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Panel Discussion “A Global Economic System in Turmoil: What is at Stake for the MENA region?” with K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes participated in a panel discussion A Global Economic System in Turmoil: What is at Stake for the MENA region?“, on 17 May 2021 that was part of the plenary session of the ERF 27th Annual Conference.

Together with Mahmoud Mohieldin (Executive Director, International Monetary Fund), Hala Elsaid (Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Egypt), Mounir Tabet (Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations ESCWA) and Ibrahim Elbadawi (former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Sudan), they discussed the implications of the dual shock, the COVID-19 pandemic and the oil shock, for the Middle East and North African region, its implications for the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as the various policies needed to navigate these unprecedented shocks and move forward despite the uncertainties the region is facing.

You can view the discussion here

Blog “How do Businesses Deal with Uncertainty Effectively?” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes wrote a new blog “How do Businesses Deal with Uncertainty Effectively?” on 13 April 2021. In this blog he discusses different types of uncertainty businesses face and how climate change will be the next global extreme uncertainty entrepreneurs and businesses around the world will have to face. The blog can be found here Continue Reading

Panel discussion “Why has it taken so long to take climate change seriously?” with K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes took part in the panel discussion “Why has it taken so long to take climate change seriously?” with Rob Doubleday (CSaP), Steve Evans (Institute for Manufacturing), Fred Pearce (freelance author), and  Zoë Svendsen (Faculty of English). It was held on 28 March 2021 and was part of Cambridge Festival.  You can view the… Continue Reading

Presentation “The Volatility Curse: A Long-Term Perspective” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes took part in the panel on the Economics of the Dual Shock in MENA (COVID-19 and the collapse in oil prices) on 12 May 2020 where he presented “The Volatility Curse: A Long-Term Perspective“. The disccussion was part of the ERF-World Bank Webinar series. The complete webinar can be found here  with Kamiar’s… Continue Reading

K. Mohaddes quoted in international news outlets

Kamiar Mohaddes and his paper “Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis”  was quoted in several international news outlets, including Bloomberg, Fox News, Washington Post, Market Watch, Hindustan Times, Reuters, Business Green, CNBC, The Straits Times, EcoWatch, IFLScience, Think Progress, New York Post, RTE and the Financial Times. The paper was also highlighted by the University of Cambridge Research News Dr. Mohaddes… Continue Reading

Book “Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies” edited and contributed by K. Mohaddes, J. Nugent and H. Selim

The book “Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies”, edited by Kamiar Mohaddes (EPRG Associate Researcher), Jeffrey B. Nugent (University of Southern California) and Hoda Selim (International Monetary Fund), has been published by Oxford University Press in May 2019. In addition to editing the book, Kamiar Mohaddes also co-authored the following chapters: Chapter 1.… Continue Reading

Presentation “Oil Revenue Volatility, Sanctions and Mismanagement: Lessons from Iran” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes gave a presentation ” Oil Revenue Volatility, Sanctions and Mismanagement: Lessons from Iran” at the International Iranian Economic Association’s (IIEA) Sixth International Conference on the Iranian Economy in Naples, Italy, hosted by the University of Naples “L’Orientale” on 16-17 May, 2019 | PDF Continue Reading

Presentation “Volatility, Macroeconomic Policy and Institutions in Resource-Rich Economies” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes gave a presentation “Volatility, Macroeconomic Policy and Institutions in Resource-Rich Economies” at the Workshop on Macroeconomic Stability and Diversification in Oil-based Economies organized by King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), in Riyadh on 16 April 2019 | PDF   Continue Reading

Presentation “Volatility and Macroeconomic Policy in the Middle East & North Africa Region” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes gave a presentation “Volatility and Macroeconomic Policy in the Middle East & North Africa Region” at the Symposium on “The World Economic Outlook: Implications for Kuwait and the MENA Region” hosted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD)… Continue Reading

Presentation “Oil Price Volatility, Climate Change Uncertainty, and Macroeconomic Policy” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes, EPRG Associate Researcher, gave a presentation “Oil Price Volatility, Climate Change Uncertainty, and Macroeconomic Policy” at ERF Conference “The New Normal in the Global Economy: Challenges and Prospects for MENA”, in Cairo, Egypt, on 9 July 2018 | PDF   You can also view the presentation here  Continue Reading

K. Mohaddes quoted in Albawaba News

Kamiar Mohaddes was quoted in the article “This is ‘Winning’? Ending the Iran Deal is Alienating European Allies & Strengthening the Yuan” by Eleanor Beevor, on Albawaba News, on 14 May 2018. The interview covers his views on the likely impact on Iran’s oil exports following President Trump’s withdraw from JCPOA and unilateral sanctions by the… Continue Reading

K. Mohaddes quoted in Albawaba News

Kamiar Mohaddes was quoted in the article “Reneging on the Nuclear Deal Will Isolate America, Empower China, and Distance Europe” by Eleanor Beevor, on Albawaba News, on 28 February 2018. The article also makes a reference of Kamiar’s work “Country-Specific Oil Supply Shocks and the Global Economy: A Counterfactual Analysis” that was written together with… Continue Reading

Presentation “Oil Prices and the Global Economy: Is It Different This Time Around?” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes, EPRG Associate Researcher, gave a presentation “Oil Prices and the Global Economy: Is It Different This Time Around?” at the Conference on “Arab Oil Exporters: Coping with a New Global Oil Order”, at the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development on 26-27 November 2017 in Kuwait | PDF   Continue Reading

Presentation “Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Dampen the Negative Effects of Commodity Price Volatility?” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes, EPRG Associate Researcher, gave a presentation “Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Dampen the Negative Effects of Commodity Price Volatility?” at the Workshop on New Perspectives on Political Economy of the Middle East that took place at the University of Oxford on 27-28 October 2017 | PDF    Continue Reading

Article “Implications of the current low oil prices for MENA countries” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes and Mehdi Raissi published an article “Implications of the current low oil prices for MENA countries” on Economic Research Forum website, on 9 October 2017 ‘Oil importers in the region should not overestimate the positive impact of the decline in oil prices on their economies given considerable uncertainty about the persistence of lower oil… Continue Reading

Policy Brief “The US Shale Oil Revolution Requires Major Reforms in the Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks and Institutions in the MENA Region” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes, EPRG Associate Researcher, published a policy brief “The US Shale Oil Revolution Requires Major Reforms in the Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks and Institutions in the MENA Region” at the Economic Research Forum. The brief is available online Continue Reading

K. Mohaddes quoted in “Pouring Oil on Troubled Stock Markets”, Financial Times, 27 January 2016

Kamiar Mohaddes was quoted in an article “Pouring Oil on Troubled Stock Markets“, published by David Sheppard and Neil Hume in Financial Times on 27 January 2016. “People are seeing the impact of a massive oversupply of oil in the price and perceiving it as coming from the demand side, ” – K. Mohaddes The full… Continue Reading

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