Welcome to DERASAT, a think tank in the Kingdom of Bahrain, with a vision to create a forum for intellectual thought, creative dialogue and high quality analyses.
Dr. Ashraf Keshk highlights the Governments World Summit and a road map for the future
Economists typically criticise import tariffs, because they result in higher prices for consumers.The Arabian Gulf countries have generally subscribed to this view. However, as the Gulf countries look to diversify their economies, is it time to consider imposing temporary tariffs to develop domestic industries?
This latest issue of the Derasat Journal (1/2018) celebrates the 10th anniversary of the launch of His Majesty, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s initiative, Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030.
The 60,000 word report was authored by a team of specialist researchers, headed by independent development expert, Dr. Craig Naumann, and featuring three Bahrainis affiliated to Derasat: economist Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, economist Ms. Ghada Abdulla, and renewable energy specialist Eng. Abdulla Alabbasi. It covers the period 2005-2018……………