Nader Habibi is the Henry J. Leir Professor of Practice in the Economics of the Middle East at Brandeis University's Crown Center for Middle East Studies. He previously served as a managing director of economic forecasting and risk analysis at Global Insight Ltd. Links to his publications are available at https://naderhabibi.blogspot.com.
Amelia Atalay is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Brandeis University studying International & Global Studies, Economics and Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies. She has interned with the Turkish Coalition of America, the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, Women's World Banking and worked at the Robert College Summer programme in Istanbul.