Izzit.org offers a twenty-minute educational video on the topic:
Locked Out: The Roots of Arab Spring, and segments can be viewed on this Izzit.org web page.
[And Free to Choose tv offers streaming version of longer documentary Unlikely Heros of the Arab Spring here.]
Hernando de Soto’s Institute for Liberty and Democracy was invited to conduct extensive research on problems of the Egyptian economy, and their findings are outlined in a Wall Street Journal article by Hernando de Soto. (Further discussion and links in this previous post.)