Puzzles and Clues — An Overview

  • Ishac Diwan
  • Ahmed Galal
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


After a long gestation period, finally there was an Arab spring in January 2011, which has since turned into other seasons. Along with the spring came an avalanche of new books on the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). So, do we need one more book on the subject? The short answer is yes, simply because no topic is ever exhausted, and all the more so for an event of that historical significance. Furthermore, there are at least four observations about the region that raise important questions that remain largely unexplained. This volume contributes to a better understanding of these observations.


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  • Ahmed Galal

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