Drawing on 15 years of research from Chile to India, Kenya to Indonesia, Banerjee and Duflo have identified new aspects of the behavior of poor people, their needs, and the way that aid or financial investment can affect their lives.
Winner of the FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2011.
In this long-running business best-seller, Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business.
With a career in international politics and diplomacy that spans decades, Dr. Hamad Al-Kawari offers his unique perspective to the complex social and political issues facing Qatar and the Arab world. A mixture of personal stories, professional biography, and intellectual observations, The Global Majlis covers themes ranging from methods of negotiation to cultural diplomacy, education, art and literature, and the path to freedom.
An analysis of the most important cultural, political and social issues of the century, as seen through the eyes of one of Qatar’s top diplomats and current Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage
A thought-provoking account of modern western Muslim life written by one of the most important scholars of Islamic thought today, available in Arabic for the first time
Politics enters the lives of every family in Palestine. In this literary historical tour de force, Suad Amiry traces the lives of individual members of Palestinian families and, through them, the histories of both Palestine and the émigré Palestinian community in other countries of the Middle East
Steve Jobs was loved, hated, admired and dismissed. He was a living legend, the 21 year-old genius who founded Apple in his parent’s garage.
A collection of essays, Gulf Women provides a greater understanding of the history of the Gulf and the Arab world, as well as the history of Muslim women.
There’s no such thing as a ‘free’ market. Globalization isn’t making the world richer. Poor countries are more entrepreneurial than rich ones.