By Ali Al-Mawlawi.
Public Payroll Expansion in Iraq: Causes and Consequences
The public payroll in Iraq has grown unchecked since 2003, commensurate with the country’s vastly expanding oil wealth.
With few alternative sources of government income, the state budget’s growth poses worrying questions about whether this ongoing trend can be sustained without risking economic ruin.
The report will be launched at the LSE’s Middle East Centre on Tuesday 3rd December, 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with speakers Ali Al-Mawlawi, Alia Moubayed and Toby Dodge.