Oil Price Dynamics and Energy Transitions in the Middle East and North Africa: Economic Implications and Structural Reforms
1st MENA Energy Economics Conference : “Oil price dynamics and energy transitions in the Middle East and North Africa: Economic implications and structural reforms".
ESCWA is co-organizing the 1st MENA Energy Economics Conference in partnership with The Institute of Financial Economics at the American University of Beirut and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.
The conference aims to bring together academics, policymakers, and practitioners to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the oil price fluctuations and the changing energy structure in MENA countries to come up with key policy recommendations that can help mitigate negative impacts and ensure a smooth energy transition.
The theme of the conference is “Oil price dynamics and energy transitions in the Middle East and North Africa: Economic implications and structural reforms” and will focus on:
- Oil prices and the macroeconomy: GDP growth, financial markets, trade
- Energy and environmental policies: subsidies, taxes, renewable energy, climate change mitigation and adaptation
- Energy transition: energy mix, new oil discoveries, nuclear energy, new technologies, national strategies