ISSN: 1817-5880

Keywords : Structural imbalances

The Iraqi economy in light of the rent dominance and the requirements of economic diversification for the period (2003-2015)

Musab Abdel - Thamer Hussein; Salem Abdel-Hassan Risan

Gulf Economist, Volume 33, Issue 34, Pages 117-181

The past decades of the Iraqi economy have proved that the dominance of the oil sector has not been reflected in positive results and no structural changes have taken place in its structure. The increasing reliance on this resource has made the Iraqi economy constantly subject to price fluctuations in world oil markets, which has reflected directly on Economic performance retraction and the exacerbation of the structural imbalances that create a state of economic instability. In fact, the dominance of this oil resource with this degree represents a defect in economic system administration ,therefore it is important to adopt an effective economic policies and strategies to diversify the sources of income and reform the structure of the economic sectors and change their infrastructure.

The Reform Policies and its Impact on Iraqi Economy

Suhad Ahmad Rashid

Gulf Economist, Volume 33, Issue 31, Pages 52-88

The economic recession which has been seen in the end of seventies, led to use the economic reform programmers, especially at the beginning of eighties.
The economic reform is very important to the economies which safer from the recession. The programmers have been used by international Bank, when there is a need to borrow on canceled the debts.
In the shadow of expanding the debts for Iraq which recorded for about(125) billion dollars in 2007,dueto the wars.
There for, Iraq made its best to negotiate with countries to omit its debts in which called (praise club). These counties were asked to carry out economic reform. This has been done by using some economic reform policies. So, this aspects and showing The policies which Iraq has used, especially in making stability in the prices of goods and increasing the rate of economic growth.
In conclusion ,we found that economic reform policies in economic, social, politic and modern processes. It is continuous process and needs to renew all its variables, in order to make new thoughts and values .That is ,to increase the rate of economic growth and raise the living standards of people.