Naim Ameur

Naim Ameur covers political and economic issues in North Africa, especially Tunisian and Libyan affairs. As a student doing his masters in public administration at the Dubai School of Government, Naim worked on research papers in collaboration with colleagues at Harvard University. In Tunisia, he gained experience in budgeting and conducted prospective studies at the Prime Ministry. As an expert on North African politics and economics, Naim has analyzed many public policies and reforms in different sectors of the Tunisian government. He is an authority on the Tunisian revolution, politics, and especially on the emergence of the Islamists on the political landscape. He writes in both English and French.

No, Tunisia Will Not Slide Back Into a Dictatorship

Nov 23, 2014

Tunisians voted for Nidaa Tounes to ensure the defeat of Ennahda, an Islamist party that led the country after Ben Ali’s ouster. On October 26, Tunisia held its first parliamentary elections since an uprising ousted former President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011. US President Barack Obama congratulated “the people...

Entrepreneurship in the New Tunisia

Jun 16, 2012

Despite an improvement in the business climate in post-revolution Tunisia, further administrative and communicative reforms are necessary to encourage entrepreneurship.

Post-Revolution Tunisia: Still Waiting for its Economic Recovery

Feb 27, 2012

Optimism is starting to fade as the new government struggles to regain control of Tunisia’s economy. One year after the “Jasmine Revolution” of January 14, 2011, Tunisia has successfully advanced in its democratic transition and political reform process. On October 23, 2011, the election of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA)...