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Symposium on Raising Inclusive Economic Growth in Kuwait and other Arab Countries

December 7th, 2016


The IMF Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF), jointly with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), held a symposium on “Raising Inclusive Economic Growth in Kuwait and other Arab Countries” on Wednesday December 7, 2016.

The event was hosted at the Arab Fund’s Headquarters. The panel discussion was moderated by the CEF’s Director Dr. Oussama Kanaan, and included Professor James Robinson of the University of Chicago, whose seminal work on the role of institutions in economic development includes the award-winning book Why Nations Fail, and Professor Adeel Malik of Oxford University, author of highly influential publications on the political economy of the Arab world. The symposium brought to the fore successful economic growth strategies for Kuwait and other Arab countries that benefit all segments of society and take on board future generations’ needs.


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