Dr. Nader Habibi, Professor of Economics of the Middle East at Brandeis University, highlights his research on overeducation, particularly in Iran.
Sarah El Nashar, an Egyptian education consultant, discusses the potential for alternative higher education models in the MENA region, highlighting the success of one innovative institution in Cairo.
Dr. Driss Ouaouicha, President of Al Akhawayn University in Morocco, discusses the barriers to educational and economic reform in the MENA region, especially in the Moroccan context.
On January 21, 2015, the Hollings Center for International Dialogue held a panel entitled, “Breaking the Cycle: Creating Solutions for Water Security in the Middle East.” Event Description: Often overshadowed by political turmoil, the Middle East faces increasing environmental and resource-based challenges, notably its depleting water resources. Overuse enabled by government subsidies, growing demographic challenges…
Cedomir Nestorovic discusses CSR in the Muslim-majority countries of Southeast Asia, exploring the effects of Chinese policy on this region and comparing the varying CSR practices of Asia, the Middle East and the West.