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Adeel Malik

Adeel Malik

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Adeel Malik is Associate Professor of Development Economics and Globe Fellow in the Economies of Muslim Societies at the University of Oxford.

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  1. A Tale of Two Middle Easts
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    A Tale of Two Middle Easts

    Sep 12, 2022 Adeel Malik shows how surging commodity prices have had sharply different effects across the region.

  2. How Foreign Powers Could Break Lebanon’s Gridlock
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    How Foreign Powers Could Break Lebanon’s Gridlock

    Jun 15, 2022 Jamal Ibrahim Haidar & Adeel Malik explain how elite failure and global inaction are compounding the country’s economic meltdown.

  3. Shelter from the Middle East’s Perfect Storm
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    Shelter from the Middle East’s Perfect Storm

    Apr 21, 2020 Bassem Awadallah & Adeel Malik show why the Arab world must abandon old models, overcome internal discord, and forge a new regional order.

  4. Turkish Democracy’s Secret Weapon
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    Turkish Democracy’s Secret Weapon

    Jul 26, 2016 Adeel Malik thinks the middle class will keep the post-coup crackdown in check.

  5. Escaping the Middle East’s Violence Trap
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    Escaping the Middle East’s Violence Trap

    May 21, 2015 Adeel Malik & Bassem Awadallah explain why economic cooperation will be necessary for political stability in the region.

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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

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    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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    The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis

    Seth Berkley & Werner Hoyer explain why global leaders must urgently introduce equitable pandemic-response mechanisms.
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    Rishi Sunak’s Daunting Challenge

    Chris Patten urges the UK prime minister to join the battle for the soul of the Conservative Party after a disastrous year.
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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell urges European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.

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