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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 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.
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.
Posted: July 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The capital controls are having their effect, and this is not a sustainable situation. So either way, it's not looking very good for Syriza and the Greek government at the moment.
Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. New leadership structure will support the company's ambitious growth plans within the MENA region.
Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. An ambitious move that will establish the UAE's position as the global centre of technology in architecture construction and design.
Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. The focus is on implementing the IoT to smart cities and communities in order to meet the needs of standardization of the IoT technologies.
Posted: June 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Greek situation - having perhaps outlived the term "crisis," now that it has taken so long to unfold - appears to have finally reached its terminal point. This is, of course, an illusion: It has been at its terminal point for a long time.
Posted: June 30, 2015
UAE. Dubai said it would construct a small office building using a 3D printer for the first time, in a drive to develop technology that would cut costs and save time as the city grows.
Posted: June 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Greece on Tuesday requested a two-year rescue deal with the European Union to save the crisis-hit country, just hours before its international bailout expires.
Posted: June 30, 2015
UAE. Dubai International Financial Centre highlights Dubai's status as major asset management hub at 2015 Fund Forum International in Monaco.
Posted: June 30, 2015
UAE. The best thing governments can do to help entrepreneurs in the Middle East is to encourage professional development through education and apprenticeships, rather than through hiring quotas.
Posted: June 30, 2015
UAE. Tougher business competition, the growing use of new technologies and the arrival of a new generation of workers will result in big changes to the Middle East Human Resources sector in the coming years.
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.

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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