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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 4, 2015
UAE. Since its launch, two years ago, London Array has produced more than 5-terawatt hours of affordable, renewable electricity, while mitigating more than 2 million tons of CO2 emissions.
Posted: July 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
Posted: July 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. EU leaders have warned that a "No" victory could cause Greece to crash out of the eurozone. But the PM and his Finance Minister have accused them of fear-mongering.
Posted: July 3, 2015
UAE. The Middle East real estate market is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, with foreign developers injecting billions of dollars in residential, office/commercial, retail and hospitality segments.
Posted: July 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Launch aims to support local start-ups and drive innovation in Africa and the Middle East; nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base.
Posted: July 3, 2015
UAE. Garbutt will oversee creative across TBWA's global accounts; His appointment continues the network's push for senior creative talent.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
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.
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
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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