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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 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Decide which of these investment opportunities in the Middle East catches your eye and find some stocks to purchase for your own portfolio.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. New research has projected that by 2020 e-commerce turnover in UAE will rise to US$10bn a year from US$4bn today and mobile payments will be US$4bn up.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Valuations guru Prof. Aswath Damodaran returns to Dubai to speak at limited seat conference to share his personal views on investing and valuation.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Joint venture with TUI AG to focus on point-to-point flying to connect key European tourist markets, including the Balearics, Canaries, mainland Spain and Greece.
Posted: December 6, 2016
LEBANON. The prestigious title was awarded to the Chairman and CEO of Chedid Re during a special honoring ceremony at the 2016 MEA Risk & Insurance Excellence Awards.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. The key to harnessing the power of data is to simplify systems, so it's easy to extract the key information out of the noise and make better business decisions.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Ransomware has overtaken spearphishing as the top attack vector leading to increased concerns regarding employee and user awareness.
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".
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Leading training provider will deliver three day training in Dubai.
Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. New solutions enable large scale wide area, enterprise and industrial IoT deployments.
Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. The Value-Added Distributor to distribute Mimecast's email security, archiving and continuity services across Middle East.
Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. New aircraft builds on success of Airbus corporate jets
Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. The combination of 20 years operational experience and unmatched local expertise will be a significant contribution to Maritime Domain Awareness in the region.
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.
Posted: December 5, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The youth platform dedicated to training and motivating entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region will take off on Wednesday 7 December in Riyadh.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. Smart Grids can help lay the foundations for energy and cost-saving applications and renewable energy development in the MENA region.
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".
UAE. The Global Cross-Border report shows Middle-East as one of the regions with the highest incidence of cross-border online shoppers; UAE consumers continue to increase their online shopping. In 2016, 68% of adults in UAE shopped online in the past 12 months, increasing from 63% in 2015.
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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