Middle East & North Africa Economics
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Egypt: will falls in the pound trigger a public debt crisis?
The recent falls in the Egyptian pound pose a threat to Egypt’s fragile public debt dynamics but we think that the government will be able to muddle through. The key risk is that the government shifts...
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Middle East and North Africa Economist
James is an Economist in our Emerging Markets team at Capital Economics, specialising in coverage of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). James joined Capital Economics in 2017 and has covered MENA since 2019, in which time his research has included deep dives into the debts of Dubai's government related-entities and the risks facing the Egyptian pound. James is frequently quoted in global and local media, including in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and Arab News. James holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Bath and an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science where his research focused on the historical role of the IMF in Egypt.
Deputy Chief Emerging Markets Economist
Jason Tuvey is our Deputy Chief Emerging Markets Economist, working closely with William Jackson to oversee our coverage of Emerging Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. Jason joined Capital Economics in 2012 and has developed a strong track record in that time. He currently produces our day-to-day research on Mexico and, before that, established himself as one of the world’s foremost analysts of Turkey’s economy and financial markets, winning multiple forecast accuracy awards from Refinitiv, Focus Economics and Consensus Economics. Jason regularly engages with clients to deliver our latest insights on developments in the emerging world. Jason’s research has spanned a wide variety of topics, including debt restructuring talks in Sub-Saharan Africa, economic reforms in Saudi Arabia and the implications of unorthodox policymaking in Turkey. Jason regularly presents to clients and has been widely quoted by the world’s leading media organisations, including the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Bath.
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Middle East Economics Weekly
Dubai GRE debts, Tunisia’s IMF deal, Saudi real estate
Dubai’s economic backdrop has improved markedly in the past year or so and has provided government-related entities with room to breathe in the face of large debt repayments this year, including a $5...