The current low oil price environment, in part driven by the US shale oil revolution, has important macroeconomic implications for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This column reports research evidence on its likely impact on both oil-exporting and oil-importing countries in the region.
Kamiar MohaddesUniversity of Cambridge
Kamiar Mohaddes is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow in Economics at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He is an ERF Research Fellow, and serves as its Thematic Co-Leader for the macroeconomics theme. His main areas of research are macroeconomics, global and national macroeconometric modelling, and energy economics. His research has been published in edited volumes and leading journals, and has been covered in major international news outlets. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge.