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Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - United Arab Emirates (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for United Arab Emirates. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 110008 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Bank competition, financial dependence, and economic growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (English)

The relationship between bank competition, firm access to finance, and economic growth is a much debated topic in the economic literature and in policy circles. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7687 MAY 31, 2016

Caggiano,Giovanni; Calice,Pietro Disclosed

United Arab Emirates - Program for international student assessment 2015 (English)

Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) benchmarking tool to assess achievement and application of key knowledge and skills of 15 year-olds. ... See More +

Brief 111455 JAN 01, 2016

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Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - United Arab Emirates (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for United Arab Emirates. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100836 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for United Arab Emirates, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for United Arab Emirates. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: i) voice and accountability, ii) political stability and absence of violence, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105593 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

SABER early childhood development country report : United Arab Emirates 2013 (English)

The United Arab Emirates has focused on increasing student learning outcomes by improving the quality of education in the country. An effective student assessment system is an important component to improving education quality and learning outcomes as it provides the necessary information to meet stakeholders ‘decision making needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 94344 SEP 18, 2014

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The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (English)

As Dubai has grown over the last two decades, the demand for private education has grown with it, a reflection of the number of expatriates settling in the city. ... See More +

Working Paper 91884 MAR 21, 2014

Cuadra,Ernesto P.; Thacker,Simon Disclosed

United Arab Emirates - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)

The 14 indicators describe a country's macro-fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. ... See More +

Brief 80453 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick; Leive, Adam; Smitz, Marc; Ozcelik, Ece Disclosed

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries (English)

For thousands of years, the people of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have coped with the challenges of climate variability by adapting their survival strategies to changes in rainfall and temperature. ... See More +

Brief 75216 JAN 01, 2013

Verner, Dorte Disclosed

SABER student assessment country report : United Arab Emirates 2013 (English)

The United Arab Emirates has focused on increasing student learning outcomes by improving the quality of education in the country. An effective student assessment system is an important component of efforts to improve education quality and learning outcomes as it provides the necessary information to meet stakeholders’ decision making needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 105619 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Doing business 2013 : United Arab Emirates - smarter regulations for small and, medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)

This tenth edition of Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 74060 OCT 23, 2012

Disclosed

Arab donors' early response to the Arab Spring (English)

The World Bank's 2010 study, Arab Development Assistance: four decades of cooperation, and the subsequent note, Arab donors respond favorably to the global financial crisis (Rouis 2011), showed that the three Gulf countries - Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have provided generous aid financing over the years. ... See More +

Brief 73004 JUL 01, 2012

Rouis, Mustapha Disclosed

Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : United Arab Emirates - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)

Doing business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 65513 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries (English)

Arab countries depend heavily on imported food, particularly wheat. Population growth, rising incomes, and climate change will only increase their dependency on wheat imports, thereby making Arab countries even more exposed to international market volatility. ... See More +

Brief 68184 DEC 01, 2011

Lampietti, Julian; Larson, Donald F.; Battat, Michelle; Erekat, Dana; De Hartog, Arnold Disclosed

Arab development assistance : four decades of cooperation (English)

This study provides an overview of Arab official development assistance (ODA) over the past four decades. Trends in volume, composition, and direction are discussed in chapter two and the institutional framework is discussed in chapter three. ... See More +

Working Paper 56843 JUN 01, 2010

Rouis, Mustapha; Tabor, Steven; Migliorisi, Stefano; Neumayer, Eric; Kounetsron, Komlan R. Disclosed

United Arab Emirates - World trade indicators 2009 : trade at a glance (English)

This country level trade brief summarizes insights from the world trade indicators database as well as analyzes national impacts and responses to the food crisis and global recession. ... See More +

Brief 72790 DEC 31, 2009

Disclosed

Doing business 2010 : United Arab Emirates - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2010 is the seventh in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 50440 JAN 01, 2009

Disclosed

United Arab Emirates - World trade indicators 2008 : trade at a glance (English)

This country level trade brief summarizes insights from the world trade indicators database as well as analyzes national impacts and responses to the food crisis and global recession. ... See More +

Brief 71235 DEC 01, 2008

Disclosed

Doing business 2009 : country profile for United Arab Emirates - comparing regulation in 181 economies (English)

Doing Business 2009 is the sixth in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 46027 SEP 29, 2008

Disclosed

Women business owners in the United Arab Emirates (English)

This country report on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is part of a regional project focusing on Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates. ... See More +

Working Paper 111803 DEC 01, 2007

Disclosed

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Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - United Arab Emirates (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110008 Working Paper
Bank competition, financial dependence, and economic growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7687 Policy Research Working Paper
United Arab Emirates - Program for international student assessment 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 111455 Brief
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - United Arab Emirates (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100836 Working Paper
Country data report for United Arab Emirates, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105593 Working Paper
SABER early childhood development country report : United Arab Emirates 2013 (English)
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SEP 18, 2014 94344 Working Paper
The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (English)
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MAR 21, 2014 91884 Working Paper
United Arab Emirates - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80453 Brief
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75216 Brief
SABER student assessment country report : United Arab Emirates 2013 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 105619 Working Paper
Doing business 2013 : United Arab Emirates - smarter regulations for small and, medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)
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OCT 23, 2012 74060 Working Paper
Arab donors' early response to the Arab Spring (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 73004 Brief
Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : United Arab Emirates - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 65513 Working Paper
The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 68184 Brief
Arab development assistance : four decades of cooperation (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56843 Working Paper
United Arab Emirates - World trade indicators 2009 : trade at a glance (English)
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DEC 31, 2009 72790 Brief
Doing business 2010 : United Arab Emirates - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 50440 Working Paper
United Arab Emirates - World trade indicators 2008 : trade at a glance (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 71235 Brief
Doing business 2009 : country profile for United Arab Emirates - comparing regulation in 181 economies (English)
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SEP 29, 2008 46027 Working Paper
Women business owners in the United Arab Emirates (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 111803 Working Paper