Tag: opinion

covid

Opportunity in Crisis

The pre-Covid global economy evolved over centuries. Economic prosperity initially was based on natural wealth in the form of raw materials, fertile lands, water and population. This is referred to as economic comparative advantage. National wealth was created through trading…

lockdowns

The True Economic Impact of the World’s Lockdowns

By Lucy Desai In this piece we examine the link between the length of time countries across the world have spent in lockdown and the economic damage. Are lockdowns completely to blame for the contraction of GDP around the globe?…

5G

Seize the 5G Opportunity

Since the 1980s, a new form of communications technology has emerged almost every 10 years. From fax machines to mobile telephones, to the internet and now 5G, every new development within the information and communications technology (ICT) sector has a…

cancer

For Jordanians, Facebook is More than Just a Fun Diversion

Facebook isn’t just a website to share videos of kittens, it’s fast becoming our window to the world. By Osama Al Sharif Social media’s sway on public opinion continues to increase in Jordan at a time when the influence of…