Capitalism

Working Paper
Diwan, Ishac, and Jamal Ibrahim Haidar. “Do Political Connections Reduce Job Creation? Evidence from Lebanon,” Working Paper.
Forthcoming
Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring
Diwan, Ishac, Adeel Malik, and Izak Atiyas. Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring. Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.
2019
Diwan, Ishac, and El Mouhoub Mouhoud. “« La révolte algérienne est bien dans la continuité des “printemps arabes” ».” Le Monde, 2019. Publisher's Version
Diwan, Ishac. “The Challenge of “Normalizing” the Saudi Economy,” 2019. Publisher's Version
Diwan, Ishac. A landing strategy for Saudi Arabia. Project on Middle East Political Science. The Institute for Middle East Studies at the George Washington University, 2019. Publisher's Version
Cammett, Melani, Ishac Diwan, and Andrew Leber. “Is Oil Wealth Good for Private Sector Development?” 2019. Publisher's Version
2018
Diwan, Ishac, Philip Keefer, and Marc Schiffbauer. “Pyramid capitalism: Cronyism, regulation, and firm productivity in Egypt .” The Review of International Organizations (2018): 1–36. Publisher's Version
Inequality, Autonomy and Changein the Arab Region
Diwan, Ishac, and Djavad Salehi-Isfahani. Inequality, Autonomy and Changein the Arab Region. ESCWA, 2018. Publisher's Version
Diwan, Ishac, Zafiris Tzannatos, and Tarik Akin. “Debunking myth: economic values in the Arab Worldthrough the prism of opinion polls.” Middle East Development Journal 10, no. 1 (2018): 31-63. diwan_etal_2018_debunking_myth.pdf
2017
Diwan, Ishac. “The Middle East’s Oil-Price Problem.” Project Syndicate, 2017. Publisher's Version
Diwan, Ishac, Michele Tuccio, and Jackline Wahba. “Diaspora Networks as a Bridge between Civilizations,” 2017. Publisher's Version
1995
Diwan, Ishac, and Lyn Squire. “Private assets and public debts: External finance in a peaceful Middle East.” The Middle East Journal 49, no. 1 (1995): 69-88.
1994
Diwan, Ishac, and Michael Walton. “The economy of the West Bank and Gaza: From dependent to autonomous growth.” Finance & Development, Sep 1994, Vol.31(3), p.2 31, no. 3 (1994): 2-6.
1991
Diwan, Ishac, and Dani Rodrik. “Patents, appropriate technology, and North-South trade.” Journal of International Economics 30, no. 1 (1991): 27-47.
1990
Diwan, Ishac. “Linking trade and external debt strategies.” Journal of International Economics 29, no. 3-4 (1990): 293-310. diwan_-_1990_-_linking_trade_and_external_debt_strategies.pdf
1989
Diwan, Ishac. “Foreign debt, crowding out and capital flight.” Journal of International Money and Finance 8, no. 1 (1989): 121-36. diwan_-_1989_-_foreign_debt_crowding_out_and_capital_flight.pdf