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Informalization and re-formalization of trade institutions in Syria during the war (2011-2021)

This paper seeks to explain the contradictory dynamics of institutional de-formalization and renormalization through a dynamic model that takes into account the joint impact of war, sanctions, and government policies on institutional transformation in Syria over the period 2011-2021 with a particular focus on the trade sector. The objective of ...

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Syrian Conflict and Health Capabilities

The aim of this paper is to provide an in-depth analysis of the relating dynamics of the Syrian conflict and the public health of the Syrian population. By using a hybrid framework based on capabilities and political economy approaches, it endeavors to distinguish between three examples of overlapping policies and ...

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Conflict Economies in Syria: Roots, Dynamics, and Pathways for Change

The conflict in Syria, now completed its ninth year, has been catastrophic for the Syrian people and is widely recognized as one of the most devastating and intractable conflicts in decades due to its complexity. The conflict has also radically transformed Syria’s economy. In this research paper, we use a ...

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Justice to Transcend Conflict

Impact of Syrian Conflict Report May 2020 This report is part of a series of reports that provide multidimensional analyses of impacts of the armed conflict in Syria during the period 2011- 2019, examining the socioeconomic situation and institutional performance of the country during this time. This report, Justice to ...

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Food Security & Conflict in Syria

To download the english version of the Report: The Syrian Center for Policy Research, an independent, non-profit research institution, launched the “Food Security and Conflict in Syria” report on Tuesday 14 May 2019 in cooperation with the Department of Environmental Health at the Faculty of Public Health Sciences in the ...

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Developing Health Centers and Hospitals Indices for Syria

This report uses the Health Resources and services Availability Mapping System (HeRAMS) database to develop two composite indices – one for health centers and one for hospitals – in order to analyse and assess the health facilities’ performance across time and to evaluate the disparities among regions in the Syria ...

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Syrian Crisis and Subjugating Powers

This brief defines the powers responsible of “squandering humanity” in the Syrian crisis, these powers are internal (tyranny, fanaticism, and fundamentalism), and external including organizations, networks, countries, and groups. Moreover, the brief identifies these powers’ role in suppressing the inspiration of social powers seeking civil liberties, justice, dignity, welfare, and ...

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Social Degradation in Syria

Social Degradation in Syria The Conflict Impact on Social Capital By Syrian Center for Policy Research The Social Degradation report explores the impact of the armed conflict in Syria on social relations. It uses the concept of social capital as an approach to analyzing trust, cooperation, and shared values. The ...

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Forced Dispersion, Syrian Human Status: The Demographic Report 2016

The Forced Dispersion Report diagnoses population status in Syria before and during the crisis by adopting participatory rights-based approach. The report re-estimates key pre crisis demographic indicators, which allows for different understanding of the population challenges. During the crisis, and based mainly on the Population Status Survey 2014, which was ...

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