The Arab Gulf Economy in a Turbulent Age

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The Arab Gulf Economy in a Turbulent Age

By Hazem Beblawi
St. Martin's, 1984
241 pp. $27.50
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A collection of pieces by a distinguished economist who has served in several capacities in Kuwait and is now chairman of the Export Development Bank of Egypt. His main contributions in this volume are a survey of Kuwait's economy, a detailed history of its stock market, and a cool appraisal of the "predicament" of the oil-producing states of the Gulf, particularly as to investment policy.