Abu Dhabi and Dubai: Economic development as in Arabian Nights?

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Benner, Maximilian;
(2011)
  • Subject: Abu Dhabi; Dubai; diversification; industrialization; industrial policy
    • jel: jel:O25 | jel:O14 | jel:L71 | jel:O10 | jel:L78 | jel:O20

The development of Abu Dhabi and Dubai during past years seems breathtaking. Both emirates pursue a strategy of diversifying their economic structure and thus of becoming less dependent on oil and gas. The obvious goal is to secure their prosperity for an era beyond oil... View more
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