Return to Protectionism and new Global Economic Crisis

A trade war between the USA and China: could it be a return to protectionism and a prelude to yet a new global economic crisis horizon 2020/2022? Return to Protectionism and a new Global Economic Crisis ? The Chinese president, Xi Jinping, at the World Economic Forum, on January 17, 2017, said addressing the new […]

Climate Change is a global injustice

Climate change is a global injustice. A new study shows why. The US is second only to India when it comes to the economic cost of global warming. By Umair Irfan Sep 26, 2018, 3:40pm EDT   All efforts to fight climate change face the money test: Are the benefits of stopping global warming — […]

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

An IMF blog’s article by Vitor Gaspar and Christine Lagarde dated September 24, 2018, on the United Nations that is to receive shortly a gathering of the World leaders to discuss “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Give Today’s Children a Chance The long road towards development World leaders […]

Sleepwalking towards the next financial crisis?

Sleepwalking towards the next financial crisis? Here are the five biggest risks Nafis Alam, University of Reading Wall Street giant Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on September 15, 2008, triggering the most significant global financial crisis since the great depression. Lehman’s collapse was not triggered in a day but over a much longer period, with […]

The world’s richest countries to date

The FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast for the Middle East & North Africa is the most dependable source of economic information available for the region. You get the essentials of research conducted by the leading economists for MENA within a single publication. This monthly publication gives you a precise picture of both the current state of affairs […]

Currency traffic: or to differentiate two parallel markets

  The purpose of this contribution is to try and pose the real problem of currency traffic: or how to differentiate two parallel markets . We see both the illegal outflows of hard currencies and the quotation of the Dinar (DZD) intimately linked to the difference between its official quotation and that of the informal […]