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Selected Case

published: 19 Dec 2014

  • Topic: Economics & Finance
  • Industry: Economy
  • Region: Middle-East

Abstract:
The case describes the economic and social transformation of the UAE over the last 60 years from a quiet backwater on the desert Gulf Peninsula into a fast-growing modern economy and one of the world’s largest melting pots of nationalities and cultures.

Pedagogical Objectives:
Instructors can use this case to discuss economic diversification strategies.

Keywords:
Economic Diversification, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Middle-East, Sovereign Wealth Fund, Debt, Oil, Social Transformation


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