Thomas Richter

Oil and the Rentier State in the Middle East

Chapter in edited Volume | 2019


  • Edition

    1

    Published in

    The Routledge Handbook to the Middle East and North African State and States System

    Editor(s)

    Raymond Hinnebusch

    Jasmine Gani

    Publisher

    Routledge

    Pages

    225-237

    ISBN

    9780367358877

    9780429342486

    Location

    London

    Dr. Thomas Richter

    Lead Research Fellow / Head of Research Programme "Accountability and Participation" Editor GIGA Focus Middle East

    T. +49 (0)40 - 428 25-528thomas.richter@giga-hamburg.de

    Energy Research & Social Science | 07/2022

    Whither Rentierism Following the 2014 Oil Price Decline: Trajectories of Policy Adjustment in the Arab Gulf

    This paper looks at key trajectories of policy adjustment across member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)—a region shaped by state-controlled income from exporting hydrocarbons—since 2014, the year in which the price of crude oil dropped significantly.

    Dr. Thomas Richter

    Lead Research Fellow / Head of Research Programme "Accountability and Participation" Editor GIGA Focus Middle East

    09/11/2021

    Whither Rentierism: Trajectories of Adjustment in the Arab Gulf after the Era of Oil Income Abundance

    At a talk at the workshop "State-Society Relations & Institutional Channels of Economic Reform in the GCC" on 9 November 2021 Martin Beck and Thomas Richter discussed a paper which looks at key trajectories of adjustment in the Arab Gulf since 2014.

    26/10/2021

    Book Launch | Oil and the Political Economy in the Middle East

    Thomas Richter launched his book "Oil and the Political Economy in the Middle East" at an event of the Middle East Institute in Washington on 26 October 2021. The book offers a comprehensive analysis of the Middle Eastern political economy in response to the 2014 oil price decline with timely contributions on the Covid-19 induced price crash in 2020.

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