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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: June 30, 2015
UAE. Bayzat, a regional startup in the emerging healthcare insurance technology sector, assists patients and companies in managing their health insurance in a simple, clear and accessible way through their computers and mobile devices.
Posted: June 30, 2015
UAE. Henley & Partners launches the Global Residence and Citizenship Programs 2015 Report; Malta ranks as the top citizenship-by-investment program.
Posted: June 30, 2015
BAHRAIN. Standard & Poor's believes that Bahrain Telecommunications Co. now has a clearer acquisition strategy, however, it also takes into account the weakening fiscal profile of Bahrain, Batelco's controlling shareholder.
Posted: June 30, 2015
UAE. CIOs should maintain and promote an objective understanding of the real capabilities of smart machines
Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Carmudi analyses the fuel price and general affordability of petrol in eighteen emerging markets; Prices in the oil-wealthy Middle East are incredibly low.
Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Almost 50% of survey respondents would choose flexible hours over salary increase.
Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Risk management must respond to "the new normal", an environment of continual regulatory change and ever more demanding expectations, according to the latest Deloitte Global risk management survey.
Posted: June 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "In the current circumstances, the stability of the financial and banking system in Greece constitutes a matter of overriding public interest and public policy."
Posted: June 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Bank of Greece chief Yannis Stournaras said that his bank "will take all measures necessary to ensure financial stability for Greek citizens in these difficult circumstances".
Posted: June 28, 2015
UAE. Traditional architectures can buckle under increasing demand of unprecedented connected devices and services, says global networking expert.
Posted: June 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. GSMA, ITU, ICANN and ISOC Asia-Pacific share reports and findings At Digital Societies Policy Forum in Bangkok.
Posted: June 28, 2015
UAE. According to a new study from The Boston Consulting Group, a "monster" of complexity and inefficiency has devoured a significant portion of the value created by the region's E&P industry in the past decade.
Posted: June 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Athens offered a five-month, 12-billion-euro (US$13.4-billion) extension of its bailout programme, but it must seal a deal this weekend to avoid an IMF default next week.
Posted: June 26, 2015
UAE. The Prize, now in its 8th year, recognizes outstanding global philanthropists; Aman Foundation commended for its unique track record in healthcare and education
Posted: June 25, 2015
UAE. Renowned education expert John Hattie says school choice, teacher performance pay and reducing class sizes are part of a "politics of distraction."

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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