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Waad Ahmed
Waad holds a degree in economics and management from the University of London's International Programmes. She also attended the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime transport in Alexandria. Waad has worked for a number of local English-language news outlets. read more
Could the Turkish lira crisis hit Egypt?
Waad Ahmed | Will emerging markets, including Egypt's, be hit by a contagion?
People, the government and businessmen: Who drafts the budget and who stands to benefit?
Waad Ahmed | A discussion on how a more transparent and participatory budget can promote economic justice
How oil hedging could allow Egypt to lift fuel subsidies despite rising international prices
Waad Ahmed | Hedging could allow Egypt to continue austerity measures without leaving the local market vulnerable
State budget favors wealthy as lower-income groups continue to disproportionately shoulder tax burden
Waad Ahmed | Parliament passed Egypt’s state budget for the fiscal year 2018/9, which will begin in July, on Tuesday.
As Egyptians brace for further increases in living costs, government announces social spending package
Waad Ahmed | Ahead of anticipated austerity measures, Parliament has approved a new social spending package
How to make LE89 bn in fuel subsidies disappear: Egyptians brace for steep price hikes
Waad Ahmed | What will it mean for Egypt to try to meet the 2019 deadline for liberalizing fuel prices?
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