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The Political Economy of Saudi Arabia

by Tim Niblock

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political economy,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / International,
  • International - Economics,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Saudi Arabia,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10206092M
    ISBN 100415428432
    ISBN 109780415428439

    Saudi Arabia and Iran were selected as empirical referents to evaluate the hypotheses of the aforementioned schools in political economy. The evidence more» provided by the case studies, Saudi Arabia and Iran, are not very decisive for preferring . Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia - Government and society: Saudi Arabia is a monarchy ruled by the Āl Saʿūd, a family whose status was established by its close ties with and support for the Wahhābī religious establishment. Islamic law, the Sharīʿah, is the primary source of legislation, but the actual promulgation of legislation and implementation of policy is often mitigated by more .

    The economy of Saudi Arabia is one of the top twenty economies in the world (). It is dependent on oil as the country has the second-largest proven petroleum reserves, and the country is the largest exporter of petroleum in the world. It also has the fifth-largest proven natural gas reserves and is considered an "Energy Superpower". With a total worth of US$ trillion, Saudi Arabia Currency: Saudi Riyal (SAR). An updated version in Arabic of the volume original published as Saudi Arabia in the Balance: Political Economy, Society, Foreign Affairs (New York: New York University Press, ) View full .

    The global economy will rebound in , but social distancing measures will remain in place for a long time. Economy | April 28th Middle East coronavirus round-up: . Notwithstanding the government's plans to boost oil output (as part of the price war with Russia), the lower oil price forecast and global recession will hurt the overall economy. Real GDP is now forecast to contract by 3% in


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The Political Economy of Saudi Arabia [Tim Niblock, Monica Malik] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. With Saudi Arabia being of immense importance both politically and economically in the Middle East, this book provides a Cited by: This book is considered to be, to me and many other researchers who are interested in the economy of Saudi Arabia, a guidebook and a path in studying this country's economy by pointing out the important issues that control this country's economy.

Read more. 3 Cited by: Abstract. Hostile relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia play a key role in the political instability plaguing the Middle East.

The book argues that in contrast to the conventional wisdom that the rift is primordial and inevitable, driven by sectarian tension, rapprochement between Riyadh and Tehran is possible and it sets out a realistic agenda on how to achieve it. Get this from a library. The political economy of Saudi Arabia.

[Tim Niblock; Monica Malik] -- With Saudi Arabia being of immense importance both politically and economically in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed, broad ranging survey of the development of the Saudi economy from.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Islami, A. Reza S. Political economy of Saudi Arabia. Seattle: Distributed by University of Washington Press, ©   With Saudi Arabia being of immense importance both politically and economically in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed, broad ranging survey of the development of the Saudi economy from the s to the present by: Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a country in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian a land area of approximately 2, km 2 (, sq mi), Saudi Arabia is geographically the largest sovereign state in Western Asia, the second-largest in the Arab world (after Algeria), the fifth-largest in Asia, and the 12th-largest in the g code: + Books shelved as saudi-arabia: Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea, Finding Nouf by Zoë Ferraris, Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Ar.

The Riyadh International Book Fair is an annual book fair in Saudi lasts 11 days and regularly attracts over a half million visitors (it is not the largest fair in the MENA region, contrary to some claims).The fair is used to showcase Saudi government policy, and it has been a locus of political power struggles with the government.

Hundreds of publishers sell pre-approved Begins: Tuesday (an opening day, not open to the general public). Using four Gulf sovereign wealth funds as case studies – Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the UAE - this book examines and analyses the history, governance and structure, and investment strategies of the above mentioned funds, in the context of on-going debates about their by: 6.

(). The Political Economy of Saudi Arabia. Middle Eastern Studies: Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. Cited by: 1. Together, the two families established political power in the Riyadh region and then rapidly conquered most of what is now Saudi Arabia.

Alarmed, the Ottoman Empire's viceroy for the region, Mohammad Ali Pasha, launched an invasion from Egypt that turned into the Ottoman-Saudi War, lasting from to Author: Kallie Szczepanski. Saudi Arabia is an absolute monarchy, with a Basic Law, but no political parties, unions, or other types of political country’s basic system of governance – an alternative to a constitution – was established infollowing numerous calls for political reform.

With Saudi Arabia being of immense importance both politically and economically in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed, broad ranging survey of the development of the Saudi economy from the s to the present day. Written by a highly reputable author, the book includes an analysis o.

Book Description. The Political Economy of Africa addresses the real possibilities for African development in the coming decades when seen in the light of the continent’s economic performance over the last half-century. This involves an effort to emancipate our thinking from the grip of western economic models that have often ignored Africa’s diversity in their rush to.

Saudi Arabia is an absolute monarchy, although, according to the Basic Law of Saudi Arabia adopted by royal decree inthe king must comply with Sharia (that is, Islamic law) and the Qur' Qur'an and the Sunnah are declared to be the country's constitution.

There is no legally binding written constitution and the Qur'an and the Sunna remain subject to interpretation. Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia - Economy: Fueled by enormous revenues from oil exports, the economy boomed during the s and ’80s.

Unlike most developing countries, Saudi Arabia had an abundance of capital, and vast development projects sprung up that turned the once underdeveloped country into a modern state. During that time, unemployment was all but.

Saudi Arabia has an oil-based economy with strong government controls over major economic activities. It possesses about 16% of the world's proven petroleum reserves, ranks as the largest exporter of petroleum, and plays a leading role in OPEC. The petroleum sector accounts for roughly 87% of budget revenues, 42% of GDP, and 90% of export earnings.

With Saudi Arabia being of immense importance both politically and economically in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed, broad ranging survey of the development of the Saudi economy from the s to the present day.

Written by a highly reputable author, the book includes an analysis of how political and social factors have shaped policy, and how the. Saudi Arabia in the Balance brings together today’s leading scholars in the field to investigate the domestic, regional, and international affairs of a Kingdom whose policies have so far eluded the outside world.

With the passing of King Fahd and the installation of King Abdullah, a contemporary understanding of Saudi Arabia is essential as the Kingdom enters a new era of. In the first week of October this year, the Saudi government announced that unmarried tourist couples will be now able to book and live in hotel rooms in Saudi Arabia.

It appears that the Saudi Author: Dr Naazir Mahmood. I'd recommend two books by British author Robert Lacey: The Kingdom: Arabia & The House of Sa'ud Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia Thomas Lippman's book is also good, though more polit.

First, the IMF reported that it expects Saudi Arabia’s real GDP growth to increase to % in Even better, the IMF sees non-oil sectors of Author: Ellen R. Wald.