Summary: Economic and Political Change in Palestine

IPCRI hosted an "Afternoons with IPCRI" public forum discussion at Haifa University on June 17, 2013 to discuss the state of Palestine’s economy, its prospects of transitioning away from an aid-based economy, and the challenges and implications of such a transition. Present on the panel were Orhan Niksic, Senior Economist from the World Bank for the West Bank and Gaza; Dr. Hisham Awartani, Professor of Economics at An-Najah University; and IPCRI Co-Director Dan Goldenblatt. This is a summary of the discussion.