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Pitfalls Along Reform Road


Pitfalls Along Reform Road


Written by : Nabil Sukkar Ph.D
Publication : Oxford Business Group - Emerging Syria 2

As encouraging as Syria’s new spirit of reform is, the country faces several inter-related challenges that must be overcome in short order for the reform process to realise its full potential. As I see it, the “economic problem” consists of four major elements: a static production structure and weak growth rate; rising unemployment and income disparity; and inability to compete in the global economy; and rapidly depleting oil reserves.

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