Tag Archives: Economic Crisis

Egyptians resort to drugs to deal with unemployment “A study by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed that Egyptians spent LE13.8 billion on drugs in 2011, which is equivalent to 38.4 percent of the Suez Canal … Continue reading

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Doctors Strike Committee Demand ban on Government Officials using Private Hospitals “In response to a speech máde by military chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi urging doctors to ‘give without waiting for return’, a committee responsible for organizing ongoing doctors’ strikes demanded that … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Economy and the Fall of the Beblawi Government “The unexpected resignation of the entire interim cabinet of Egypt on February 24 should serve as a reminder of just how acute and intricate the economic crisis is that faces the … Continue reading

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Orthodox economists have failed their own market test “Any other profession that had proved so spectacularly wrong and caused such devastation would surely be in disgrace. You might even imagine the free-market economists who dominate our universities and advise governments … Continue reading

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