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World Bank Country Economic Memorandum Team Response to IEN Published Paper by Dr. Hirmis

To the esteemed editors of the Iraq Economist Network,

We have read with great interest the paper published on your network’s website on March 8, 2021 and entitled “World Bank’s assessment is flawed Manufacturing is viable in Iraq!” by Dr. Amer K. Hirmis. We would like to provide some of comments for clarification in response to some of the ideas put forward by the paper.

First, we would like to thank the author of the paper for taking time to read and comment on our report “Breaking out of Fragility: A Country Economic Memorandum for Diversification and Growth in Iraq”. Indeed, World Bank (WB) reports are written with the spirit of knowledge exchange as well as for stirring healthy and informed public debate over economic and social policies in our client countries.

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WB team response to IEN published paper by Dr. Hirmis

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