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The birth of a bright new world (3): Who can compete with Uber?
Alaa Abd El Fattah | 'Uber's financing permits it to flood any market where it encounters competition'
The birth of a bright new world (2): Atoms and bits
Alaa Abd El Fattah | Alaa Abd El Fattah writes from prison on the intersection of technology and labor in Egypt's economy
The birth of a bright new world
Alaa Abd El Fattah | Writing from prison, Alaa Abd El Fattah reflects on Egypt's labor economy in the age of Uber
Do economic indicators reflect reality for most Egyptians?
Michel Assaad | Growth amid inequality and corruption only ever benefits a limited number of people
Live updates: Government raises transportation costs nationwide following fuel price hikes
Egypt’s government is raising the tariffs on transportation as well as fares for regulated private
Government hikes fuel prices by up to 66.7%
The government raised fuel prices at 9 am on Saturday morning by as much as 66.67 percent
Video | Ramadan in times of economic crisis
Solafa Sallam | How economic conditions have impacted Egyptians' Ramadan spending
State budget favors wealthy as lower-income groups continue to disproportionately shoulder tax burden
Waad Ahmed | Parliament passed Egypt’s state budget for the fiscal year 2018/9, which will begin in July, on Tuesday.
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