Policy Viewpoints

The Egyptian Economy in Retrospect and Future Prospects

Publication Number: ECES-PVP32-E/A

August, 2012

Author : Magda Kandil

Type : Policy Viewpoints

Egypt is at a crossroads. A new government has been formed following the first presidential election post the January 25 revolution. The government’s priority has been focused on positioning Egypt back on the road to recovery following significant losses the economy has suffered during the transition period. To that end, it has become necessary to articulate an economic vision toward helping fulfill the growing expectations for a better future post political transformation.