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The Growing Threat of Global Recession… Risk can be diminished by Policymakers

With global problems varying between decrease in real incomes in advanced economies, a not very positive outlook for China, and the fears from the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, there is strong reason to worry that the...

WHAT IS DEFI AND WILL IT TAKE OVER BANKS?

BY DR SOHA MAAD Introduction Decentralised Finance DEFI is threatening the future of banks. This article overviews DEFI, its historical evolution, its various technologies, applications, and ecosystem. Following this overview, the article establishes a...

Will China’s Growth be affected by the Ukrainian Conflict?

The additional spike in food and energy prices caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict could be devastating for China. But the country’s neutral political stance toward the war may also yield economic gains. China announced...

Conflict in Ukraine’s Effect on Developing Countries

The Ukrainian conflict has caused increases in oil and food prices, further harming developing countries striving to recover from the pandemic. International organizations should provide financing to help these economies cope with multiple shocks,...

WHO OWNS WORLD RESOURCES?

BY DR SOHA MAAD Introduction Latest world development, mainly wars and alliances, motivates us to raise the question of who owns world resources. Food security, oil and gas supply and distribution, healthcare provision, and...

Economic Metrics and Sustainable Policymaking

Care is the life-giving force that sustains health and well-being, binding together societies and ecologies. But everyday forms of care, though essential, are systematically undervalued. Most care is provided by women, whose contributions are...

Avoiding a Global Food Crisis

It is becoming clear that the Ukraine war’s economic and humanitarian repercussions – especially rising food prices – will be felt far beyond Europe. The international community must act now to prevent some of...

Tiktok For Banking And Finance

By Dr Soha Maad Introduction This article sheds light on the use of TikTok in banking and finance. The article starts by introducing TikTok and its main features, how to download it, and how...

THE HORIZON OF DIGITAL FINANCIAL INCLUSION IN ARAB BANKS

BY DR SOHA MAAD Introduction This article explores the horizon of digital financial inclusion in Arab banks. It presents a comprehensive overview of financial inclusion and its historical evolution towards digital financial inclusion, highlighting...

How Much Has the Pandemic Cost?

As the COVID-19 pandemic entered its third year, the United States was enjoying a protracted stock-market boom, and China’s global trade surplus had reached record highs. There is reason to believe these trends will...