New Wharton research examines how contracts can be structured differently when investors are trying to make money and make the world a better place. For impact investors, there are two bottom lines, says Wharton Finance Professor David Musto: making money and making the world a better...
With Joe Biden emerging as the Democratic Party’s nominee who will challenge Donald Trump in November 2020, Gulf states are considering the potential implications of a Biden presidency.
Estimates suggest that the 1918 flu claimed as many as 50 million lives around the world between 1918 and 1919, killing more people in a single year than the entire “Black Death” of the 14th century.
All over the world, COVID-19 has challenged governments to address the pandemic in manners that earn them the confidence of their citizens. In the Arab region, where authoritarian governance is the norm, many statesmen are looking to China as a model for coping with the disease.
As the digital, physical and biological worlds continue fusing together against the backdrop of innovation in artificial intelligence, the world is experiencing the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
In this talk at a TEDx event, Atiaf Alwazir tells the other side of Yemen’s war.
Efforts to de-escalate the Libyan conflict at the Berlin Conference, held in January, have so far proven futile. One country with high stakes in Libya’s future that opposes foreign meddling in the war-torn nation is Algeria.
In 2019, Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar launched his campaign to take control of Tripoli. Backing from the Wagner Group, plus Russian snipers and anti-tank missiles, appear to be helping Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army achieve this goal.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability need to be strategic in order to benefit firms and society, says C.B. Bhattacharya, author of “Small Actions, Big Difference.”
Since the 2013 coup in Egypt, Cairo has consistently supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In October 2019, after Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring in northeast Syria, Egypt became more supportive of the government in Damascus.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has invested heavily in Lebanon’s Hezbollah for many years. Considered the world’s most powerful non-state actor, Hezbollah has played a key role in Tehran’s foreign policy in the Arab region.