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Country Report Tunisia

Political polarization and an upsurge in radicalization make stability maintenance a challenge for Tunisia, while its realization is essential for a recovery of the economy and for restoring the increasing external and fiscal imbalances.

Country Report

Country Update Tunisia

Violent protests and strikes continue in Tunisia and will result in low GDP growth in 2012. Meanwhile, continued unrest will further aggravate the growing external and fiscal imbalances.

Special

Why people rebel: Political risk analysis

The Arab Spring took the world by surprise. In a matter of months, protests spread from Tunisia to almost every country in the Middle East and North Africa. Why do people rebel? What triggers these uprisings? This study looks for answers.

Economic Quarterly Report

Focus: The Arab spring

It's a compelling tale. With wave after wave of protests sweeping through country after country, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) finally appear ready for a democratic, peaceful future. The truth is – obviously – more complicated.

Economic Quarterly Report

De Arabische lente (Dutch)

Het klinkt als een sprookje. Als land na land te maken krijgt met protesten, lijkt het Midden-Oosten en Noord-Afrika eindelijk klaar voor een democratische en vredige toekomst. De werkelijkheid is -uiteraard– veel minder zwartwit.