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Mar 7, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 7, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 7, 2008

Segments From this episode

A modern Egyptian industry calling

Mar 7, 2008
They may not go head to head with India, but the call centers of Egypt offer different business perks and provide Egyptians with a decent salary. Amy Scott visits one modern facility near Cairo.

Where Egypt meets U.S. work culture

Mar 7, 2008
Egypt and the U.S. practice business very differently, but mobile-phone company CEO Alex Shalaby mixes the two work cultures to his advantage. He talks with Scott Jagow.

Refugees in Jordan's schools

Mar 7, 2008
When Ayssir's family moved from Baghdad to Amman, Jordan, the children weren't allowed to enter the public school system. But how could the family afford private school? (Last in a series)

Against Saudi odds, a woman CEO

Mar 7, 2008
When Nadia Al Dossary's husband fell into a coma, she ignored Saudi Arabia's laws and handled his affairs. Now, she runs his multimillion-dollar scrap metal company. Kelly McEvers has her story.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC