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A Conversation on the Impact of the War in Gaza on MENA Economies with Jihad Azour

March 1, 202422:50

In this interview, Jihad Azour, who leads the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund, provides a detailed analysis of how the war in Gaza affects the economic landscape across the Middle East and North Africa. He explores strategies that regional economies might adopt to lessen these adverse effects. Mr. Azour emphasizes the critical role of increased regional collaboration in today's changing global environment and highlights the significant contributions that women and youth can make to the economic development of the region.

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Middle East Program

The Wilson Center’s Middle East Program serves as a crucial resource for the policymaking community and beyond, providing analyses and research that helps inform US foreign policymaking, stimulates public debate, and expands knowledge about issues in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  Read more