Posts tagged ‘Egypt’

  • A man works at a small pottery factory in the city of Cairo Forum Article

    What drives social entrepreneurs?

    My father was a pharmacist in Giza, Egypt, with a number of pharmacies dotted throughout the city… more

  • The sun sets on the minarets and the Great Pyramids of Giza in Old Cairo Forum Article

    Why Egypt’s economic woes are overstated

    If macroeconomic indicators are to be believed, Egypt’s economic growth has ground… more

  • Forum Article

    The arguments against food and energy subsidies

    Few policies place good economics so directly at odds with good politics as subsidies for food and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Democracy and division in the Arab world

    Tensions in Iraq may be dominating the headlines, but there are complex patterns of… more

  • Forum Article

    The emerging world’s education imperative

    Shashi Tharoor is India’s Minister of State for Human Resource Development. He attended the World Econo… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is youth unemployment a threat to Arab stability?

    The threat to stability in the Arab world posed by youth unemployment is such that governments old and new… more

  • Forum Article

    Blood sport politics

    Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning in the US State Department (2009-2011)… more

  • Forum Event

    Ashraf Khalil: Tunis-Envy

    World Economic Forum on Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia 2012

    , Istanbul, Turkey

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    A major step towards recognition of Cairo’s garbage collectors

    After three years of discussions, debates, legal advice, and cumbersome bureaucratic… more

  • Forum Article

    Sheryl Sandberg interview: “Wisdom of friends will replace...

    Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos… more

  • Forum Article

    What Egypt’s unrest teaches us about (political) risk analysis...

    Andrew D. Bishop is guest blogging for the World Economic Forum. He is a Project Associate on the Strategic Risk… more