Economy & Finance

How to win at group assessments

A group exercise is often a key part of the interview process. Join Oxford university careers adviser Jonathan Black for top tips on how to stand...

MENA 2019: Building New Platforms of Cooperation

As one of the least economically integrated regions, the Middle East and North Africa requires more cooperation if it is to thrive in the new era...

MENA 2019: Infrastructure Outlook

Mega infrastructure projects worth $2.4 trillion are underway in the Gulf Cooperation Council economies. Connecting people, goods and services...

MENA 2019: Retail Goes Digital

E-commerce in the region is set to be worth $48 billion by 2022. How can traditional retailers embrace the nascent digital revolution and adapt...

MENA 2019: Environmental Stewardship in the Arab World

From water scarcity to food shortages to waste management, resources are under increasing pressure, exacerbating social tensions, migration flows...

MENA 2019: The Two State Solution in a Multiconceptual World

In light of global geopolitical realignments, as well as the dynamic internal situation in the Israeli and Palestinian political landscapes, what...

MENA 2019: Outlook on the Belt and Road Initiative

Partnerships between China and the Middle East are forging fast, with mutual economic interests expanding beyond oil to energy, infrastructure,...

MENA 2019: The Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Arab World

Emerging technologies are transforming how value is created and distributed in society. As the region embraces and adapts to the Fourth Industrial...

MENA 2019: Radicalization: Lessons from the Past

Despite significant progress against ISIS, it continues to recruit foreign fighters through its propaganda machinery. From counter-narratives to...

MENA 2019: Overcoming Fault Lines

Afghanistan, the Horn of Africa, the Sahel and the Balkans all represent a new geopolitical context that requires alternative approaches to peace...

MENA 2019: Reconciliation and Reconstruction

More than 40% of the world's refugees come from the Middle East and North Africa, with spillover effects impacting host countries. With the...

MENA 2019: Press Conference What more can be done to drive gender diversity in the Middle

Gender diversity and inclusion of women in the workforce has been a major challenge for economies in the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates...

MENA 2019: The Rise of Arab Women

By 2025, the market power of women’s increased participation in the workforce could add an estimated $2.7 trillion to the region’s economy. While...

MENA 2019: Khalid Al Falih Minister of Energy Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia

Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia Chaired by · Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman,...