Azzan Al-Busaidi

Azzan bin Qassim Al-Busaidi, worked as an economist at several departments relevant to research, investments, and marketing in Oman, as well as working as the CEO of the International Research Foundation in Oman, which is an independent, non-profit think tank. He holds a degree in Economics from Sultan Qaboos University in Oman and an MBA from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.

Recent Research by Azzan Al-Busaidi

— Dec 3, 2016
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Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2016 Annual Report

United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Bahrain are, once again, the top three most economically-free nations in the Arab world, according to Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2016 Annual Report, co-published by the Fraser Institute, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty and the International Research Foundation. This report compares and ranks 21 Arab nations in five areas of economic freedom: size of government, including expenditures, taxes and enterprises; commercial and economic law and security of property rights; access to sound money; freedom to trade internationally; and regulation of credit, labour and business.

— Dec 4, 2015
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Economic Freedom of the Arab World 2015 Annual Report

United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Bahrain are the top three most economically-free nations in the Arab world, according to Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2015 Annual Report, co-published by the Fraser Institute, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty, and International Research Foundation. This report compares and ranks 21 Arab nations in five areas of economic freedom: size of government, including expenditures, taxes and enterprises; commercial and economic law and security of property rights; access to sound money; freedom to trade internationally; and regulation of credit, labour and business.

— Nov 19, 2014
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Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are the most economically free nations in the Arab world, finds a new report by Salem Ben Nasser Al Ismaily, Azzan Al-Busaidi, Miguel Cervantes, and Fred McMahon. This report, Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2014 Annual Report, compares and ranks 22 Arab nations in five areas of economic freedom: size of government, including expenditures, taxes and enterprises; commercial and economic law and security of property rights; access to sound money; freedom to trade internationally; and regulation of credit, labour and business.