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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: April 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The latest World Bank Economic Monitor for the Middle East and North Africa expects GDP regional growth to remain flat at 3.1% to 3.3% for the rest of 2015 and for 2016.
Posted: April 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Emirates President Tim Clark said at a press conference in London that engines for some of the 50 jets could be converted to more efficient neo types.
Posted: April 18, 2015
UAE. Traditional approaches to information security are no longer adequate to protect information networks from modern threats.
Posted: April 18, 2015
UAE. "Women's Careers in the GCC - The CEO Agenda" is culmination of in-depth survey of over 600 businesswomen across the GCC Region; Research makes five key recommendations to boost the number of women in the workplace.
Posted: April 17, 2015
UAE. Disconnect between IT and business operations means regional companiess may lack strong security policy, says Condo Protego.
Posted: April 17, 2015
UAE. Latest session of "Innovation Days" highlights role of social media in government - citizen engagement, hosted by MBRSG and SAP.
Posted: April 17, 2015
QATAR. Northwestern University study reveals changing views on political speech, social media use, news credibility; places attitudes and behaviors of Arab countries in global context.
Posted: April 17, 2015
LEBANON. "The persisting high level of political uncertainties in the country and wide spillovers from the Syrian crisis, represented the main factors that negatively affected the confidence of Lebanese consumers during the third quarter of 2014."
Posted: April 17, 2015
UAE. JLL's Dubai Real Estate Market Overview report assesses the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotel sectors.
Posted: April 17, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Despite progress in raising school enrolment over the past decade, one in four children and young adolescents are either out of school or at risk of dropping out.
Posted: April 17, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Brent crude oil prices fell on Friday, ending a run of rallies earlier in the week, after OPEC said that its output surged in March, adding to a global glut.
Posted: April 17, 2015
UAE. While 80% of IT decision-makers feel their organization's perimeter security is effective at keeping out security threats, 6% of IT decision-makers in the Middle East admit their company has fallen victim to a data breach in 2015.
Posted: April 17, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Fund managers believe tens of billions of dollars will eventually enter the country as a result; Saudi Arabia is the Arab world's biggest stock market and one of its most diverse.
Posted: April 16, 2015
UAE. Dubai designer and entrepreneur Catherine Granger has created classy yet edgy footwear label So Soulier, soon available at exclusive locations.
Posted: April 16, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Payment Wearables are "extensions" of dual interface cards, which customers can carry with them all the time.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 18, 2015
UAE. "Women's Careers in the GCC - The CEO Agenda" is culmination of in-depth survey of over 600 businesswomen across the GCC Region; Research makes five key recommendations to boost the number of women in the workplace.
date:Posted: April 17, 2015
QATAR. Northwestern University study reveals changing views on political speech, social media use, news credibility; places attitudes and behaviors of Arab countries in global context.
date:Posted: April 17, 2015
LEBANON. "The persisting high level of political uncertainties in the country and wide spillovers from the Syrian crisis, represented the main factors that negatively affected the confidence of Lebanese consumers during the third quarter of 2014."
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