Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 6, 2008
Mar 6, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 6, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 6, 2008

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Egyptian start-ups battle red tape

Mar 6, 2008
Egyptian entrepreneurs have many hurdles ahead of them to start a business, from finding money to surviving a gauntlet of paperwork. Amy Scott talks to young business owners in Egypt to hear more about their struggle.

Economies need more than just oil

Mar 6, 2008
For many Americans, the Middle East all boils down to oil. But commentator Dennis Ross notes development lags in Middle Eastern countries. To solve the problem, they're seeking to diversify their economies.

Egypt's newfound labor movement

Mar 6, 2008
Textiles are a huge employer in Egypt, but workers have started protesting their wages. In an unusual move, the government met the demands of thousands of strikers last year. Scott Jagow asks American University's Joel Beinin why.

Work not enough for Iraqi refugees

Mar 6, 2008
Once civil servants in their home in Baghdad, Ayssir and Maher now work small jobs round the clock to provide for their family in Jordan. But they still rely on the help of friends to get by (Part 4 of a series).

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 6, 2008

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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