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Scaling up Job Creation: An Interview with 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...

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...

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...

Opinions on Iraqi Federalism: Structural Construction & Resource Sharing

In June, we asked two experts to discuss the current state of play of Iraqi federalism, in the context of past disputes and the...

Iraq Business Perspectives (Part 2): Iraq’s Untapped Financial Market & Iraqisation

In the second part of our series on Iraq’s business environment and investment climate, we hear more diverse views from two professionals working in...

Iraq Business Perspectives (Part 1): Internet Infrastructure & Stock Market Modernisation

Through May, we spoke to experts working in different sectors in Iraq, to hear their views on challenges and opportunities in the country in...

Exploring Tech in Iraq: ‘Hackasuly – Promoting tech literacy for a...

The following article was originally published by the Iraq Britain Business Council, as part of an ongoing collaboration between the Iraq Energy Institute and...

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