Catherine Shakdam

Researcher at Al-Bayan Center for Planning and Studies, Prominent French-British geopolitical analyst, author, and researcher for the Middle East with a particular focus on conflict resolution, international relations, socio-economic development, and war economics.

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The French Social Security System

France’s willingness to offer a degree of protection to those made most vulnerable whether through illness or social circumstances traces back long before the...

Economic Velocity – How to sustain growth through economic flexibility and adaptability

Economic Velocity - How to sustain growth through economic flexibility and adaptability: the French model of state interventionism By Catherine Shakdam Given the  very nature of...

“Les Trente Glorieuses”- nationalisation of key industries

The expression was coined by Jean Fourastier (1907-1990) in his book “Les Trente Glorieuses, or the invisible revolution from 1946 to 1975”, published in...

Post-War Recovery and Growth

OVERVIEW If much of Europe breathed a sigh of relief following the fall of Berlin in 1945 - and with it, Nazy Germany, much of...