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Title The economy of Dubai / Abdulrazak Al Faris and Raimundo Soto
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents Cover; The Economyof Dubai; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; 1: Introduction; 1.1 THE AGGREGATE PERSPECTIVE; 1.2 THE CONTRIBUTION OF ECONOMIC SECTORS; 1.3 THE FACTORS OF SUSTAINED DEVELOPMENT; 2: Macroeconomic Overview; 2.1 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND; 2.1.1 Rashid's Era; 2.1.2 Sheikh Mohammed's Vision; 2.2 OVERVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE ECONOMY OF DUBAI; 2.2.1 Economic Growth; 2.2.2 Sources of Economic Growth in Dubai; 2.3 STRUCTURE OF DUBAI ECONOMY; 2.4 MACROECONOMIC POLICIES; 2.4.1 Inflation
2.4.2 Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies2.4.3 Fiscal Policy; 2.5 CONCLUSIONS AND OUTLOOK; REFERENCES; 3: Public Debt Management and Fiscal Sustainability; 3.1 INTRODUCTION; 3.2 THE STRUCTURE OF DUBAI GOVERNMENT'S FISCAL OPERATIONS; 3.2.1 Fiscal Performance of the Dubai Government; 3.3 DUBAI'S DEBT STRUCTURE AND PROFILE; 3.4 GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS AND THE DUBAI GOVERNMENT'S DEBT; 3.5 FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY; 3.6 CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS; APPENDIX I: DUBAI INC.; APPENDIX II: DUBAI DEBT PROFILE; REFERENCES; 4: Strategic Axes for the Development of Productive Business
4.1 DUBAI'S STORY4.1.1 Dubai's Performance; 4.1.2 Competing Visions of the Future; 4.2 THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT REFORMS; 4.2.1 Neighbourhood Effects; 4.2.2 A General Take on the Current Business Environment; 4.2.3 Does Reform of the Business Environment Matter?; 4.3 LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVES ON BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT REFORM; 4.3.1 The Advantage of Rule-based Systems; 4.3.2 Openness to Experiment and Failure; 4.4 CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 5: International Trade: Potential and Policies; 5.1 INTRODUCTION; 5.2 STYLIZED FACTS OF FOREIGN TRADE IN DUBAI AND THE UAE; 5.2.1 Product Space
5.2.2 Trade Partners5.2.3 Regional Trade; 5.3 POTENTIAL TRADE; 5.3.1 Potential Trade; 5.4 TRADE DEVELOPMENT AND TRADE POLICIES; REFERENCES; 6: Economic Linkages between Free Zones and Main Dubai; 6.1 INTRODUCTION; 6.2 DUBAI FREE ZONES; 6.3 CHARACTERISTICS OF DUBAI FIRMS IN AND OUTSIDE THE FREE ZONES; 6.3.1 The Use of Intermediate Inputs; 6.4 ESTIMATING DUBAI FZ BACKWARD LINKAGES; 6.4.1 The Econometric Model; 6.4.1.1 Explanatory Variables; 6.4.2 Empirical Results; 6.4.2.1 The Local Intermediate Inputs Channel; 6.4.3 The Labour Market Channel; 6.4.4 The Business Finance Channel
6.5 CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONSREFERENCES; 7: Competitiveness and Sustainability of Tourism; 7.1 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND; 7.2 RECENT TRENDS IN TOURISM IN DUBAI; 7.3 DEMAND FOR TOURISM IN DUBAI; 7.3.1 Evolution in Guests; 7.3.2 The Length of Stay; 7.3.3 The Seasonality of Demand; 7.4 SUPPLY OF TOURISM IN DUBAI; 7.4.1 Attractions Offer in Dubai; 7.4.2 Public Infrastructure Offer; 7.4.3 Accommodation Offer; 7.4.4 Hostelling Performance; 7.4.5 Competitiveness; 7.4.6 Regional Competition; 7.5 INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES; 7.6 CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS; REFERENCES
Summary A volume on the economy, and economic growth and development, of Dubai. It covers a wide range of topics: macroeconomic policy, labour markets, social policies, and historical developments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on January 27, 2016)
Subject Economic history.
Economic policy.
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) -- Economic conditions
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) -- Economic policy
United Arab Emirates -- Dubai.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Al Faris, Abdulrazak, editor
Soto, Raimundo, editor
ISBN 9780191818325
0191818321
9780198758389
0198758383