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AlShehabi, Omar

Director, Gulf Centre for Development Policies, GUST

Omar AlShehabi is a Bahraini Assistant Professor in Economics at the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) and Director of the Gulf Centre for Development Policies, both in Kuwait. He completed his D.Phil. in Economics at Pembroke College Oxford, where his thesis focused on neo-classical modelling of macroeconomic labour dynamics. He has previously worked at the IMF, the World Bank and McKinsey. His research focuses on the political economy and modern history of the Gulf Arab States. His latest work in English is a co-edited volume with Abduladi Khalaf and Adam Hanieh entitled Transit States: Labour, Migration and Citizenship in the Gulf.

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Bahrain   
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Gulf University for Science and Technology
Block 6
West Mishref
Kuwait

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