What Europe’s Green Deal Will Disrupt

Europe’s green deal was first announced during December, 2019. Targeting carbon emissions and consumption patterns, the plan is local and global. But it will especially disrupt the world’s oil markets. Below you can see that the EU’s dependence on oil…

Six Facts That We Need to Know About Oil

With the price of crude plunging, oil supply facts can provide insight about its production, consumption, and significance.

Why It’s Tough for OPEC to Fight the Frackers

The OPEC nations are having a tough time deciding what oil price to target because it all depends on how U.S. shale oil producers will respond.

How Women Could Elevate the Saudi GDP

Far more than constraining Saudi women, Saudi Arabia’s discrimination diminishes the entire economy’s production possibilities.

Curing Saudi Arabia’s Dutch Disease

The Saudi king’s golden escalators are examples of their affluence from oil and the need for Saudi diversification from oil.

The (Dutch) Disease in Saudi Arabia and Venezuela

As in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia, the Dutch disease that an economy catches comes from too much dependence for revenue and jobs on one commodity like oil.

What You Might Not Know About Cheap Oil

Because markets fluctuate, oil prices will rise and fall but the consequences of cheap oil can be unexpected.

Gender Issues: Saudi Working Women

What a difference a job makes! In Saudi Arabia, although many women still need a man’s “yes,” for most major and minor decisions ranging from marrying to mall shopping, a recent decree from King Abdullah opened some professional doors. For…

One Huge Reason Why the Global Gender Gap Report Affects You

On Saturday, in Saudi Arabia, one woman with an international driver’s license drove to her local grocery store, alone, to purchase a container of milk. Elated, she arrived home to report that the trip was uneventful. Elsewhere, also participating in…

Gender Issues: A Saudi Subway

Monthly, a Saudi college student spends $535 (2,000 riyals) for a minibus that drives her to and from school. Without the minibus, she would need a taxi or a male driver because religious law prohibits her from driving her own…