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The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf

Raphael Espinoza, Ghada Fayad, and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683796
eISBN:
9780191763373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683796.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The GCC countries have thus far managed to leverage their large natural resource wealth to achieve economic prosperity and finance social advances, and have also emerged as important sources of funds ... More


Oil, Volatility, and Institutions: Cross-Country Evidence from Major Oil Producers

Amany El-Anshasy, Kamiar Mohaddes, and Jeffrey B. Nugent

in Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the long-run effects of oil revenue and its volatility on economic growth, as well as the role of institutions in this relationship. We collect annual and monthly data on 17 ... More


The Determinants of Long-Term Growth in the GCC Countries

Raphael Espinoza, Ghada Fayad, and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

in The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683796
eISBN:
9780191763373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683796.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

GDP growth in the GCC has been considerably higher than in advanced economies and other oil exporters outside the region since 1986. The chapter shows that the GCC countries have swiftly accumulated ... More


Fiscal Institutions and Macroeconomic Management in the United Arab Emirates

Raimundo Soto

in Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The UAE has seemingly escaped “the natural resource curse”: it is one of the richest countries in the world and ranks comparatively highly on business environment, infrastructure, and institutional ... More


Introduction

Jonathon W. Moses and Bjørn Letnes

in Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787174
eISBN:
9780191829260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787174.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

It is common, if problematic, to refer to the Norwegian model of resource management as a blueprint for developing countries that wish to avoid the Paradox of Plenty. This introductory chapter lays ... More


Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience

Jonathon W. Moses and Bjørn Letnes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787174
eISBN:
9780191829260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787174.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience describes how Norway has created new institutions and policies, and employed good macroeconomic management techniques, administrative ... More


Introductory Chapter

Raphael Espinoza, Ghada Fayad, and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

in The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683796
eISBN:
9780191763373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683796.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have gone through considerable changes in the last decade. With the increasing sophistication of their market economies and the growing global ... More


Conclusion

Jonathon W. Moses and Bjørn Letnes

in Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787174
eISBN:
9780191829260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787174.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

There is broad recognition that Norway manages its natural resources successfully. Policymakers are flocking to Norway to try to learn the lessons provided by the Norwegian model. This book describes ... More


The Norwegian Petroleum Administration

Jonathon W. Moses and Bjørn Letnes

in Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787174
eISBN:
9780191829260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787174.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter establishes the broad parameters for oil management. It considers the threat of the Resource Curse, and what can be done to address the challenges of corruption, and the imbalance of ... More


Government Spending, Subsidies, and Economic Efficiency

Raphael Espinoza, Ghada Fayad, and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

in The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683796
eISBN:
9780191763373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683796.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Public investment and subsidies can be inefficient, but in the GCC these are crucial engines of growth. Subsidies are also used to redistribute oil windfalls, and the problem of a government that ... More


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