Dubai Crisis

34 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2010

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Ashraf Alsukker

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Date Written: August 23, 2010


This article explains the impacts of Dubai Crisis (DC) on the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the wider Gulf region and at international level. It also extensively examines the differences and similarities between Dubai Crisis and the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). This examination includes studying the impact of the safety net and other issues that could help Dubai to survive this crisis. Causes & impacts behind Dubai Crisis, especially sub-prime lending, are further investigated in the context of Global Financial Crisis, i.e., Global Financial Crisis impacts in the stock market, GDP, the credit ratings in Dubai companies and the bankruptcy banks.

Keywords: Dubai crisis, global financial crisis

JEL Classification: F30, F40, G00, G21, G14

Suggested Citation

Alsukker, Ashraf, Dubai Crisis (August 23, 2010). Available at SSRN: or

Ashraf Alsukker (Contact Author)

Australian Catholic University (ACU) ( email )

Level 20, Tenison Woods House, 8-20 Napier St
North Sidney, NSW 2060

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