Opinions on Sustainable Development: Ewout Frankema

In our current series on job creation strategies - titled "Towards Sustainable Job Creation in Iraq", we have been particularly keen to speak with...

Residential Electricity Subsidies in Iraq: Exploring Options for Reform

For almost a year, Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) fellows, researchers and staff have been devising a reform roadmap, with policy recommendations, that aims to...

More Than A Green Economy: The promise of Distributed Energy in...

With the ongoing COVID-2019 crisis causing global economic chaos, there will be more focus on resilience for electricity supplies in developed and developing countries....

Missing the long game: Washington’s high-risk energy diplomacy in Iraq

Washington’s foreign relations in the Middle East are often characterized by ebb and flow, tracking the region’s dynamic politics. But when it comes to...

Iraq In the Time of Corona: After ISIS, An Unwelcome Hydra-Headed...

Comprising 93% of fiscal budgetary revenues, 60% of GDP and 99% of exports, oil is indisputably the lifeblood of Iraq’s economy. The gravity of...

Short Term Goals for a Job Creation Strategy in Iraq

Job creation in Iraq has been a difficult undertaking for the Government of Iraq (GoI) as the country’s population of 38.43 million (as of...

Overview of Iraq’s Renewable Energy Progress in 2019

Iraq has been endowed by vast oil and gas reserves but the country also has one of the most attractive solar irradiation levels in...

Private Sector Job Creation: the Cornerstone of International Development in Iraq

An often-repeated statistic about Iraq’s labour market is that at least 500,000 Iraqis enter the job market annually. This is similar to the crisis...

Call for Submissions: Towards Sustainable Job Creation in Iraq

Extending until the end of 2020, Iraq Energy Institute is pleased to announce running a series of monthly articles on sustainable job creation at...

Challenges of Oil & Gas Megaprojects

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