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Weaning Saudi Arabia Off Oil

September 26th, 2016

Episode 624 of 836 episodes

Saudi Arabia is the world's biggest oil producer but amid falling world oil prices, it has ambitious plans to diversify its economy. We talk to Simon Henderson, director of the Gulf and Energy Policy Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about the obstacles that involves, including cultural ones, while Professor William Scott-Jackson, chairman of Oxford Strategic Consulting and director of the Centre for Applied HR Research, explains how things are already changing in the country. Plus Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times dispenses career advice as she argues there's no such thing as the perfect job. (Photo: Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh, Credit: Getty Images)

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