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$2 billion dip in foreign currency reserves points to Egypt’s reliance on unsustainable investments
Beesan Kassab | The drop is a sign that the methods Egypt has used to prop up its reserves are unsustainable
On the Egyptian pound, living standards and real estate: An economy forecast for 2019
Mohamed Gad | Economists Ahmed Shams Eddin and Wael Gamal discuss Egypt’s macroeconomic projections for 2019
2 years after the loan agreement: What the IMF failed to anticipate
Beesan Kassab | On November 11, 2016, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Egyptian government finalized a US$12
Looking for the root causes of the potato crisis
Hadeer El-Mahdawy and Nada Arafat | While state figures consider the crisis to be resolved, others see the problem as ongoing
2 years later, how have people’s lives been impacted by the flotation of the Egyptian pound?
Hasnaa Mohamed | If middle-income earners are feeling the squeeze, then how are those with less income faring?
Video | 3 recommendations for Egypt’s economic program
Waad Ahmed | EIPR's three recommendations for Egypt's economic program, as outlined in their new report
Could the Turkish lira crisis hit Egypt?
Waad Ahmed | Will emerging markets, including Egypt's, be hit by a contagion?
People, the government and businessmen: Who drafts the budget and who stands to benefit?
Waad Ahmed | A discussion on how a more transparent and participatory budget can promote economic justice
How oil hedging could allow Egypt to lift fuel subsidies despite rising international prices
Waad Ahmed | Hedging could allow Egypt to continue austerity measures without leaving the local market vulnerable
 
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Opinion
Mohamed Gad
An income spent on daily subsistence
Wage earners are picking up the tab of Egypt’s economic ‘reform’ program
Tarek Ghanem
Opium or coffee? Islam and its relevance in hard times
Is religion numbing Egyptians into acquiescence amid a number of merciless austerity measures?
Amr Adly
The IMF is neither the problem nor the solution
Development does not co-exist naturally with free market policies
 
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News
New pricing mechanism to be applied to 95 octane gasoline in April
Government increases prices for household and commercial gas by up to 75%
PM pledges to double job opportunities in coming year, despite minimal policy changes
Live updates: Government raises transportation costs nationwide following fuel price hikes
Government hikes fuel prices by up to 66.7%
Government raises electricity tariffs for industrial producers by up to 43%
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