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.
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
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
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 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