Beesan Kassab's Articles

How much did crony capitalism cost Egypt under former president Hosni Mubarak? Beesan Kassab sifts the evidence

The decline in oil prices will relieve the pressure on Egypt’s budget, but can it be sustainable?

Two years after the passage of Egypt’s Civil Service Law, many employees feel their lives have taken a turn for the worse

Recent figures show that Egypt’s foreign debt has been increasing, adding to its spiralling servicing costs

Egypt could institute a limited basic income policy in order to avoid problems with traditional cash transfer programmes

Beesan Kassab analyses how Egypt has been faring in the current emerging markets crisis compared to where it stood during the world financial crisis in 2008

Egypt’s history of privatising public-sector companies has not always been bright

Beesan Kassab looks at what is expected from the new members of the government’s economic team

With the signing into law of Egypt’s new healthcare act, attention is turning to the profits that may be awaiting investors