October 7, 2014
Genes have a little role to play in making future leaders and leadership development follows a specific progression via life experiences, says an interesting study.
Theory vs. the Egyptian and Yemeni reality: is reforming fuel subsidies a legitimate tool for growth or an IMF farce?
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde has said energy subsidies “helped the people who need them the least."
October 6, 2014
Overcrowded with the economics of occupation (and settlements): Palestinians face housing crisis in East Jerusalem
Since 1967, Israel’s government has stifled the economic development of the Palestinian community in East Jerusalem, while simultaneously establishing and expanding illegal Jewish settlements.
October 2, 2014
He has been highly ambitious, to say the least.
Additionally, demolition has begun on Al Rayyan Stadium that will be rebuilt to increase seating capacity from 22,000 to 40,000.
Overall regional spending on luxury experiences and goods is set to grow in the next 12 months
October 1, 2014
From the best of both worlds, to the worst of both worlds: Canadian citizenship no longer a 'piece of cake' for GCC expats
Gone are the days when you could benefit from Canada and the Gulf at the same time.
A study expected that annual contributions are likely to average $5 billion in the coming years, which equates to at least 10 per cent of the total average annual inflows to this sector.
Plans for subsidy cuts have received little publicity in the Kuwaiti media, perhaps because of their political sensitivity.
September 30, 2014
Even the numbers are on the feminist side: companies with females in top management yield higher returns
Board diversity having increased in almost every country and every sector, progressing from 9.6 percent in 2010 to nearly 12.7 percent at the end of 2013.
According to 73 per cent, meetings within their company remain focused and on the right track.
Running a dictatorship is a pricey endeavor. It comes as no surprise then that since 2010, annual spending has risen 52 percent, reaching $265.5 billion in 2013.
September 29, 2014
This seismic financial macro event has huge implications for the Gulf’s equity, property markets and liquidity engines, now that Brent crude has fallen $20 a barrel in the past three months
“With the rise in the number of affluent investors in recent years, there has been an increasing demand for sophisticated financial solutions, including the Gulf,” he added.
The summertime fighting delivered a serious hit to Israel's thriving tourism industry, causing losses of hundreds of millions of dollars and sparking concern that aftershocks may continue well after the war.