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Center for Energy Studies



The Case of the Gulf Cooperation Council

The Case of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

By Paul Stevens, Ph.D., Chatham House

Governments in the Gulf Cooperation Council have used oil revenues to provide infrastructure to promote welfare, such as health care, education and public sector jobs, writes the author.

This working paper is part of a series titled “The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Resource-Rich Regions.”