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Policymaking in an Age of Austerity

Policymaking in an Age of Austerity.

A new generation is taking office in the Gulf as a cadre of ambitious, young ruling family members and technocrats have emerged in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. In this journal article, fellow Kristian Coates Ulrichsen analyzes the challenges facing this generation in light of the recent collapse in world oil prices. Oxford Gulf & Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum: