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Bringing 
business expertise 
back home

Is the balance of power for business education now shifting in the Gulf States? As the traditional destination for aspiring MBA students in the last thirty years, US schools such as Harvard, Wharton and Tuck could rely upon a steady stream of applicants from the Middle East each year, with little competition from elsewhere.

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