Despite their high per capita incomes, the Gulf countries today have low levels of R&D spending. In this article Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, examines an important component: the weaknesses of PhD programs in Gulf countries.
Derasat and the Embassy of United States of America, present a virtual ThinkTalk titled "The role of Think Tanks in developing policy positions and priorities". Via Zoom app, on Wednesday, October 7th, 2020, at 4:00 PM (BAH time).
Commenting on a lecture delivered by Defense Secretary Mark Esper, on the Pentagon's new plan for the future design of the American Navy force, Dr. Ashraf Keshk explains the importance of this plan in light of current conflicts in the region.
Dr. Fatima Al-Sebaie participated in the first International Artificial Intelligence virtual conference in Bahrain held on September 27th, 2020 under the patronage of the Chairman of the Shura Council.
Statistics from the Central Bank of Bahrain's Financial Stability Report show that the volume of digital portfolio transactions has been on the rise over the past years. Dr. Fatima Al-Sebaie, explains how customers use these digital wallets in their daily lives.
As part of its partnership with UNDP Bahrain to study the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Kingdom of Bahrain, Derasat published a report examining data on the number and value of financial transactions in Bahrain.
In order for Saudi Arabia to overcome labor market gender inequality, the initial step is obtaining high quality data to avoid misallocating valuable resources and implementing counterproductive policies.
Regional organizations have played a crucial security role, especially to resolve some of the conflicts faced in the absence of mandatory authority at the UN to fulfill the purpose. In this article, Dr. Ashraf Keshk raises important questions about the regional security regulations.
Derasat's recent Experts' Bulletin discussed "The Eastern Mediterranean Conflict and its Impact on Regional and Global Security". The webinar took place on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM via Zoom.
The Corona crisis has provided organizations with an exceptional opportunity to activate broader remote work policies; this article by Dr. Fatima Al-Sebaei, looks into the research on the effectiveness of working remotely.