Robert Kubinec is part of an international team of researchers working on identifying and collecting government policies in response to the spread of COVID-19.
Robert Kubinec is part of an international team of researchers working on identifying and collecting government policies in response to the spread of COVID-19.
Melina Platas has provided analysis on US government polls showing how Republicans and Democrats trust of the US President impact their perception of COVID-19’s threat to public life.
Tiril Hoye Rahn will pursue a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in International Relations at the University of Oxford, researching conflict prevention and security measures in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Fifteen NYUAD students from across the globe got a unique, on-the-ground look at how the US electoral process really works.
The archive comprises of 300,000 entries since the early 1800s.
NYU Abu Dhabi has produced 14 Rhodes Scholars in just seven years, more Rhodes Scholars per student than any university in the world.
Class of 2019 alumni Rastraraj Bhandari was selected for the fifth cohort at the Yenching Academy of Peking University.
“Being a Senegalese national and economics major … it was empowering to have direct access to individuals with deciding power who could enact change”
If people can care this much about one animal, why is it so hard to rally support for the planet?
Senior Ahmed Meshref's Capstone project clinched the top prize in the Accounting, Economics, and Finance category at the seventh annual Undergraduate Research Competition held in Abu Dhabi.
As part of an immersive 10-day course taught by American political consultant and best-selling author Frank Luntz, students engaged with former prime ministers and key politicians across Europe.
In less than decade since NYU Abu Dhabi welcomed its first students and professors, research conducted by the University’s economics faculty has earned global recognition.
When senior Mai Awamleh first started her social science research experience with NYU’s Global TIES for Children international research center, she never imagined becoming so immersed and effected by the field of international comparative education.
What it’s like to take a class with world-renowned economist Thomas Sargent.
This new funding from the LEGO Foundation will benefit some of the world’s most vulnerable children and their caregivers.
NYU Abu Dhabi social science majors, Majida Al Maktoum and Amal Al Gergawi have been selected as 2019 UAE Rhodes Scholars.
Study shows how to get more Americans, both Democrat and Republicans, to act in support refugees.
Ernesto Reuben specializes in understanding gender roles in the labor market. His research finds that, once set, stereotypes continue to drive specialization and hiring decisions.
The world's rich hold an ever-increasing share of global resources, so, if it's true that they don't care about others, then we really need to worry, says Nikos Nikiforakis, professor of economics.
Rebecca Morton, professor of politics, discusses whether groups make better decisions together than individuals through voting. She finds that when the question is difficult, a dark side emerges.
Rachel Brulé, assistant professor of political science, has won a major award for a paper she wrote, with Nikhar Gaikwad of Columbia University, on the implications of Meghalaya’s inheritance system.
NYU Abu Dhabi graduating seniors Thomas Klein of Hillsborough, NJ, and Hannah Taylor of Plymouth, Mass., have received Fulbright US Student Program awards from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
NYUAD student research into how people and societies behave earned standout honors at the annual UAE Undergraduate Research Competition in Abu Dhabi.
When entrenched social customs come up against modern legislation, the result can be … complicated, Assistant Professor of Political Science Rachel Brulé explains in her new book.
Global Distinguished Professor of Economic History Robert Allen is leading a massive data collection project that will help tell the largely untold story of Middle East economic history.
NYU Abu Dhabi faculty Paula England and Claude Desplan were among the 84 new members and 21 foreign associates who were elected.
Enthnographer John O'Brien writes a compelling portrait of Muslim American teenage boys.
The results of NYU Abu Dhabi research involving public littering has challenged a popular theory on bystander intervention.
NYU Abu Dhabi research is helping to inform policy and improve lives in developing African nations such as Congo, Ghana, and Uganda.
Sociologist Zeynep Ozgen got access to a school in Turkey to see how education sites are used for religious mobilization.
NYU Abu Dhabi Social Science faculty and researchers are frequently featured in local and international news media.
NYU Abu Dhabi marks ten years of innovation
Ten years ago, NYU Abu Dhabi opened with an ambitious vision to become one of the world’s great research universities, addressing complex challenges of local and global significance.
Gulf Daily News | March 25, 2020
Shortlisted for Christopher Ewart-Biggs Literary Prize
Kevin O’Rourke’s A Short History of Brexit: from Brentry to Backstop
The Irish Times | February 12, 2020
The NYUAD professor mapping the birth of modern India through rare publications
Rahul Sagar is collating a digital resource that indexes more than 300,000 rare Indian texts.
The National | December 09, 2019
2019 Books of the Year include Kevin O’Rourke’s A Short History of Brexit
Prospect | December 7, 2019
The best politics books of 2019
As part of Prospect's Books of the Year special, we round up the best books about politics.
Prospect | December 07, 2019
NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2017 graduate Alioune Fall named as 2021 Schwarzman Scholar
NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2017 graduate Alioune Fall has been selected as a 2021 Schwarzman Scholar. Fall will pursue a Master of Global Affairs at Tsinghua University and spend a year immersed in an international community of thinkers, innovators, and senior leaders in business, politics, and society.
Go Dubai | December 07, 2019
Discovering India’s intellectual past
Hundreds of journals, published between 1835 and 1947, have been found. They hold lessons.
Hindustan Times | December 02, 2019
Our 2020 vision
How can we augur the shifts that will affect design, diplomacy, art or architecture in the year ahead? Here is a preview of The Forecast.
Monocle | November 28, 2019
NYU Abu Dhabi researcher builds digital archive that indexes rare and historical Indian texts from the 1800’s
Global Network Associate Professor of Political Science at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Rahul Sagar, has spent the past five years building a significant digital resource for the study of modern India.
The SME Times | November 27, 2019
Kashmiri Businesses Can Finally Use the Internet Again—but at a Steep Cost
New rules force companies to give up their privacy and steer clear of social networks and Wi-Fi if they want their internet back. Regular citizens still have no access, 113 days into a digital blackout.
Foreign Policy | November 26, 2019
Rediscovering Indian thought: How a scholar built a database of pre-Independence magazines
Rahul Sagar details the inspiration and execution of his project to index the contents pages of 255 English-language pre-Independence magazines from India.
Scroll In | November 24, 2019
Two NYUAD students headed for Oxford University after winning Rhodes scholarship
Abdulla Alhashmi and Munib Mesinovic were selected as 2020 UAE Rhodes Scholars.
The National | November 19, 2019
New research in US reveals anti-Muslim bias towards Syrian refugees
Study found American citizens were more sympathetic towards individuals who were Christian, female and English-speaking.
The National | November 03, 2019
Exploitation and Profiteering: Palestinians Forced to Pay a Fortune to Work in Israel
Professor Adnan examines the illegal trade in work permits in Israel and estimates that 20,000 workers paid $140 million last year, each paying up to around $7000. The profits go to brokers and employers.
Haaretz | October 23, 2019
Uganda hailed for allowing open discussion on people's grievances
Professor Melina Platas Izama says there are more active discussions and transparency discussions on people’s frustrations and grievances in Uganda compared to many countries in Africa.
The Independent | October 18, 2019
After a year of Imran Khan, Pakistan is finally stepping into its role as a world player
The message to world leaders is loud and clear: In a dramatic shift from the past, our country is no longer a pawn, a joke or a global bystander. But there's still a long way to go.
Independent | September 26, 2019.
The alternatives to privatization and nationalization
More public resources could be managed as commons without much loss of efficiency.
The Economist | September 12, 2019
US voters appear unmoved by the Mueller report
Professor Adam Ramey of NYU Abu Dhabi says the Mueller report did not reveal anything "substantively new" about the Trump administration.
CNBC | April 22, 2019
Hult Prize holds first summit in Manila
The Hult Prize Foundation staged its first Regional Summit in Manila, with three students from the New York University (NYU)-Abu Dhabi getting the nod of judges for their idea “Loveina” last April at the Samsung Hall SM Aura in Taguig City.
The Manila Times | April 11, 2019
Women are suffering silently in Pakistan – is #MeToo the answer?
Inclusiveness and an appreciation of cultural nuances are key to changing attitudes in a society where harassment is the norm.
The Guardian | April 11, 2019
The Future of Migration
Migration does not represent an existential threat to the strong governments and institutions of North America and Europe. Misperceptions informed by nationalism, populism, and a press more interested in quick scoops and clickbait than in investigative reporting contribute to a sense of threat.
Public Books | April 05, 2019
[Book Review] Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys. | Reviewed by Neda Maghbouleh
O'Brien's argument is that Muslim American teenagers must be understood, first and foremost, as teenagers.
The University of Chicago Press Journals | March, 2019
NYU Abu Dhabi students go on the Brexit trail
A handful of students visit Britain and Europe, rubbing shoulders with former prime ministers and politicians, in a bid to unpick Brexit.
The National | March 28, 2019
Republican Strategist Frank Luntz on Toxic Politics
Walter Isaacson sits down with Republican strategist Frank Luntz to discuss the toxic rhetoric in America’s politics, and why he’s given up hope for a united America.
PBS | March 26, 2019
[Book Review] Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys by John O’Brien | Reviewed by Hale Inanoglu
In a beautifully written prose, Keeping It Halal vividly and analytically illustrates the everyday lives of Muslim American teenagers. In this regard, it is a most welcome contribution to the growing field of American Muslim studies.
The Maydan | March 7, 2019
Battle for tech dominance: China has appropriated the US economic playbook. Can the US reclaim it?
A full-blown trade war is on between the US and China, and we shouldn’t be surprised. The US has used tariffs before to protect its industries, with mixed results. Will the US be better off after imposing this latest round of tariffs?
Times of India | February 12, 2019
A Study on Driverless-Car Ethics Offers a Troubling Look Into Our Values
To figure out how autonomous vehicles should respond during potentially fatal collisions, a group of scientists set out to learn what decisions human drivers would make.
The New Yorker | January 24, 2019
All 'Rhodes' lead to Oxford for ambitious Emirati students
Sheikha Majida Al Maktoum and Amal Al Gergawi are taking up studies at the University of Oxford.
The National | December 17, 2018
Jobs for the boys? New study shows how career paths can be guided by gender
NYU Abu Dhabi professor's research reveals workers are allowing gender stereotypes to put limits on their own ambitions.
The National | November 24, 2018
Thrill-seeking is an overlooked catalyst for political violence
New research pinpoints how a desire for excitement inspires support for violent extremism.
Pacific Standard | October 31, 2018
How to prevent political violence?
Exciting, peaceful activities: American Psychological Association says boredom may be driving rise in shootings and bombings.
Daily Mail | October 30, 2018
Why Women Stay Out of the Spotlight at Work
Women in our study recognized that being less visible in the office could hurt their odds of promotion. But they worried that violating feminine norms could leave them even worse off.
Bob Morris | September 19, 2018
NYU Abu Dhabi grant winners hope to solve social issues with their research
Maitha Al Memari and Hannah Taylor will use their grants to research ways to advance educational guidance in the UAE and to explore solutions to the US drug epidemic respectively.
The National | May 30, 2018
Staff bonuses: there is no right way to reward employees
New research sheds light on the best ways to motivate people.
Financial Times | April 04, 2018
When does Russian propaganda work — and when does it backfire? Here’s what we found.
After examining Russia’s 2014 disinformation campaign in Ukraine, we found that Russian propaganda has very uneven effects. Whether it sways individuals to vote for pro-Russian candidates — or backfires, and makes them less likely to do so — depends on the political predispositions of the target audience.
The Washington Post | April 03, 2018
'Diplomats need narrative tone in digital age'
In a panel discussion at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Omar Saif Ghobash, the UAE's Ambassador to France, joined the former British ambassador to Lebanon Thomas Fletcher, in a conversation on digital diplomacy.
Khaleej Times | March 03, 2018
Will Millennials Return to Religion?
New books by pastors, parents, and experts address the challenge.
Publishers Weekly | February 28, 2018
The pursuit of happiness is backed by science – happy people are more productive
There are proven links between happiness and achievement in schools and workplaces, writes Tom Fletcher
The National | February 11, 2018
NYUAD graduate selected as 2019 Schwarzman Scholar
NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2015 graduate Mandy Tan has been chosen as a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar and will go on to pursue the Master’s programme at Tsinghua University in Beijing, starting in August 2018.
Emirates News Agency | December 06, 2017
Welcome to Umbrella Town
Economic historian Robert Allen of New York University warns that China's loss of its competitive edge could see it follow the US and Britain on the path to de-industrialisation.
BBC World Service | November 30, 2017
American corporations need a wake-up call
The emerging middle class in China, India and across African countries will soon dwarf the U.S. total consumption, yet U.S. multinational corporations seem to be missing out on the opportunity to tap into this market.
The Hill | November 29, 2017
‘We Are Not Yet Free’: Living in Slavery’s Shadow in Mauritania
The rising prominence of voices like Dah Abeid’s is helping to chip away at any lingering slavery-related stigma the Haratine might feel, says Erin Pettigrew, a professor of history at New York University in Abu Dhabi who has studied social activism in Mauritania.
International Reporting Project | November 07, 2017
Why are Crimean Tatars so hostile to Russia?
An article and study co-written by Leonid Peisakhin, assistant professor of political science.
Washington Post | September 5, 2017
As the US gets more involved with Somalia, beware these fallacies
An article co-written by Michael Harsch, assistant professor of practice.
Washington Post | July 18, 2017
The real issue with secrets and leaks
Classified leaks are devastating America, writes Rahul Sagar, political scientist.
Washington Post | February 27, 2017
Leaks are totally American, it's just easier now
Rahul Sagar, political scientist, says President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress would very much like you to know that they are victims of betrayal.
Wired | February 16, 2017
Where do US candidates stand on foreign policy?
Political expert Adam Ramey answers questions about the US election from CNN's Becky Anderson.
CNN Connect the World
Why fund investors could roil bonds
A working paper by Lucas Siga studies the links between monetary policy and mutual fund flows, and any potential risks to financial stability.
Wall Street Journal | August 7, 2016
UAE labor mobility creates winners and losers
A research paper co-authored by NYUAD economist Yaw Nyarko "reinforces the need to exercise caution with labour market interventions, as they sometimes backfire."
The National | August 20, 2016
Failed states and the paradox of civilisation: New lessons from history
While cases of state failure have risen in the last decade, most notably in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa, they are not a new phenomenon, writes economist Pablo Hernandez-Lagos.
Vox | July 26, 2016
NYUAD professor wins Dan David international prize
A video interview with François Bourguignon, global distinguished professor of economics.
Dan David Prize | May 27, 2016
How a startup's burn rate influences its success
Economist Pablo Hernandez-Lagos discusses startup survival and balanced burn rates.
University of Pennsylvania | May 26, 2016