panel session titled "The Middle East after the...
13 November, 2020

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 11 Nov 2020: PMIs & Recovery (?) Indicators in the Middle East/ GCC

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here   PMIs & Recovery () Indicators in the Middle East/ GCC: A...
12 November, 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

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 10 Aug 2020: Lebanon's way forward, PMIs & Mobility, Saudi monetary statistics, Arab FDI

The Beirut blast and its recovery/ reconstruction dominate news in the Middle East Our take on the path for Lebanon’s economic...
10 August, 2020

Economic commentary

Weekly Insights 27 Jul 2020: Charts on the spread of Covid19 in the GCC + Global trade

Charts of the Week 1 Spread of Covid19 in the GCC Most GCC nations have begun a phased re-opening of their economies after being...
27 July, 2020

Events & Publications

"Stability Redefined: Who Authors the Future?", Beirut Institute Summit e-Policy Circle 7, 17 Jun 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi participated in a webinar on 17th June 2020 titled "Stability Redefined: Who Authors the Future" organised by the...
21 June, 2020

Events & Publications

"Prospects for sovereign debt restructuring and access to financing", OMFIF webinar, 4 Jun 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi participated in a webinar on 4th June 2020 titled "Overcoming debt crisis in emerging markets: Prospects for...
9 June, 2020

Events & Publications

Introductory remarks at CEBC’s "ESCO Market in MENA: Challenges vs Opportunities" event, 15 Sep 2019

Dr Nasser Saidi, in his role as the Chairman of the regional Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC), provided the introductory...
18 September, 2019

Events & Publications

"Managing in an Increasingly Turbulent Geopolitical Climate", Opening Keynote at the Corporate Counsel Middle East Forum, 18 Apr 2019

Dr Nasser Saidi gave the opening keynote presentation titled "Managing in an Increasingly Turbulent Geopolitical Climate" at...
21 April, 2019

Events & Publications

"Is a New GCC Emerging? A Geo-Eco-Political Outlook", Closing Keynote at the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East conference, 26 Mar 2019

Dr Nasser Saidi was invited to present the closing keynote at the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East conference held in Dubai...
31 March, 2019

Events & Publications

"AI & the Digital Revolution: Implications for Regional Economies", Keynote at the Order of Engineers & Architects Beirut, 26 Feb 2019

Dr Nasser Saidi was invited to present a keynote at the Order of Engineers & Architects in Beirut on 26th February, 2019...
28 February, 2019

Events & Publications

“Is the Middle East Ready for China?”, Presentation at NUS Middle East Institute Annual conference, Feb 11-12 2019

Dr Nasser Saidi participated in the National University of Singapore(NUS)'s Middle East Institute's annual conference held in...
14 February, 2019
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