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      Analyzing the Effects of Saudi Arabia’s Economic Reforms Using a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model
      Models, Data and Tools

      Analyzing the Effects of Saudi Arabia’s Economic Reforms Using a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model

      Jorge Blazquez, Marzio Galeotti, Baltasar Manzano, Axel Pierru, Shreekar Pradhan

      Saudi Arabia is the world’s second-largest holder of proved oil reserves and the second-largest producer of petroleum liquids. The country is the largest exporter of crude oil, with a share of 16% of total crude oil exports in 2017. Saudi Arabia’s…

      Jorge Blazquez Blazquez, Jorge
      Marzio Galeotti Galeotti, Marzio
      Baltasar Manzano Manzano, Baltasar
      Axel Pierru Pierru, Axel
      Shreekar Pradhan Pradhan, Shreekar
      21st May 2020
      KGEMM:  A Macroeconometric Model for Saudi Arabia
      Models, Data and Tools

      KGEMM: A Macroeconometric Model for Saudi Arabia

      Fakhri Hasanov, Fred Joutz, Jeyhun Mikayilov, Muhammad Javid

      The KAPSARC Global Energy Macroeconometric Model (KGEMM), is a policy analysis tool for examining the impacts of domestic policy measures and global economic and energy shocks on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

      Fakhri Hasanov Hasanov, Fakhri
      Fred Joutz Joutz, Fred
      Jeyhun Mikayilov Mikayilov, Jeyhun
      Muhammad Javid Muhammad Javid
      13th February 2020
      How to Empower Saudi Women in the Labor Force?
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      How to Empower Saudi Women in the Labor Force?

      Cian Mulligan

      In the week when Saudi Arabia celebrated its first anniversary of women drivers in the Kingdom and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accepted the chair of the G20 summit for 2020, G20 countries – including Saudi Arabia – reaffirmed their commitment to…

      Cian Mulligan Mulligan, Cian
      7th July 2019
      The Costs and Gains of Coordinating Electricity Generation in the Gulf Cooperation Council Utilizing the Interconnector
      Regional Energy Markets

      The Costs and Gains of Coordinating Electricity Generation in the Gulf Cooperation Council Utilizing the Interconnector

      David Wogan, Frederic Murphy, Axel Pierru

      Countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have installed a network of high-voltage transmission lines, known as the GCC Interconnector, which links the member states of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Interconnector…

      David Wogan Wogan, David
      Frederic Murphy Murphy, Frederic
      Axel Pierru Pierru, Axel
      10th June 2018
      Toward Economic Prosperity Through Industrial Energy Productivity Improvement
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Toward Economic Prosperity Through Industrial Energy Productivity Improvement

      Dongmei Chen, Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Padu Padmanabhan

      In this report, we explore the main trends and policies that relate to industrial energy productivity in China and Saudi Arabia, focusing on energy efficiency, structural economic reform, industrial upgrading and energy pricing. Our objective is to increase shared understanding…

      Dongmei Chen Chen, Dongmei
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Padu Padmanabhan Padmanabhan, Padu
      19th February 2018
      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
      20th December 2017
      Growth Through Diversification and Energy Efficiency: Energy Productivity in Saudi Arabia
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Growth Through Diversification and Energy Efficiency: Energy Productivity in Saudi Arabia

      Steven Fawkes, Marzio Galeotti, Nicholas Howarth, Moncef Krarti, Alessandro Lanza, Padu Padmanabhan

      With domestic energy demand in Saudi Arabia expected to potentially double by 2030, managing the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth will be very important for the Kingdom’s sustainable development. To assist in this task, this report recommends using…

      Steven Fawkes Fawkes, Steven
      Marzio Galeotti Galeotti, Marzio
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Moncef Krarti Krarti, Moncef
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Padu Padmanabhan Padmanabhan, Padu
      24th November 2017
      How to Achieve Economic Prosperity Through Industrial Energy Productivity Improvement
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      How to Achieve Economic Prosperity Through Industrial Energy Productivity Improvement

      The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) and the Energy Research Institute (ERI) of China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) have initiated a joint study into how industrial energy productivity can improve economic prosperity. This study comes…

      27th September 2017
      Economic Stability in the GCC Countries

      Economic Stability in the GCC Countries

      Ziyad Alfawzan

      Evidence confirms that there is a positive correlation between the economic growth rate and its volatility/risk in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. In other words, there is a trade-off between the benefits of oil and gas activity and the…

      Ziyad Alfawzan Alfawzan, Ziyad
      8th March 2017
      Adding Photovoltaics to the Saudi Power System: What are the Costs of Intermittency?
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Adding Photovoltaics to the Saudi Power System: What are the Costs of Intermittency?

      Amro Elshurafa, Walid Matar

      Intermittent generation from wind or photovoltaics (PV) imposes a cost on the power systems in which they are deployed. These costs vary regionally due to different fuel costs and ramping flexibility of existing grid capacities. With 2015 as a reference…

      Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
      Walid Matar Matar, Walid
      28th November 2016
      Investing for Energy Productivity in the GCC – Financing the Transition
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Investing for Energy Productivity in the GCC – Financing the Transition

      Steven Fawkes, Nicholas Howarth, Moncef Krarti, Padu Padmanabhan

      An unprecedented infrastructure investment boom occurred in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the first part of the 21st century. Strong public capital spending supported by high energy prices provided governments with an opportunity to accelerate economic diversification and infrastructure…

      Steven Fawkes Fawkes, Steven
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Moncef Krarti Krarti, Moncef
      Padu Padmanabhan Padmanabhan, Padu
      2nd September 2016