2013 Media Coverage
Media coverage of Dr. Fariborz Ghadar and the Center for Global Business Studies for 2013.
|3/22/2013||Fariborz Ghadar is quoted in an article on U.S. immigration policy: "A few years ago, Penn State professor and international consultant Fariborz Ghadar had a teaching assistant who hailed from India. The young man had a degree from Penn State's Smeal College of Business and 'knows IT inside and out,' Ghadar said. In the not-too-distant-past, seeking to stay in the US would have been a no-brainer. But Ghadar's assistant didn't want to fight for a scarce H-1B visa. Moreover, a job back home would give him more purchasing power. He eventually took an offer from Honeywell International Inc. to manage a call center in India." (Better U.S. immigration policy would help midstate, analysts say)|
|6/24/2013||Minneapolis StarTribune||Fariborz Ghadar is quoted in an article on social policy in the U.S.: "'Whether it's the war on terror or the recession or this or that, society then reacts to those periods, and change usually results,' says Fariborz Ghadar, a global
|7/15/2013||Oil & Gas Monitor||An article authored by Fariborz Ghadar talks about China's growing oil imports from the Middle East and the U.S.'s pursuit of self-sufficiency. "Although it is a source of ongoing debate—whether the United States given forecasts of self-sufficiency in oil and gas should reconsider its commitment (economically, politically, financially) to the region—one thing is clear: Iraq has emerged from the American-led invasion of 2003 as the No. 2 oil exporter in the region (behind Saudi Arabia), free of international sanctions against the Saddam Hussein regime." (A China Syndrome?)|
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MEED: Special Report Iran
|Iran Awaits its new President: Fariborz Ghadar is quoted in an article which talks about Iran following the presidential election. A look at how Iranian politics might change under the leadership of Rouhani and how it will affect Iran’s role in the region with regards to Syria/Hezbollah and Iraq and whether it could change Tehran’s approach to the nuclear negotiations.
||Iran nuclear talks: Why there's room to strike a deal ~This week Iran and world powers finally commence long-delayed nuclear negotiations in Geneva. Was it a coincidence that just a few days ago, Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani engaged in a monumental 15-minute phone call and reopened a line of communication that has been closed for more than thirty years?|
|10/17/2013||VOA.News.com||Persian TV station- Interviewed FG on the budget and debt level issues.|