Economic Implications for the Region and World Oil Market

  • Eliyahu Kanovsky


Analyses of the Iran-Iraq War have focused mainly on its political, strategic, and military ramifications. This chapter will focus on the war’s impact on the economies of the belligerent countries, on other Middle Eastern economies, and on world oil markets.


Saudi Arabia Current Account Neutral Zone Military Expenditure Military Spending 
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