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Bahrain’s Hidden Economy

Bahrain’s Hidden Economy

“A distinctive characteristic of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states; Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates: is the prevalence of the rentier economy.” (Bahgat, 1995) Ever since the discovery of vast reserves of natural resource wealth in the Gulf, the spotlight of the world has shifted […]