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Egypt: Political Transition vs. Economic Challenges?


  • Marek Dabrowski


The revolutionary events of January and February 2011 opened the door for democratic transition in Egypt, but the road to a stable and sustainable democracy will be long and full of challenges. However, the macroeconomic environment post-revolution has become increasingly worrying as a result of past fiscal and monetary imbalances, revolution-induced shocks and unstable politics. This inability to address pressing economic challenges may hurt the nascent and fragile Egyptian democracy.

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  • Marek Dabrowski, 2011. "Egypt: Political Transition vs. Economic Challenges?," CASE Network E-briefs 07, CASE-Center for Social and Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:sec:ebrief:1107

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    Egypt; political transtion; Economy;

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