Christopher Davidson

Senior Lecturer in Government and International Affairs, Durham University

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Senior Lecturer in the School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University in the UK and author of Dubai: The Vulnerability of Success and Abu Dhabi: Oil and Beyond   

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Two weeks ago, the world of finance was told that Dubai had weathered the global recession.  But last week, markets around the world were shaken when Dubai World, the country's major…

The Collapse of the 'Dubai Miracle'

Two weeks ago, the world of finance was told that Dubai had weathered the global recession.  But last week, markets around the world were shaken when Dubai World, the country's major…

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