The Global Economic Crisis and Consequences for Development Strategy in Dubai [NOOK Book]

Overview

This book identifies and addresses the impacts of the global financial crisis on Dubai and the region. The issues are highlighted and analyzed by a group of distinguished scholars. Specifically, discussions are focused on the following four interrelated issues:
Why and how the financial crisis happened and what are its consequences for the economies of the Middle East?
Defining the emerging global regulatory ...
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The Global Economic Crisis and Consequences for Development Strategy in Dubai

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Overview

This book identifies and addresses the impacts of the global financial crisis on Dubai and the region. The issues are highlighted and analyzed by a group of distinguished scholars. Specifically, discussions are focused on the following four interrelated issues:
Why and how the financial crisis happened and what are its consequences for the economies of the Middle East?
Defining the emerging global regulatory framework and the new financial architecture;
The long term development strategy for the UAE / Dubai in the post crisis global economy; and
The oil market and the global financial crisis

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137001108
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 5/31/2012
  • Series: Economics of the Middle East
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 206
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Ali Tawfik Al Sadik is the senior economist and project manager at Dubai Economic Council. He received his PhD in Economics at North Carolina State University in 1975. He held several positions after graduation: visiting assistant professor of economics at NCSU, chief economist at the Organization of Arab Producing and Exporting Countries, several leading positions at the Arab Monetary Fund starting in 1979, and most recently director of Economic Policy Institute. He has published over thirty papers, authored a book on Arab Economic Integration and granted its publication rights to the Quds Open University in Amman, and edited eight books on various economic and financial topics.  

Ibrahim Ahmed Elbadawi is director of the Economic Policy & Research Center at the Dubai Economic Council. Until February 2009 he was lead economist at the Development Research Group of the World Bank, which he joined in 1989; and previously he was an associate professor of economics at the University of Gezira in Sudan. He holds a PhD in Economics and Statistics from North Carolina State and Northwestern University. His most recent edited book (with Samir Makdisi) is Democracy in the Arab World: Explaining the Deficit (2010). 

Ali Tawfik Al Sadik is senior economist and project manager at the Dubai Economic Council.
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Table of Contents

Introduction; A.Tawfik Al Sadik & I.Elbadawi
Strengthening the Financial Architecture: The Unanswered Questions; B.Eichengreen
The Oil Market and the Financial Crisis; R.E.Mabro
The Global Crisis: Old and New Lessons for Macroeconomic Policy; A.Tawfik Al Sadik & L.Servén
Financial Crises and Real Estate Bubbles: Dynamics and Policy Responses in Dubai; B.Renaud
Sources of Economic Growth and Development Strategy in Dubai; I.A.Elbadawi and R.Soto
A Long-Term Strategy for Dubai Building on Innovation and Clusters; Ö.Sölvell
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