NO. 4


Financial and Banking News

Demography, Debt And Democracy Dominate Economic Thinking

MEES Associate Editor Andrew Cunningham reports from Kuwait on the economicchallenges facing Kuwait nine months after the liberation.

The most fundamental issue facing Kuwait's economic planners is how to dealwith the demographic changes which have resulted from the Iraqi invasion and itsaftermath. With a population now estimated at 900,000 to 1mn, compared to apre-invasion figure of...