Tag Archives | Professor Frank Gunter

Video: Prof. Frank Gunter discusses his New Book on Iraq

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): Professor Frank Gunter of Lehigh University gave a webinar on the recently published 2nd edition of his book -- 'The political economy of Iraq, restoring balance in a post-conflict Society' -- interviewed by Lizzie Porter, Senior correspondent at Iraq Oil Report, for the IBBC. In a wide-ranging talk, […]

New Book: The Political Economy of Iraq

The Political Economy of Iraq: Restoring Balance in a Post-Conflict Society (Second Edition) by Frank R. Gunter, Published by Edward Elgar, October 2021   "Frank Gunter has written the definitive account in English of the contemporary Iraqi economy...Following a brief history and overview, chapters cover social indicators, corruption, macroeconomic policy, state-owned enterprises, entrepreneurship, oil, agriculture, […]

IBBC's Autumn Conference - Open for Business Engagement

IBBC's Autumn conference is back with a bang and open for business engagement. On 22nd November this year the overarching conference topic is looking to the future with 'sustainability'- whether in terms of energy and renewables, the Iraqi economy and its diversification, or sustaining finance, logistics and training. Underpinning much of this is the application […]

IBBC launches New Paper on Corruption in Iraq

Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) seminar to launch Professor Frank Gunter's publication on Corruption in Iraq: Corruption Worse Than ISIS: Causes and Cures for Iraqi Corruption In a well-attended online seminar, with leading International and Iraqi businesses, Embassy officials and media, Professor Frank Gunter outlined some of the key points in his paper on Corruption in […]

IBBC Webinar: Causes and Cures for Iraqi Corruption

Corruption Worse Than ISIS: Causes and Cures for Iraqi Corruption The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is delighted to invite you to the public launch of Professor Frank Gunter's new paper on corruption in Iraq on Monday 26th of April from 1pm - 2pm BST. Following the presentation of the paper there will be comments from […]

Experts discuss fate of the Iraqi Dinar

By John Lee. At a webinar hosted by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) yesterday, a team of experts presented and discussed their insights on the Iraqi government's recent White Paper, and on the challenges and opportunities facing the country. On the subject of the Iraqi currency, Frank Gunter, Professor of Economics at Lehigh University, […]

IBBC hosts Panel to review the Govt's first 3 mths

On Monday 10th August-a distinguished online panel of academics and an IBBC advisory panel reviewed the GOI's approach to decisions and progress. Dr Munqith Dagher-senior associate at CSIS and CEO of IIACSS, gave a new revealing and informative presentation on public perceptions of the new GOI, and its future prospects and opportunities. Dr Rana Khalid, […]

Iraq 2020: A Country at the Crossroads

Members of the IBBC Advisory Council have published a paper entitled 'Iraq 2020: A country at the crossroads'. The purpose of this extensive paper is to provide insight and advice to the new Iraqi Government. It particularly focuses on the political and economic backdrop to the country, with analysis and solutions from a private sector perspective. The […]

Iraq: Asking the Right Questions about Civil Disorder

By Professor Frank R. Gunter, for the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Professor Gunter, a Senior Fellow in the FPRI's Program on the Middle East, is a Professor of Economics at Lehigh University, and a […]