View Chazen Web Journal articles by topic:
Browse By Area of Focus: Africa and Middle East
September 17, 2010
Winner, Study Tour Paper Competition: Andrew Umans '10 digs into Dubai's history and how location and strategy have contributed to its success.
June 01, 2010
For Oby Ezekwesili, World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region, economic development in her continent can be summed up in her boys' closets. While today she buys the jerseys of Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal, she is hopeful that tomorrow Africans can support Africa in equal spirit, but on a more economically developed continent.
December 15, 2009
Dean Glenn Hubbard and a panel of experts discuss African aid and economic development, as well as Hubbard's new book, The Aid Trap, which calls for a Marshall-plan like program to spur growth on the continent.
October 15, 2009
The ninth annual African Economic Forum, held March 28-29, 2009, explored how the continent could utilize resources, such as new investments in technology, to promote growth and stability.
September 15, 2009
Will North Africa be the world's next great solar energy hub? Adrian Almazan explores the opportunities and challenges of developing North Africa's solar energy industry at a local level, through the example of Morocco, as well as at an international level, through the DESERTEC initiative to electrify Europe with the Saharan sun.
August 15, 2009
Students in the Private Equity and Entrepreneurship in Africa Master Class examine how entrepreneurs and investors structure, negotiate and execute deals that make use of current resources to create business opportunities in the often challenging environments of Africa.
July 15, 2009
Ayman Adhair, president and CEO of Global Integrated Management Consulting, discusses business opportunities and challenges in the Middle East and the value of ICT for the government.
May 15, 2009
At the sixth annual African Economic Forum, researchers and practitioners discuss strategies to transform agriculture as the engine of development in Africa.