The Political Economy of Arab Gulf States

The Political Economy of Arab Gulf States

Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

This insightful research review examines the internal and external transformation of the Arab Gulf states and their repositioning within the global order. It explores the interlocking challenges of transition toward post-rentier structures of governance and assesses the domestic, regional and global implications. A multi-level approach begins with sections on domestic political and economic reform and the reformulation of domestic agendas to reflect new issues such as climate-change. Subsequent sections cover the evolution of regional security agendas, new trends in foreign policy and the Arab Gulf states’ rapid emergence as global actors and provide a frank portrayal of this dynamic region.

About this Research Review

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Subjects: economics and finance, political economy, regional economics, politics and public policy, islamic studies, political economy

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