Take 15: Economics of the Arab Spring: Is Regional Integration MENA’s Best Option? (Video)
Adeel Malik explains why he thinks regional economic integration and a strong private sector are essential to address the economic challenges, such as youth unemployment, facing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Malik, a lecturer in development economics at the University of Oxford, has written on the economics of the Arab spring for both academic publications and the popular press. He will be speaking on the “Economic Fragmentation of the Arab World” at this year’s Middle East Investment Conference, and his session will be streamed live online.
This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 27 February 2013.
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