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Author Low, Linda
Title Abu Dhabi's Vision 2030 : An Ongoing Journey of Economic Development
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2012
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Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Preface -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- 1.1. Why this Book? -- 1.2. Organising Theme and Structure of Book -- 1.3. Abu Dhabi in the UAE -- 1.4. UNDP Strategic Development Programme Abu Dhabi, 2000-2020 -- 1.5. Vision 2030 for a Knowledge-Based Economy -- 1.6. Statistical Techniques and Tools -- Chapter 2 Transformation from Oil to Industrialisation -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Hydrocarbon, Oil and Gas -- 2.3. Renewable Energy, Green Technology, and Sustainable Development -- 2.4. Industrialisation as Planned -- 2.5. Industrialisation as Practised -- 2.6. Science, Technology and Innovation -- 2.7. Manpower-Cum-Education Planning -- Chapter 3 Non-Oil Knowledge-Based Economy Services -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Finance, Banking, Insurance, and Islamic Finance -- 3.3. Financial Sector Development and Capital Deepening -- 3.4. Tourism, Wholesale and Retail Trade -- 3.5. Transport, Telecommunication, and Logistics -- 3.6. Real estate, Construction Services and Business Professional Services -- 3.7. Medical, Biotechnology and Biomedical Services -- 3.8. Wealth Accumulation -- 3.9. Other Domestic Capital, Direct Foreign Investment and Technology Acquisition -- Chapter 4 Enablers in Labour, Laws and Regulations -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. Human Capital Formation and Human Resources Development -- 4.3. Labour and Employment Policy -- 4.3.1. Emirati Labour -- 4.3.2. Foreign Labour -- 4.4. Emiratisation, Family Business, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises -- 4.5. Enabling Laws and Regulations -- 4.6. Trade Policy and WTO -- Chapter 5 Abu Dhabi's Economic Development Model -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. Main Findings -- 5.3. Vision 2030 Benchmarking -- 5.4. Scenarios -- 5.5. Abu Dhabi's Economic Development Model -- 5.6. Conclusions and Policy Implications -- Bibliography -- Websites -- Index
Key Features:Clearly and succinctly explains all terminology in economics, economic development as well as peculiar features in the Arabic contextAdopts a multidisciplinary approach with full cognizance of globalisation's good, bad or ugly as opportunities and/or challenges in sustainable economic development and socio-cultural political development. Posits economic development as the means to coping with these, not just an endProvides a realistic check in a transparent and constructive critique, which presents Abu Dhabi's ambition and capacity as well as capability with human resources development as its weakest link. It contains policy implications for Abu Dhabi and its partners in economic growth and development
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Link Print version: Low, Linda Abu Dhabi's Vision 2030: An Ongoing Journey Of Economic Development Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2012 9789814383929
Subject Economic development projects -- United Arab Emirates -- Abū Ẓaby (Emirate);Abū Ẓaby (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- Economic conditions
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