Anthony Biswell

About Anthony

Anthony Biswell is an economic analyst at the Sana’a Center. Prior to joining the Center, Anthony was the Senior Yemen Analyst for The Delma Institute in Abu Dhabi, managing research projects and advisory programs, as well as training and mentoring junior analysts. Previously, he worked as an editor and researcher for IHS in Yemen, where he was based in 2010 and 2013-2014.

Biswell holds an MA in International Conflict Studies from King’s College London and a BSc in Politics from Cardiff University.

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Yemen Economic Bulletin: Lebanon’s Financial Collapse Traps Yemeni Banks’ Money

May 8, 2020
In January 2020, demonstrators heckled a delegation of bankers leaving Lebanon’s central bank. This was not an uncommon occurrence – protests targetin…

Yemen’s Fate Hinges on the Economy

April 6, 2020
High-level policymakers working on Yemen often resemble firefighters: moving from crisis to crisis, rarely affording themselves time to take stock of …

Yemen Economic Bulletin: The War for Monetary Control Enters a Dangerous New Phase

January 21, 2020
Since September 2016, competing branches of the Central Bank of Yemen (CBY) have operated from either side of the frontlines in the country’s ongoin…

Transitional Government in Post-Conflict Yemen

August 5, 2019
By: Rafat Al-Akhali, Osamah Al-Rawhani, Anthony Biswell This policy brief offers recommendations to maximize the effectiveness of governance in …

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