Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

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    A Female Friendly (Industrial) City?

    Aug 16, 12 • 773 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes it is tough to make your economy more productive. In Saudi Arabia, just one woman at the office means you have to have a thick barrier separating her from everyone else. She needs her own entrance, her own bathroom, and a security guard to be sure......  [read more]

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    Tricky Oil Questions

    Jun 17, 12 • 617 Views • No Comments

    1. Asked to list the world’s biggest oil consumers, most of us would be correct if we started with the US and China. With the US at 20.5% and China, 11.4% for 2011, we are almost at one-third of world consumption. 2. But then, it gets a bit tricky.......  [read more]

  • The Surprising Glass Ceiling in Sweden and France

    Saudi Women

    Jun 24, 11 • 794 Views • No Comments

    It is tough for a Saudi Arabian woman to get a driver’s license. Only in rural areas might you see women behind the wheel. Even with recent protests, imagine, to get to work, to pick up groceries, to take a child to the doctor, you need a man. And, if......  [read more]