The MOU, signed on Wed 11th September, in the presence of Dr. Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Chairman of Derasat, Dr. Ebrahim Mohamed Janahi, Chief Executive of Tamkeen, and Katadah Zaman, Executive Director of Derasat, aims to enhance collaboration between Derasat and Tamkeen
Analysts are concerned that the US economy is heading toward a recession. In a recent article in Al Arabiya, Dr. Omar Al Ubaydli suggests that Saudi policymakers should prepare for the fallout by continuing to diversify the economy away from oil, while building links to ensure good relations with the next US administration, regardless of political party.
Building a knowledge based economy starts from the school: What can Bahrain learn from the Finnish experience?
In the last five years especially, the government of Saudi Arabia has taken substantive steps to get women into the workforce. Dr. Omar Al Ubaydli notes that ‘the variety and depth of the reforms is remarkable, and indicates a methodical approach to reversing one of the lowest rates in the world’ ……..
Gulf countries have announced $125 billion of new projects during the first half of 2019. Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli looks into the pros and cons of investments into such construction projects and at whether these will reap economic benefits further down the line.
The latest strategic study from DERASAT by Abdulaziz Al Doseri, looks into the recent cooperation between Russia and OPEC which has come to be known as OPEC+; the study analyzes the nature of this relationship and its genesis.
With Boris Johnson expected to be voted in as prime minister, Dr. Omar Al Ubaydli looks at how the victory will increase the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit, and potentially present new economic opportunities for the Gulf states.
As part of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China has been offering many countries foreign aid in the guise of loans to build critical infrastructure. Dr. Omar Al Ubaidly discusses the impacts of this policy …..
As the technology revolution sweeps through all aspects of our lives, how is it impacting the world of education? Analyst, Ghada Abdulla looks at how Bahrain is adapting its education system to embrace these changes for the future .
The importance of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are discussed by Dr. Omar Al Ubaidydli following the recent Gulf-German Forum on security and cooperation, organized by the German Federal Academy for Security Policy and the German-Arab Friendship Association