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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: December 4, 2016
UAE. The upward trend was followed by Qatar +2.05% then Egypt +1.72% and Dubai and Abu Dhabi +1.11% and +0.84% respectively.
Posted: December 4, 2016
UAE. Abu Dhabi joins London, Hong Kong and New York as the latest global financial center to host this event.
Posted: December 4, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Despite experiencing 30% growth in the last five years, e-commerce upside potential in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains huge according to a BCG report.
Posted: December 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon has partnered with the School of Public Leadership (SPL) and the Designthinkers Academy to present a "Design Thinking for Sustainable Neighbourhoods" course.
Posted: December 4, 2016
BAHRAIN. Dredging Corporation of India and Riyada Group-Bahrain signs MOU in Bahrain for business cooperation in dredging and allied services.
Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Next-generation CFOs need greater focus on leadership and team-building skills to succeed.
Posted: December 2, 2016
UAE. Ennio Lucidi has been appointed as Next Geosolutions' Middle East general manager.
Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. But implementation risks remain, including OPEC's adherence to the agreement and the willingness of other participants, notably Russia, to co-operate fully.
Posted: December 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Firm sees opportunity to grow relationships in important region.
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. Low oil prices have taken their toll on economic growth and government spending, which is affecting certain sectors, especially those dependent on government spending.
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. Singer launches weekly Breakfast and Sunset Jazz to celebrate season's festivities.
Posted: December 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Sector convergence and advances in technology and digitalization are altering the telecommunications landscape, according to EY's 15th biannual Telecommunications Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB).
Posted: December 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. More consumers are now purchasing products and services online than in store, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Review; As customer journeys are getting more complex, customer experience is fast becoming an important tool for differentiation.
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. The bank was recognised for its pioneering efforts toward the digitisation of banking as well as its resilient performance in the past year.
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. The patented technology was designed in particular to enable grid-connected wind farms to effectively ride through all types of grid faults.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Knowledge Summit 2016: "Over 2 billion jobs will disappear by 2030 and that is the hidden results of our rapid technology growth. But, if we understand all these hidden consequences we can create jobs at a much higher rate".
date:Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. Succession planning is the biggest challenge in the next five years; Middle East family businesses need to grow in double digits every year to sustain the family's intergenerational wealth; Slow or no progress on strategic planning could impact growth.
date:Posted: December 4, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Despite experiencing 30% growth in the last five years, e-commerce upside potential in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains huge according to a BCG report.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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