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ABBAS ALNASRAWI

Professor Emeritus
Economics
Arts & Sciences
Phone:(802)656-0181
Email Address:Abbas.Alnasrawi@uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107 leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:Iraq, Middle East economy
Biography:Alnasrawi, an active emeritus professor of economics, served as consultant to OPEC, The OPEC Fund, UNESCO and UNDP. He is the author of six books: The Economy of Iraq: Oil, Wars, Destruction of Development and Prospectus, 1950-2010 (Greenwood Press 1994), Arab Nationalism, Oil, and the Politica l Economy of Dependency (Greenwood Publishing Group 1991), OPEC in a Changing World Economy (John Hopkins University Press 1985), Arab Oil and U.S. Energy Requirements (AAUG Press 1982), Financing Economic Development in Iraq (Praeger 1967) and Iraq's Burdens: Oil, Sanctions and Underdevelopment. In addition to papers presented at professional associations, Alnasrawi has published in The Middle East Journal, Journal of World Trade Law, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, American Economic Review , Journal of Economic Literature, OPEC Review , Arab Studies Quarterly, American-Arab Affairs, Oil and Arab Cooperation , Journal of Asian and African Studies, Scandinavian Journal of Alternative Development, Third World Quarterly, Al Mustaqb al al Arabi and Al Thaqafa al Jadidah. He is a member of the American Economics Association, Middle East Studies Association, Arab Society for Economic Research, Middle East Economic Association (President, 1990-1994), Association of Arab-American University Graduates (President, 1984) and Ira qi Economic Forum (President, 1996).