Kuwaiti small businesses after the pandemic: time for a new social contract

El-Haddad, Amirah
External Publications (2021)

published on The Forum (Economic Research Forum policy portal), 01.06.2021

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Has the Covid-19 outbreak been a blessing in disguise for the social contract for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Kuwait? This column argues that the double crisis of the pandemic and low oil prices provides an opportunity to adopt the reforms that are necessary to make the country’s economy more dynamic, in particular encouraging innovation and job creation in the small business sector.

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