IEN announcement of our fourth webinar in cooperation with the World Bank

The Iraqi Economists Network is pleased to invite you to attend our fourth webinar in cooperation with the World Bank.  A representative of the World Bank will be presenting the new edition of Iraq Economic Monitor, This report is entitled: “Protecting Vulnerable Iraqis in the Time of a Pandemic, The Case for Urgent Stimulus and Economic Reforms” and special focus on “Impacts

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IMF : World Economic Outlook April 2020

The Great Lockdown The COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting high and rising human costs worldwide, and the necessary protection measures are severely impacting economic activity. As a result of the pandemic, the global economy is projected to contract sharply by –3 percent in 2020, much worse than during the 2008–09 financial crisis. In a baseline scenario--which assumes that the p

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