Forbes.com Blog

As a Forbes.com expert contributor, Dr. Aliouche blogs on international and social franchising-related topics. This opportunity aligns with the RIFC outreach strategy to connect more directly with industry and offers great visibility for RIFC, Paul College, and UNH.  

Connect with Aliouche on Twitter @ehaliouche and RIFC @RIFC_UNH to learn when new blog posts are published.

Trouble Brewing in the Middle East: One Key Lesson of the Arab Spring

March 20, 2019

In his March blog, Dr. Aliouche suggests entrepreneurship, franchising, and particularly social entrepreneurship and social franchising, can help address the daunting youth unemployment challenge in the MENA region, and create opportunities and hope for millions of disillusioned and restless young people. 

   Read the blog here

China or Canada? Which Is More Attractive As A Franchise Market?

January 18, 2019

China Canada flags mash up imageThis month's blog cites the RIFC International Franchise Attractiveness Index as a valuable preliminary tool for franchise firms to use when considering international expansion.

  Read the blog here

How Social Franchising Can Address Global Social Issues

December 10, 2018

Billions of people around the world still face daunting social and economic problems. Learn how social franchising is starting to make a difference in the struggle to make the world a better place for all. 

  Read the blog here.