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Economic development in Saudi Arabia

consequences of the oil price decline

by Robert E. Looney

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Published by Jai Press in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saudi Arabia,
  • Saudi Arabia.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum products -- Prices -- Saudi Arabia.,
    • Revenue -- Saudi Arabia.,
    • Saudi Arabia -- Economic conditions.,
    • Saudi Arabia -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Robert E. Looney.
      SeriesContemporary studies in economic and financial analysis ;, v. 66
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC415.33 .L65 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 289 p. ;
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1852715M
      ISBN 101559381531
      LC Control Number90004354

      As world oil prices stagnated in the s, government policies encouraging larger families led to a marked increase in population. During his meeting with Abizaid, Prince Fahd noted the strength of relations between America and the Kingdom, and the joint cooperation initiatives taking place across a range of fields. In a few short decades, the Kingdom has turned itself from a desert nation to a modern, sophisticated state and a major player on the international stage. This book focuses on three critical issues: the definitions of institutions in order to argue for a causal link to development, the complex interplay between formal and informal institutions, and the evolution and coevolution of institutions and their interactions with the political economy of development. FocusEconomics panelists estimate growth of 1.

      Subsequent plans sought to diversify the economy; to increase domestic food production; to improve education, vocational training, and health services; and to further improve communications routes between the different regions of the country. The relationship between the two countries has been based on the shared fundamental interests of economic prosperity, security and stability. Agricultural expansion has been great in irrigated areas, while the amount of land given to rain-fed farming has decreased. It concerns of the Saudi Arabian economy, which is controlled by its oil wealth, and government efforts struggling to reduce dependency on oil sector. The Kingdom is undergoing a structural transformation of its territory, thanks to the conjunction of its leaders' entrepreneurial spirit and the vitality of the family businesses.

      In addition, its contribution to the economic welfare is more significant than any other economic force known. It not only puts on display the rich scholarship on institutions within economics, but it also opens wide avenues for future research. Saudi Arabians living below the poverty line are estimated to be between Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, during which they discussed matters of mutual interest. The timing is also significant because Monday is the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, when business and government activity in the conservative Islamic kingdom have historically slowed down.


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Economic development in Saudi Arabia book

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. Nevertheless, religious motives of Muslim pilgrims have never been noticeably vulnerable to any circumstances.

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Establishing the Supreme Commission for Tourism in was a notable step of sustaining tourism progress. The authors detail different models operating in this sector, classified according to ownership and management.

In electrical production was consolidated under a single corporation in an effort Economic development in Saudi Arabia book develop a comprehensive national grid.

Against this background, this chapter will analyze senior entrepreneurship and the creation of family businesses in Saudi Arabia. As world oil prices stagnated in the s, government policies encouraging larger families led to a marked increase in population.

The kingdom has been serving Hajj pilgrims with great honour since its establishment, taking the responsibilities of providing infrastructure, foods and beverages, accommodation, and medical care for the guests of God.

The plan also addresses expected major challenges, along with the policies, programs and resources required to meet these challenges and to achieve development goals and objectives. They analyze several variables — including age, gender, and education — and how economic growth is linked to entrepreneurial spirit.

Lack of freedom and slow social and economic development has put out a large number of citizens from employment in the major industries. In this respect, an exhaustive review of numerous books written about Saudi Arabia the last 25 years shows their subject matter primarily focuses on oil, internal, regional, and international politics Burton, Share via Email Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been the driving force behind the wide-ranging economic reforms.

The oil reserves are gradually decreasing while no new reserves are discovered thus threatening the stability of the economy. Saudi Arabia has forged firm bonds with the US since the beginning of bilateral ties in when full diplomatic relations were established. Geologic reconnaissance mapping of the Precambrian shield in the west has revealed deposits of goldsilvercopperzincleadirontitaniumpyritemagnesiteplatinumand cadmium.

Sixty percent of Saudi Arabia's population is under the age of Agriculture employs 6. Oil was discovered in with commercial production of oil begins inallowing for start of modernization. This young segment of the population is bringing a growing dynamism to the Saudi economy by exploring new business areas to diversify the traditional and mature oil and natural gas industry.

In its broadest generic sense, tourism plays a vital role as foreign exchange earner, a creator of jobs' opportunities, and a tool for improving the balance of payments.

The literature and data devoted to describing their history and achievements in this process of change, however, are scarce. The government is encouraging citizens to invest in the private sector to reduce the overreliance on oil industries and to diversify the economy while at the same time creating employment opportunities.

The wider reforms are expected to include subsidy cuts, tax rises, sales of state assets, a government efficiency drive and efforts to spur private sector investment. The chapter highlights the directions and challenges of development plans in the kingdom, mentioning the major economic indecators through the past seven development plans.

It not only puts on display the rich scholarship on institutions within economics, but it also opens wide avenues for future research. There are also nonmetallic resources such as limestonesilicagypsumand phosphorite.

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I. Al-Darwish, Ahmed. II. International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Department. III. Few economies have witnessed such accelerated economic growth as that arising from Saudi Arabia's discovery of oil.

These essays introduce the complexities of the cultural, economic and legal issues that determine business practices in Saudi Arabia. Contributions recognize that while economic. validity of Wagner’s Law for Saudi Arabia over the period for both real oil GDP and non-oil GDP. Ageli concluded that there is strong evidence supporting Wagner’s Law in the case of Saudi Arabia by showing that there is a long-term relationship between government expenditure and economic growth for both real GDP.

The changing political situation in the Middle East poses challenges for the economies of the region, and some see none more vulnerable to collapse than Saudi Arabia's. Yet as this study demonstrates, the fundamentals of the Kingdom's economy are relatively robust, as over three quarters of GDP is accounted for by the non-oil sector, and impressive modern industries have been established.

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