Choose one topic from the list “macro global growth factors” (listed below). We reviewed these factors in the first class. Pick a factor that if addressed would enhance Qatar’s ability to diversify its exports and realize the goals of ” Qatar National Vision 2030″. Discuss how you would propose the State of Qatar address this factor going forward. The 5 trends listed below can be found in the first deck we reviewed in class. It is in the files section in Canvas and is attached to this note. 1.Rising Incomes in Developing Countries > GDP = More Discretionary Income – “Rising Middle Class” 2. Increased Urbanization in ‘Developing Markets’ Clusters = Capability development + Geo-Political Influence 3. Accelerating Technology Changes AI, Digital, Cloud, Comms = Lower costs to enter markets… faster and bespoke product development 4. Greater Global Connections The world may not be flat … but it is more horizontal …more permeable sovereign boundaries 5. Aging Populations “Demographics are destiny”…many countries have a declining 20-40 yo workforce Talent shortage. – Not to exceed 5 pages. Excluding graphics and sources.