Emerging Technologies

The MENA countries have fallen into the ‘middle-income trap’. Here’s how they can break out

Incumbent technology firms in the MENA region feel little pressure to innovate due to the high barriers to entry for foreign businesses. Image: REUTERS/TIMA

Rabah Arezki
Chief of Commodities, Research Department, IMF
Rachel Yuting Fan
Economist, Office of the Chief Economist for Middle East and North Africa, World Bank
Ha Minh Nguyen
Economist, Development Research Group
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