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In the wake of falling oil prices and regional instability, the Gulf Cooperation Council read more...
Sep 4, 2016  /  Dr. Omar AlUbaydli  /  Economics  /  The National
The UAE offers economic opportunities to the rich and poor. For those with modest read more...
Aug 29, 2016  /  Dr. Omar AlUbaydli  /  Economics  /  US News
Government regulations vary greatly in their effectiveness. In cases of ones that fail, a read more...
Aug 21, 2016  /  Dr. Omar AlUbaydli  /  Economics  /  The National
In 2011, the UAE dramatically reformed its kafala system by allowing migrant workers with read more...
Aug 14, 2016  /  Dr. Omar AlUbaydli  /  Economics  /  Al-Hayat Newspaper
In July 2016, the World Bank appointed American Paul Romer as the Bank’s chief read more...
The economies of the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries are highly dependent on the read more...
Aug 5, 2016  /  Dr. Omar AlUbaydli  /  Economics  /  The National
From the days of antiquity, through to the middle of the twentieth century, economics read more...
Aug 1, 2016  /  Dr. Omar AlUbaydli  /  Economics  /  Al-Hayat Newspaper
In most GCC countries, for some time, over 50% of employed nationals have been read more...
Jul 23, 2016  /  Dr. Omar AlUbaydli  /  Economics  /  The National
Declining oil prices have curtailed the GCC governments’ abilities to employ citizens in the read more...