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Have the IMF’s promises to Egyptians come true?
Beesan Kassab | The IMF did not only promise growth, it also promised inclusive, job-rich growth.
Sources: Officials delayed survey results showing Egyptians face highest poverty rate since 2000
The survey results show 32.5% of Egyptians live below the poverty line, the highest rate in decades
Some people prefer working in the shadows
Osman El Sharnoubi | The state approaches the issue as a strictly binary one leading to a simplified view of the economy
The government wants to reduce its debt. Will its new strategy work?
Osman El Sharnoubi | The plan is to reduce short-term debt obligations and avoid paying billions in interest each year
Could the Turkish lira crisis hit Egypt?
Waad Ahmed | Will emerging markets, including Egypt's, be hit by a contagion?