Economy

EU Should Play Major Role in Syria Reconstruction

EU Should Play Major Role in Syria Reconstruction

The EU should use its economic leverage in order to shape the post-conflict environment and mitigate the suffering of civilians.

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Liberalization and Conflict in the Syrian Economy

Liberalization and Conflict in the Syrian Economy

Overall, Syria’s economic resilience can be attributed to three factors: its former economic measures, the role of political allies and the economic measures undertaken during the conflict.

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The Syrian Business Elite: Patronage Networks and War Economy

The Syrian Business Elite: Patronage Networks and War Economy

A socially responsible economic strategy is central to the Syrian transition. The fact that the Syrian opposition has not yet embarked in a critical debate of Syria’s future political economy has jeopardized their legitimacy and deprived the Syrian business elite of a chance to reconsider their own practices and contribute to Syria’s transition towards a better future.

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