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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 22292–303 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902853983
Published: 01 April 2009
...Sabri Zire Al-Saadi This article highlights the limitation of the traditional macroeconomic policies related to oil-rent crucial issues and suggests remedies for the current global financial and economic crises in view of free market efficiency principles as advocated by contemporary economic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52252–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.671999
Published: 01 April 2012
... corporations and the intersection of power and vast revenues deriving from oil rent that has also permitted, through an overinflated and ineffectual state bureaucracy, a fertile environment for the pernicious phenomenon. Privatization; the opening of Algerian markets to direct foreign investment and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
... capitalism, and, most especially, the emergence of Gulf capital’s dominant position in Lebanon. He was a representative of Arabian oil wealth. His profession as a contractor ( muqawel ) conditioned his “vision” of reconstructing Lebanon. He regarded urban megaprojects as the key to economic success. He used...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13146–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.46
Published: 01 March 2020
... centrally controlled. The legal framework governing the management of national resources dates from the period when the modern Libyan state came into existence and after the discovery and export of crude oil, and particularly after the constitutional amendment of 1963, which ended a period of federalism. It...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124141–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.141
Published: 01 December 2019
...://tradingeconomics.com/israel/natural-gas-rents-percent-of-gdp-wb-data.html UBS . 2011 . “Israel Oil and Gas Sector Initiation .” UBS April 5. Accessed December 16, 2013 . http://israelstrategist.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UBS-Israel-Oil-and-Gas-sector.pdf Udasin , Sharon . 2013 . “Natural Gas...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12175–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121005
Published: 01 March 2019
... elites with the best chance of controlling the power structure are those capable of militarily defeating the others on the ground, and thus controlling the state. In addition to coercion, other power resources have also been important (international recognition, oil benefits, foreign alliances, etc...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114111–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114006
Published: 04 December 2018
... more than 400 oil workers in South Sudan in 2015. It was the biggest evacuation operation by the PLAN, and Djibouti played a critical role in this operation. Therefore, China’s military diplomacy shoulders responsibility for safeguarding Chinese citizens and enterprises which are increasingly becoming...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2297–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000017
Published: 01 March 2018
... South East Asian countries and those of Arab countries (229). He even coins a new phrase, “carbon autocracy” (232) in contrast to Timothy Mitchell’s “carbon democracy” ( Mitchell 2011 ) and notes the resulting “mal-development” (236). Oil revenues and other rent-based income were poorly invested in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104522–536 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399640
Published: 01 October 2017
.... ANTWI-BOATENG AND M. BINHUWAIDIN the future of Arab Gulf States with the advent of declining revenues or diminished oil rent in one study, but in another, a decade later, sounded more optimistic (Richard andWater- bury, 2007). Richard andWaterbury (2007) acknowledge that in spite of the huge amounts of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... the high average ratio of oil revenue to total budget revenues, which averaged 80.30% between 1959 and 1970 (Brown 1979). Similarly, this trend which has only been increasing is demon- strated by the high contribution of oil to the gross domestic product (GDP). For instance, the average oil rent...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 1011–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1272225
Published: 01 January 2017
... solve other issues in the region. Similarly, the agreement would pave the way for Iran and other Western powers to implement trade, oil and econ- omic treaties and contracts. This would push Iran gradually to withdraw its hostile dis- course towards the USA. Consequently, the USA would come to recognize...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93400–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1202596
Published: 01 July 2016
... scientific publication; aca- demic articles; patents on inventions; the rent of property; and licensing fees from the standpoint that innovative companies typically endeavour to put out existing or new pro- ducts or ones under development in the market or to improve their business practices by using...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... Luciani 1987, Anderson 1987). Oil is thus predicted to nourish authoritarian politics. Alan Richards and JohnWaterbury note, however, that this effect is likely to be temporary: oil rents produce new domestic actors (contractors, industrialists or even consumers) who may in time function in ways that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
... threat assessment, but rather is the result of pressures ofmajor states desiring to drive weapons factories andmiddlemen arms dealers whowant to swell their bank accounts with monies from the oil rent, even if there is no need for these weapons. The most recent figures available indicate that among the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92237–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1151611
Published: 01 April 2016
... economies on the oil rent. They also questioned the exporta- tion of skilled and unskilled manpower, the tendency to increase luxury consumption, the neglect of the rural population and the agricultural capacity to produce food for domestic consumption, as well as the failure to appropriate sciences and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9113–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118229
Published: 01 January 2016
... vulnerable to exogenous shock, for example the fluctuation of oil prices, but their stability stems from historical choices and physical resources. The old model of rentierism is anchored in simple political economy, namely the role of oil rent in pacifying the population through the redistributive state...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84469–487 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1080965
Published: 01 October 2015
... Islamist terrorists. . Illegal employment of cheap and undocumented Syrian workers. . Illegal and forced prostitution of female Syrians in Turkish cities. . Increases in rents because of the increasing demands from Syrians for rental apartments in Turkey. . Higher divorce rates in Turkish border regions...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83420–425 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1053694
Published: 01 July 2015
... transformations in Arab societies, many of which have grown dependent upon it (90). In fact, oil wealth has exacerbated the culture of rent in many societies, with dis- astrous results (91). The Islamic revolution in Iran has also contributed to change in the Arab world. It has triggered an Islamic revival...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82181–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1016765
Published: 01 April 2015
... functional distribution. It is the second type of distribution that gives the remuneration to the factors of production, as the wages for work, the rent for the land, the interest for the capital used in the process of production, namely the borrowed part of capital, and the profit for the capital owned by...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82239–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1024983
Published: 01 April 2015
... considerable part of the elite became expatriates, on account of the brain drain to the West and emigration to the oil-rich Arab countries. The elite that remained were largely leftist and had historically allied themselves with the national goals claimed by the dictatorships. An exception to this was the...