In Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, female citizens have kept their jobs amid the coronavirus at higher rates than in Western countries. This reflects the unique labor market structures of the Gulf countries.
In view of the current conflicts raging regionally and globally, as well as the consequences of the Corona pandemic, Dr. Ashraf Keshk, comments on the importance of integrating institutional and community awareness of crisis management.
A virtual discussion on 5th October, 2020 titled, “The socio-economic impact of the Corona pandemic in Bahrain”, discussing how Covid-19 has impacted Bahrain’s population socially and economically, and how it compares to the UK and the US.
There is a general strategic framework for the Russian-Western competition in the North African region, which is part of the Atlantic-Russian conflict, an article that sheds light on the dimensions of this rivalry in the North African region.
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.
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.