This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the Gulf Emirates, illuminating many aspects of the socio-economic forces and processes operating on and in the region. It assesses actual oil revenues received and shows the impact oil revenues have had on economic development.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. The Oil Industry 3. Oil Revenues of the Emirates 4. Bahrain: The Allocation of the Oil Revenue 5. Kuwait: The Allocation of the Oil Revenue 6. Qatar: The Allocation of the Oil Revenue 7. UAE: The Allocation of the Oil Revenue 8. Factors Determining the Allocation of the Oil Revenue 9. Impact of the Oil Revenue on Economic Development 10. Conclusion: The Need for Alternative Approaches