Other Resources

Socioeconomic Conditions:

Political Situation:

  • CIA World Factbook: Type of government (autocracy or monarchy), significance of oil reserves, number of political parties. permitted in each country, nature of the countries’ legislative bodies (elected or appointed).
  • Freedom House country rating: civil liberties, political rights, and overall freedom.
  • 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index from Transparency International.
  • 2016 Global Peace Index Score from the Institute for Economics and Peace.
  • 10 Years of Arab Youth Survey: A Decade of Hopes and Fears.
  • Arab Barometer: Insight on social, political, and economic attitudes and values across the Arab world.

Technological Connectivity:

Impact of Civil Society:

Economic Reporting Tools: