Economic Interdependency and Conflict

Objectives: The main aim of the project is to help the research community and policy makers to gain a better understanding of the relationship between economic interdependence and conflict in the context of the Arab world. The final report will consist of four chapters focusing on, respectively: i) overview of what does the literature tell us on the relationship between  economic interdependence and conflict management, ii) investigation of the impact of enhanced economic interdependence on conflict management, iii) investigation of the impact of conflict on economic interdependence, and iv) exploration of institutions and their role in enhancing economic interdependence and lessening conflict management.

Funding: Economic Research Forum for Arab Countries, Iran and Turkey (ERF)
Coordinator: Ahmed Ghoneim, Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, ERF, FEMISE, and CASE