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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104522–536 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399640
Published: 01 October 2017
... rentier states coupled with immense energy resources has enabled them to escape the failures of the larger region. However, this research posits a United Arab Emirates (UAE) exceptionalism attributed to its internalization of key political, economic and social norms, and the promotion of such norms as a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 22292–303 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902853983
Published: 01 April 2009
... doctrines: Keynesian and Monetarism. It also reasserts the long-term alternative strategy for the liberalization of the oil-hostage rentier economies. The given analysis is based on the experience of the oil-rentier countries, as well as the fiscal and monetary policies applied in the advanced economies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44445–462 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.621385
Published: 01 October 2011
... would experience a diminution in both role and influence with the increasing influence of the rentier economy, even if it would remain an essential part and counter-weight of the delicate and precarious balance that maintains the state through the playing off of state interests and policies against...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... economy from a statist developmental model in the 1950s and 1960s to first rentierism in the 1980s and, finally, to a neoliberalism one in the 1990s and 2000s can be divided roughly into four periods: In an attempt to explain the implications of this paradigmatic shift in the Egyptian economy for the...
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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
... state, the rentier economy arguably engendered contempt for work and effort as social values in a culture sustained by kinship, political patronage, and clientelism. 2 The bitter experience of the Gaddafi era led to an obvious lack of interest in institutional aspects, and to the emergence of a...
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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
... a real estate company, Solidére (la Société libanaise pour le développement et la reconstruction), as his vehicle for developing central Beirut, and he anchored the Lebanese currency to the US dollar. Both actions deepened the rentier economy and moved the country to disaster. Hariri was one of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122171–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122009
Published: 02 June 2019
... institutions, not to mention the need for a functioning system of separating the authorities and the need to activate sanctions in Iraqi laws. In this respect, the team pointed to the political interference in the judiciary, and the weakness of legal culture. Economic: as an oil-exporting rentier state...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12175–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121005
Published: 01 March 2019
... concentration of power around Gaddafi and a small group of collaborators. In rentier systems, the government’s public expenditures are based on the income derived from outside rent, meaning that budgetary policies are largely related to expenses and are aimed at legitimizing the regime. State and income were...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
... point out that neoliberalism is not a purely evil thing, but its virtues are too few while its vices are too many, especially in rentier-dependent countries such as GCC countries for reasons that are social and political. Indeed, this neoliberalism could play a dangerous role in tampering with the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1143–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114001
Published: 04 December 2018
... last century in the Middle East, the manipulation of religion was the main contributor to the self-destruction of Arab communities. It kept them in a state of perpetual developmental failure. This developmental breakdown appears in rentier economies where corruption and the plunder of national...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113010
Published: 03 September 2018
... are looking for appropriate ways to diversify their economies in the light of the volatility of world oil markets and the growing debate about neoliberalism as an approach to performing the sought-after reform in rentier states. Hence, the author presents the major elements of neoliberalism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
...: A Comparative Perspective . New York : Marcel Dekker . Hertog, S. 2011 . “ Rentier Militaries in the Gulf States: The Price of Coup-Proofing. ” International Journal of Middle East Studies 43 ( 3 ): 400 – 2 . ——— . 2013 . The Private Sector and Reform in the Gulf Cooperation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113113–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113006
Published: 03 September 2018
... traditional Sunni Islamic schools, non-democratic, rentier, neighbors, and members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. In spite of the numerous features they have in common, their relations are quite turbulent, particularly since the Arab Spring. Their mutual characteristics and shared identities...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2297–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000017
Published: 01 March 2018
... . Chapter 7 is an indictment of the rentier economies in the Arab world. The originality of Corm’s historical and analytical approach to the issues in the region is the incorporation in his analytical framework of the economic dimension of events. He shows the glaring differences between the economies of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-219–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001B
Published: 01 March 2018
... Rentier State in the Arab World.” Arab Studies Quarterly 9 ( 4 ): 383 – 98 . Belgziz, Abdullah . 2017 . “Identity Crisis in Time of Globalization.” Shuman Foundation, March 2017 . Retrieved on December 8, 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHyFnIao2bg . Bröning, Michael . 2016 . “The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104633–641 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399655
Published: 01 October 2017
... Rentier System: New Challenges and Past Economic Trajectories in Iraq. International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs 52 (1): 61 75. Holslag, Jonathan. 2017. How China s New Silk Road Threatens European Trade. Inter- national Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs 52 (1...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104577–595 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402481
Published: 01 October 2017
... Arab econ- omies is characterized in general by the excessive reliance on energy exports (oil, gas and minerals), which makes them rentier economies domestically and exchange econom- ies internationally. Such characteristics keep them at the mercy of the foreign partners pressures and of global price...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102171–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297564
Published: 01 April 2017
... using the programme as a safety net for their transition frommilitary to civilian life, considered it a legitimate path to accessing their perceived share public funds facilitated by institutional corruption or dysfunction and sanctioned by the culture of a rentier economy. Payments of cash...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94511–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238612
Published: 01 October 2016
... Arab politics can be attributed to the rentier nature of Arab economies, the primacy of ethnic identities and loyalties, and networks of patron client relations. Arab authoritarian regimes encourage the expansion of military roles in managing the affairs of the states, either on the basis of their...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... economic arrangements. CONTACT Bassam Yousif bassam.yousif@indstate.edu © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Iraq economic history rentier economies Dutch Disease institutions state capacity economic sanctions Iraq s stunted growth: human and economic development in...