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 – Zaki Mehchy
Issued by This paper was prepared in cooperation with the Arab Planning Institute in Kuwait, and presented in “Arab Spring Economies” Forum
This paper has been published in the Journal for Development and Economic Policies, Arab planing Institute.