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Posted: 09-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Classical political economists like Adam Smith or David Ricardo never used the term “economy” by itself. They always used the term “political economy.” For classical economists, it was impossible to understand politics without economics or economics without politics. The two fields are certainly different but they are also intimately linked. The use of the term “economy” by itself did not begin until the late 19th century. Smith understood that while an efficient market would emerge from individual choices, those choices were framed by the political system in whi
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. The joint venture of Fortress Capital Investments and Film Clinic targets Middle East visual media production industry.
Posted: July 2, 2015
LEBANON. World's largest education company providing new vocational programmes and educator training.
Posted: July 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The deal will enhance the group's integrated services and products for the downstream supply chain in the oil and gas sector in East Africa; Entity renamed to Aspam Energy (Kenya) Ltd.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. US legacy carriers got the facts wrong, got the law wrong, and set their sights on an outcome that will be wrong for American consumers, communities and the national economy.
Posted: July 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Sanabil Investments takes a substantial minority stake in Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia, positioning the mobile company for further growth, and consolidating its position as the market leading Mobile Virtual Network Operator in the Kingdom.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. The retail banking sector is heading in the direction of embracing technological advancements to stay ahead in the race.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Merlin Digital launches a wide range of lifestyle products and accessories; The travel collection revolves around covering specific customer and market requirements.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Dimension Data set to deliver big data cycling analytics platform for the first time in the history of professional cycling.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
Posted: July 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Acquisition expands NGAM's list of global affiliates and strengthens its position in European retail markets.
Posted: July 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The feeling of invisibility among online witnesses "allows for less adherence to societal standards," and may result in antisocial behaviour
Posted: July 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. US$32 billion philanthropic pledge will help build bridges to foster cultural understanding, develop communities, empower women, enable youth and provide vital disaster relief.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services thinks that NBAD will continue to operate with strong financial and business metrics over the next 24 months.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Emaar Properties Chairman to share his real estate knowledge with international faculty to develop senior managerial talent in the real estate sector.
Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. ADGM on track for first financial services licence applications by Q4 2015.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. 53% of employers rank lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC students having taken any work experience; According to employers, communication skills (36%) and required skills and qualifications (22%) are further challenges to retention in the private sector.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Many Chinese business become successful innovators in the domestic market first and then go global, while others expand globally first and then invest in innovation.
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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