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Series of roundtable meetings to launch the “Socioeconomic roots and impact of the Syrian Crisis”

Four roundtable meetings were conducted in the Syrian Center for Policy Research during three days between 28 and 30 January 2013. The first meeting included members from steering committee of SCPR in addition to a number of socioeconomic experts. The second meeting included academic members, the third one conducted with ...

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“Role of economic Factors in Political Movement: The Syrian Case” (2012)

The political movement, sparked off in Syria in March 2011 with the main demand being political freedoms, is an indication that the society has reached unacceptable stages of institutional, economic and social development. This paper highlights the economic factors affecting such movement from a comprehensive development perspective. Authors Rabie Nasser ...

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Roots of the Crisis

The structural economic, social, and institutional distortions led for Syria to relative decrease in GDP per capita and Human Development Index comparing to a number of Arab countries in addition to Turkey and Malaysia. This has reflected in a frustration among Syrians and particularly among youth.  

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