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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: May 17, 2016
UAE. Shopping Centre also utilises mobile solutions for contact and prospect management.
Posted: May 17, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Mats Granryd, DG of GSMA, will be joined by a panel of speakers for an exploration of issues surrounding the mobile phone gender gap this week in Copenhagen.
Posted: May 17, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The forced resignation of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu suggests only one thing - President Erdogan will tolerate no one in his government to deviate from any of his political positions.
Posted: May 17, 2016
LEBANON. Celebrity makeup artist Hala Ajam sends a message to Arab women with latest work.
Posted: May 17, 2016
LEBANON. Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index improved by 5.7% in January, but declined by 1.3% in February and regressed by 10% in March 2016, which constituted the steepest monthly drop since September 2015.
Posted: May 17, 2016
UAE. Former Sabre Travel executive's hiring expands CellPoint Mobile's footprint in the Middle East to serve a booming airline market.
Posted: May 17, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Investing in infrastructure could remedy the sizable negative output gaps faced by many large economies, according to PwC.
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. The Mowgli Foundation has published a report that highlights the need for entrepreneurship ecosystems and funders alike to focus on and invest more in the development of human capital.
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. From 2012, developers began to launch affordable options in order to cater to the pent up demand. This lead to a series of new townhouses launches, which accounted for 50% of the new supply.
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. Average fall of 5.7% in Q1 drags annualised rate of change down to -8.3%, according to latest Market Outlook from Cluttons.
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. Faisal Al Bannai is a featured speaker at the prestigious .GOV Awards in Dubai
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. The trend in architecture is to establish an 'inviting atmosphere' in which façades are increasingly no longer barriers to buildings.
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. DRaaS is an innovative, cloud-based, enterprise-grade replication solution to meet the needs of today's hybrid IT infrastructure.
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. "The Middle East is on a journey of economic transformation towards knowledge-based economies. An organization having a reputation for diversity, inclusiveness and a gender friendly workplace will have access to a wider qualified talent pool."
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. Farnek CEO highlights how Dubai's 2021 environmental goals could provide Dubai building owners with multi-million dollar savings.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 20, 2016
UAE. Approximately one in five respondents in the Middle East explicitly stated that they are willing to act unethically and offer entertainment to win or retain business; 23% of respondents agree that it is common practice to use bribery to win contracts.
date:Posted: May 20, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Global stocks overlooked the resurgence in oil prices with most major stocks tumbling to fresh six week lows during trading on Thursday, on the possibility that the Fed could raise rates in Q2.
date:Posted: May 18, 2016
UAE. In 2015, 38% more security incidents were detected in the Middle East than in 2014; Theft of "hard" intellectual property increased to 56% in; Incidents attributed to business partners climbed to 22%, from 18% in 2014.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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