Why Russia’s Economy Is Holding On

Despite predictions of doom for the heavily sanctioned Russian economy, nearly two months into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, his country’s oil exports to Europe and other have actually risen, and its financial sector is so far avoiding a serious liquidity crisis. Read More Here

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Developing economies must act now to dampen the shocks from the Ukraine conflict

The war in Ukraine could not have come at a worse time for the global economy—when the recovery from the pandemic-induced contraction had begun to falter, inflation was surging, central banks in the world’s largest economies were gearing up to hike interest rates, and financial markets were gyrating over a formidable constellation of uncertainties. Read More Here

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The MBS Economy

The country’s leadership has come to understand that the kingdom’s old model, based primarily on an oil-funded welfare state and rigid gender segregation, is no longer sustainable. Read More Here

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