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Jihad Azour

Jihad Azour

Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund

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Governance and Anti-corruption Reforms in MENA are Indispensable to Spur a Strong, Inclusive Recovery

The COVID-19 health and economic crisis underscores, as few other major events in modern history hav

Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste

Now is the time to address vulnerabilities in the Middle East and Central Asia’s emerging economies

Building A Joint Economic Future in the Maghreb

In 1989, exactly 30 years ago, all five Maghreb countries of Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and

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