Healthcare & Education

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Posted: 28-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Rising health care costs, coupled with the current state of the economy, have prompted many consumers across the globe to delay care, alter household spending and worry about their ability to pay for future health care costs according to the 4th annual Deloitte Center for Health Solutions “2011 Survey of Health Care Consumers.” “We have been examining consumers’ interactions with the health care system since 2008. A new trend has emerged this year suggesting that economic uncertainty has clearly altered spending habits with many consumers reporting an impact
Posted: November 19, 2014
UAE. Regional healthcare companies and international clients are meeting over a two-day conference at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare city.
Posted: November 19, 2014
UAE. Survey of 835 INSEAD alumni highlights appeal of UAE to new generation of top global business talent in terms of professional and private life; Dubai ranks first in economic dynamism, third in overall attractiveness, and fourth in quality of life and cost of living.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. Millennials value personal development and work-life balance over money and status. However, they are still ambitious and believe in their own ability to steer their career.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. The Meera Kaul Foundation, is hosting its annual event Women in STEM 2015 - Annual Conference, Awards and Hackathon to be held in Dubai.
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. 21st Century skills, vocational qualifications and English language critical to region's workforce development, says Pearson.
Posted: November 14, 2014
OMAN. A key element in food security, agrobiodiversity has become an issue of increasing international concern in recent years, as a rapidly growing world population has already begun to impact on food demand.
Posted: November 14, 2014
UAE. The investment will be channeled through the company's two business verticals, KEF Infra and KEF Health.
Posted: November 13, 2014
UAE. New world class think tank for the creation and dissemination of credible and timely information on emerging economies now established in Singapore.
Posted: November 13, 2014
UAE. CEB launches new research that challenges the notion of graduate skill shortages in the Middle East and shows how firms could be stifling future performance of young talent.
Posted: November 13, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The success or failure of satisfying investors' objectives does not critically depend upon the stand-alone performance of a particular fund nor that of a given asset class.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. Colliers International report provides a snapshot of the key factors impacting Dubai's education sector and its future outlook.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. Council announces UAE "Robots for Good" Award as first initiative to encourage innovation in health, education and social services.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Now that oil prices have fallen to below US$80 per barrel from around US$100 in the past few months, the economies of the oil-exporting nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council will be tested.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Collaboration further consolidates Masdar Institute's contribution to expand aerospace knowhow and support Strata's growth mandate.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Less than half (40%) of senior executives rank work/life balance as a high priority, a London Business School survey has found. This is in direct contrast to the priorities of their Generation Y employees who put work/life balance at the top of the priority list.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The trajectory of Japan's economy has much to teach us about the wisdom of Keynesian policies. Those who are not blinded by left-wing dogma should take a good look at where the road of permanent stimulus ultimately leads.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The path to the acceptance of the participatory approach to development was forged, through trial and error, over several decades until the 1990s, when its global recognition by development practitioners became well-established.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. There is a high degree of uncertainty over how the Iranian negotiations and the OPEC meeting will play out, but the end of November will be hugely important for energy markets.
INTERNATIONAL. Both countries posted freedom scores of 8.1, according to the annual Economic Freedom of the Arab World report published by the Fraser Institute. Bahrain dropped from first place last year to third place and a score of 8.0 in this year's report, which is based on 2012 data, the most recent available.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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