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Submitted by Ethan Perks (United States), Dec 8, 2017 at 09:18

Is it possible that the Dubai miracle is "because" they lack oil $? The corruption and petro dependence in oil/gas rich nations seems to create an economic stagnation that Dubai seems to have avoided.


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Yes.

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Does Dubai manufacture anything or is it just a consumer of Western/Asian goods and servies? [216 words]
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Dubai follows an Asian model, but not that of Taiwan and Singapore [273 words]Michael SDec 10, 2017 02:51241516
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