Khalid Ikram: Egypt's Economic Crisis
This week on Babel, Jon Alterman breaks down Egypt's economic crisis with Khalid Ikram, a veteran economist and consultant for over a dozen major international development organizations. They talk about the Egyptian military’s role in the economy and how Egyptian policymakers can alleviate the current crisis. Then, Jon continues the conversation with Will Todman and Leah Hickert, discussing how other governments in the region handle their economies in comparison to Egypt.
- Transcript, “Khalid Ikram: Egypt's Economic Crisis,” CSIS, October 3, 2023.