Archive | Amer K Hirmis

Will Oil Price Crash the Iraqi Economy?

By Dr Amer K. Hirmis. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will crashing oil prices mean the collapse of Iraq's economy? No. Will the Iraqi economy (and people) suffer? Yes, a great deal... Since the crash in Iraqi oil prices from US$61.0 […]

Private Sector Investment - What Strategy for the next PM?

By Dr Amer K. Hirmis. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Private sector investment in Iraq -   What strategy for the next Prime Minister? Iraq is in turmoil.  The protests of the Iraqi youth, which started on October 1st 2019, are […]

"Doing Business 2020 – Iraq" Report: A Critique

By Dr Amer K. Hirmis. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. World Bank’s ‘Doing Business 2020 – Iraq’ report: A Critique The World Bank published ‘Doing Business 2020– Iraq’ report (henceforth WB2020), on September 24 2019, amid tumultuous political and economic events […]