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The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Non-Oil GDP in Saudi Arabia
Energy and Economic Vulnerability Productivity and Economic Diversification

The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Non-Oil GDP in Saudi Arabia

Fakhri Hasanov, Nader AlKathiri, Saad Alshahrani, Ryan Alyamani

Saudi Vision 2030 (SV2030), the strategic roadmap for the future of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, aims to decouple the country’s economy from its reliance on oil revenues through implementing several economic and social initiatives. The key economic goals of…

Fakhri Hasanov Hasanov, Fakhri
Nader AlKathiri AlKathiri, Nader
Saad Alshahrani Alshahrani, Saad
Ryan Alyamani Alyamani, Ryan
January 16, 2020
Restructuring Saudi Arabia’s Power Generation Sector: Model-Based Insights
Electricity Sector Transitions

Restructuring Saudi Arabia’s Power Generation Sector: Model-Based Insights

Bertrand Rioux, Axel Pierru, Nader AlKathiri

Saudi Arabia plans to reform and privatize its power generation sector as part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. To provide analytical insights, we developed a model that simulates the restructuring of the electricity market, along with reforming fuel prices to…

Bertrand Rioux Rioux, Bertrand
Axel Pierru Pierru, Axel
Nader AlKathiri AlKathiri, Nader
December 20, 2017
Managing Oil Revenue Stabilization Funds: A Framework for Developing Policies
Evaluation of Public Investment Projects Energy and Economic Vulnerability

Managing Oil Revenue Stabilization Funds: A Framework for Developing Policies

Nader AlKathiri, Frederic Murphy, Axel Pierru

Oil revenue stabilization funds provide short-run protection against oil revenue fluctuations – in the way that Saudi government deposits and reserve at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) have historically served as a buffer to decouple government budget from oil…

Nader AlKathiri AlKathiri, Nader
Frederic Murphy Murphy, Frederic
Axel Pierru Pierru, Axel
October 4, 2017
Energy Relations and Policy Making in Asia
Regional Energy Markets

Energy Relations and Policy Making in Asia

Ziyad Alfawzan, Sadeem Alhosain, Nader AlKathiri, Shahad Alarenan, Brian Efird

Trade between the economies of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and North East Asia (NEA) reached $471 billion in 2013, based almost entirely on oil and gas. The GCC sends 44 percent of its exports to NEA, which depends on…

Ziyad Alfawzan Alfawzan, Ziyad
Sadeem Alhosain Alhosain, Sadeem
Nader AlKathiri AlKathiri, Nader
Shahad Alarenan Alarenan, Shahad
Brian Efird Efird, Brian
August 8, 2016
GCC-NEA oil trade: Competition in asian oil markets and the Russian ‘Pivot’ east

GCC-NEA oil trade: Competition in asian oil markets and the Russian ‘Pivot’ east

Nader AlKathiri, Tilak Doshi, Ziyad Alfawzan, Sammy Six, Vitaly Yermakov, Shahad Alarenan, Yazeed Al Rashed

KAPSARC: The purpose of this paper is to assess Middle East crude oil exporter strategies to maintain or expand market share in Asian oil demand. It also analyses the impact of changing global crude oil flows on key oil exporters’…

Nader AlKathiri AlKathiri, Nader
Tilak Doshi Doshi, Tilak
Ziyad Alfawzan Alfawzan, Ziyad
Sammy Six Six, Sammy
Vitaly Yermakov Yermakov, Vitaly
Shahad Alarenan Alarenan, Shahad
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Al Rashed, Yazeed
January 1, 2016
Asian Premium or North Atlantic Discount: Does Geographical Diversification in Oil Trade Always Impose Costs?
Future of Global Oil Markets

Asian Premium or North Atlantic Discount: Does Geographical Diversification in Oil Trade Always Impose Costs?

Shahad Alarenan, Frederic Murphy, Ziyad Alfawzan, Nader AlKathiri

It is popularly believed that importers of oil diversify their suppliers to achieve security of supply and that exporters diversify their customer base to achieve security of demand. However, this diversification comes at a cost, compared with buying from or…

Shahad Alarenan Alarenan, Shahad
Frederic Murphy Murphy, Frederic
Ziyad Alfawzan Alfawzan, Ziyad
Nader AlKathiri AlKathiri, Nader
August 6, 2015