FEMISE MED BRIEF no11 : “External and internal imbalances in South Mediterranean countries”


The FEMISE Policy Brief series MED BRIEF aspires to provide Forward Thinking for the EuroMediterranean region. The briefs contain succinct, policy-oriented analysis of relevant EuroMed issues, presenting the views of FEMISE researchers and collaborators to policy-makers.

The eleventh issue of MED BRIEF “External and internal imbalances in South Mediterranean countries” is available by clicking here.


Dr Doaa Salman (MSA, Egypt) and Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis (LSE, UK)

This MED brief provides insights on the medium and the long term consequences of the external and internal imbalances in the South Mediterranean (South Med) countries over the period of the last twenty years, trying to identify the main areas of macroeconomic imbalance in these countries and the key aggregates which seem to drive wider developments in their macroeconomic and fiscal positions.

The list of FEMISE MED BRIEFS is available here.

The policy brief has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union within the context of the FEMISE program. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of the authors and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.