As the people of the Kurdistan Region prepare to head to the polls on September 25, 2017, in a historical referendum on Kurdistan's independence, we compare the economies of Iraq with other nations and ask, “What economic structure would a sovereign Kurdistan take?"Read More
This is not a political opinion, but an economic point of view. Some people in the Kurdistan Region oppose the proposed referendum for independence just because it's adopted by a certain party, while others argue that this isn't the right time for a serious step like that as the Region is suffering from severe economic crisis.Read More
Kaufmann et al (1999) defined "governance as the traditions and institutions that determine how authority is exercised in a country." Based on available literature including thoughts of neo-institutional scholars including, Douglass North and MancurOlsan, a positive relationship between the quality of institutions, governance structures, and economic growth is found.Read More
On may 20, 2017, AKEI participated in an event organized by Kurdish Human Rights Watch, KHRW, and Kurdish American Cooperation Organization, KACO, with support of MASS group. The project is a pilot greenhouse project, consisted of establishing 6 green houses for vegetable products for IDPs in Baharka Camp. The goal of the project is making the IDPs community producers instead of being consumers community.
AKEI attended a panel under title of "The alternative of Oil based Economy By developing other Economic Sectors such us: Agriculture, Tourism, and Industrial".
American-Kurdish Economic Institute, AKEI, for Research, Development, and Consulting has been granted an official permit to operate in Kurdistan Region.
AKEI is an economic institute that established and registered in U.S. The opening ceremony was held in Erbil December 19, at Saad Abdulla hall and was attended by several KRG officials, and U.S. Consul General which announced their support for the work of the institute in Kurdistan.
As part of requirements for any international entity to operate in Kurdistan Region, is to register with the NGO headquarter in Erbil on April 10, 2017, we received the official certificate of the institute registration in KRG region.
AKEI's based office is in VA., U.S.A. and branch office is inside Erbil International Fair, Erbil, Kurdistan Region. several projects that we are working on currently, will be announced soon.
AKEI participated on Monday, April 3rd 2017, in a panel organized by CNO, speaking about Kurdistan Referendum from the Economic point of view.
The America-Kurdish Economic Institute, AKEI, for Research, Development and Consulting, Opening Ceremony Event.
Date: Monday, December, 19, 2016, time: 11:00am---1:00pm
Place: Saad Abdullah Hall