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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
As Egyptians brace for further increases in living costs, government announces social spending package
Waad Ahmed | Ahead of anticipated austerity measures, Parliament has approved a new social spending package
How to make LE89 bn in fuel subsidies disappear: Egyptians brace for steep price hikes
Waad Ahmed | What will it mean for Egypt to try to meet the 2019 deadline for liberalizing fuel prices?
Escaping the poverty cycle? 3 years of Takaful and Karama
Waad Ahmed | Inflation, limited payout increases and an impeded rollout have marked government subsidy programs
1 year later: How has flotation impacted individuals and investors?
Osman El Sharnoubi | Egypt has seen living standards diminish and experienced a questionable impact on investment
 
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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
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%
Government raises household electricity tariffs by up to 69.2%
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