One of the primary goals of the Enterprise Surveys (ES) is to provide high quality data about the business environment based on the experiences of firms. Given how little is known about the…

Veselin Kuntchev, Asif Islam |

Turkey’s bid to join the European Union (EU) may finally be getting “back on track, ” according to the bloc’s top official for enlargement. And while that track may still have a number of hurdles…

Donald F. Larson, Miles McKenna |

The Debate .asset-video strong{display:none} Governments in the Arab world have long subsidized the price of energy. This gives citizens throughout the region access to cheap petrol and diesel,…

Will Stebbins |

The Debate .asset-video strong{display:none} Les gouvernements des pays arabes pratiquent depuis longtemps les subventions à l’énergie. Ce faisant, les populations de la région paient leur…

Will Stebbins |

The Debate .asset-video strong{display:none} تقوم حكومات العالم العربي بدعم الطاقة منذ سنوات طويلة. ويتيح هذا الدعم لمواطني المنطقة الحصول على بنزين رخيص وكهرباء مدعومة بأسعار تقل عن أسعار السوق.…

ويل ستيبينز |

If you think the summers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are hot—think again. Summers are likely to become much warmer. Global temperatures are rising; the question now is by how…

Maria Sarraf |

Vous pensez que les étés sont généralement chauds dans la région du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord (MENA) ? Mais tout est relatif : les étés devraient y devenir encore plus chauds. Les…

Maria Sarraf |

إذا كنت تعتقد أن فصل الصيف في الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا حار بالفعل ، فكر مرة أخرى. من المرجح أن يصبح الصيف أكثر حرارة. فدرجات الحرارة على مستوى العالم ترتفع؛ والسؤال المطروح هو بأي مقدار سترتفع…

ماريا صراف |

A business processing center in Riyadh that is run by women. An e-commerce company that helps farmers develop transport companies to deliver packages to remote, rural areas of China. An airplane…

Julia Oliver |

The Middle East and North Africa region has a large diaspora. According to the latest United Nations estimates, 11 million citizens from the MENA countries lived abroad in 2013. Many of the…

Mariem Mezghenni Malouche |