Publications

Short Term Fixes for Long Lasting Troubles: Why IMF Reforms Won’t Solve Egypt’s (Political) Economic Problems

Economic opening and market-based development have dominated Egypt’s economic policy for the last four decades. The economy has grown, but little has been achieved to improve the economic situation of most Egyptians. In the aftermath of the popular uprising of 2011, the international community, international financial institutions, such as the IMF and Egypt’s creditors have aimed to quickly restore economic growth. This has been done mainly at the expense of real and lasting development for Egyptians. However, as Amr Adly argues in this paper, without understanding and addressing the lasting troubles of the Egyptian economy no real development is possible. If this situation persists, international institutions and foreign donors will be called back to safe the economy – like many times before.

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Department for Middle East and North Africa
FES Berlin
Hiroshimastraße 28
10785 Berlin

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About FES 

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung has a network of eleven country offices in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and implements projects in a total of 14 countries. Some offices, such as Egypt or Sudan, look back at a history of more than 40 years of cooperation.

Offices in the Region

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Events

“Young Leaders for a better future” Young Leaders Academy for Trade Unions

Promotion of youth participation continues: 2nd edition of the Young Leaders Academy for Trade Unions

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From Division to Unity: How to Share Power in the Middle East and Beyond

A regional conference on Power Sharing Arrangements in the Middle East and beyond.

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