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Economics Middle East/North Africa Special Reports

Saudi Arabia’s new economy: Projecting power in an unstable region

Part 3 of our special series on Saudi 2.0 assesses the outlook for economic reforms, and whether regional conflicts will put everything at risk.

Economics Middle East/North Africa Special Reports

Saudi Arabia’s new economy: Insider’s view

GRI presents a 3-part series on risks and opportunities in the Kingdom. Our first post examines the the top sectors ripe for investment.

Economics Natural resources and energy South and Central Asia Special Reports

Special Report: Grasberg mine talks signal Indonesia’s strengthening resolve

Despite issues concerning the Indonesian government’s divestment plans for Papua’s Grasberg mine, there are growing signs that Indonesia will get its way.

Economics North America

Trump isn’t the only factor that could derail NAFTA

Late-2018 presidential elections in Mexico and congressional elections in the United States could jeopardize the future of NAFTA.

Asia Pacific Economics

Modi’s consolidation of power comes with opportunities for reform

Since Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in 2014 the BJP has rapidly consolidated power, giving him the ability to enact substantial reforms.

Economics Special Reports

Special Report: Brexit’s impact on the energy sector

Brexit raises significant questions for the EU’s internal energy market and UK energy security, including in the North Sea.

Asia Pacific Economics

Challenges for China: The path towards a knowledge economy

Despite the presence of structural challenges, a knowledge economy does not seem likely to lead to the stability of China and may lead to further growth.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Egypt’s looming concerns: violent unrest and a fragile economy

Egypt’s economy has garnered the attention of the IMF. Investments are facing risks from the escalating violence and increasing prices hamper.

Economics North America

A big financial mistake: The economic implications of repealing DACA

President Donald Trump has moved toward repealing the DACA law in order to fulfill a promise to the base that elected him in 2016.

Asia Pacific Economics

Are the “Asian Tigers” hamstrung by hidden flaws?

Despite years of high economic growth, Asia faces serious challenges, which will push many key Asian nations towards instability.