Tag Archives: Arab Spring

Peter Zeihan: The World Should Watch Out for a Shift in U.S. Foreign and Economic Policy

Geopolitical analyst, Peter Zeihan, believes that North America has the capacity to become energy self-sufficient by 2020 and predicts a US that adopts a more economically isolationist stance. Read More

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Malik and Awadallah: Economic Fragmentation of the Arab World

Adeel Malik from the University of Oxford and Bassem Awadallah, founder and CEO of Tomoh Advisory, analyse the deep roots of the relative economic failure of the wider Arab world. Read More

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Positive Change in the Investment Industry Must Start With All of Us

Opening the Middle East Investment Conference in Dubai, speakers recognise the challenges facing investment professionals in the Middle East and call for change. Read More

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New Survey: Investment Professionals in MENA Favour Political Stability and Good Governance

CFA Institute has released the results of a survey that gauges opinions on the key issues currently facing investment markets in the Middle East and North Africa. Read More

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Adeel Malik on the Economics of the Arab Spring

Adeel Malik, of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies at the University of Oxford, discusses his upcoming appearance at the Fourth Annual CFA Institute Investment Conference Read More

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Middle East Changes May Cause Initial Economic Pain

Dr George Abed, senior counsellor and director for Africa and the Middle East at the Institute of International Finance, proposes some practical steps for reform in the region. Read More

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Video: Tamer Bazzari, CFA, on the Key Issues Facing Investment Professionals in the Middle East

In this interview preceding the third annual Middle East Investment Conference, Tamer Bazzari, CFA, CEO of Genero Capital, discusses what he expects to be the key themes. Read More

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The Economics of the Arab Spring

Dr. Adeel Malik, the Islamic Centre Lecturer in Development Economics at the University of Oxford, discusses the economic challenges policy makers will face once the dust settles in the Middle East. Read More

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New Survey: CFA Institute Members in Middle East Optimistic for Future

While members recognise the impact of the Arab Spring on the economy, the majority believe that investor confidence will return over the next three years. Read More

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Michael O’Sullivan Recommends Safe Havens for Middle East Investments

Michael O’Sullivan of Credit Suisse will discuss the economics of the Arab Spring at the Third Annual Middle East Investment Conference in Doha, Qatar. Read More

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