Hasan, Zubair (2010): Dubai financial crisis: causes, bailout and after - a case study. Published in: Journal of Islamic Banking & Finance , Vol. 27, No. 3 (September 2010): .47-55.
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This paper explains the circumstances that led Dubai to the current financial crisis that still lingers. It analyses the steps taken at various stages by the city state to ameliorate the situation including the bailout help the UAE Government eventually granted. It spotlights the role international rating agencies played in aggravating the situation and demands that their activities be brought under regulatory nets now being strengthened across the world in the context of ongoing global meltdown. Finally, it warns of challenges Dubai may be facing in years ahead and what could be done to pre-empt them. The argument is cast with a backdrop of the economic position of UAE in the Middle-East and happenings at the global level in the arena of finance – mainstream and Islamic.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Dubai financial crisis: causes, bailout and after - a case study|
|English Title:||Dubai financial crisis: causes, bailout and after - s case study|
|Keywords:||Islamic finance; Global meltdown, Dubai crisis; Rating agencies; financial architecture.|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J38 - Public Policy
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G10 - General
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks ; Depository Institutions ; Micro Finance Institutions ; Mortgages
|Depositing User:||Zubair Hasan|
|Date Deposited:||09. Nov 2010 17:48|
|Last Modified:||30. Dec 2015 10:19|
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