EMEA webinar report: Fragile States post COVID-19: What Stabilization Policies?

The EMEA webinar “Fragile States post COVID-19: What Stabilization Policies?” discussed the increased fragility in the Middle East and Africa particularly in the context of COVID-19, while addressing the political economy issues and corruption, and provided avenues for stabilisation policies anchored in fiscal policy, trust, governance, and private sector involvement.

AGENDA Moderator: Prof. Rym Ayadi, President, Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and Professor at the Business School (Former CASS), City University of London Panellist(s): Ralph Chami, Assistant Director, International Monetary Fund and member of EMEA Advisory Board Raphael Espinoza, Deputy Division Chief, International Monetary Fund and University of Oxford Prof. Robert Klitgaard, Professor, Claremond Graduate University, USA Prof. Thomas Risse, Professor, Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany Mario Mansour, Director, Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Centre, International Monetary Fund Daouda Sembene, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Global Development, USA Discussant (s): Cinzia Alcidi, Director of Research, Head of the Economic Policy Unit at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Belgium. The webinar was organised by the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA and took place on Thursday 25 March at 15:00​ CET on Zoom. Video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhEdW_j9H3c Webinar Report