Essays about: "Saudi Arabia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the words Saudi Arabia.

  1. 1. Do global oil prices drive domestic food prices? : evidence from the Middle East countries

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Madina Alieva; [2019]
    Keywords : food price; crude oil price; cointegration; VECM; Middle East;

    Abstract : This study investigates the dynamic relationship between global oil prices and domestic food prices across 11 countries of the Middle East. Using monthly data covering the period from January 2010 to October 2018, the study employs long-run cointegration tests, vector error correction model (VECM) and vector autoregression (VAR) model to examine the effect of global oil prices on domestic food prices in a sample of Middle East countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Only you can save my life” Saudi women and public protest on Twitter A Critical Discourse Analysis of emergency calls for protection or protest and the users’ responses in return.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lina Alkowatly; [2019]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Saudi Women; Twitter; Private and public Sphere; Online Protest; Saudi Arabia;

    Abstract : Since the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011, Twitter has proven to be a useful mobilization tool for citizens within the relatively closed societies of the Arab world. Twitter affirms that unheard voices can now be heard and the claims on social and political practices are being exposed to public discussion. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Audiences in Public Diplomacy on Japan Nation Brand: A case study on Japan Nation Brand and the way both Japanese embassies in Saudi Arabia and US promote different images to their audiences through their twitter accounts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Ahmad Alshalabi; [2019]
    Keywords : Nation branding; Public diplomacy; Segmentation; Nation brand identity; Nation brand image; Competitive advantage; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to find out how different actors in nation branding, the Japanese embassies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and in US under this research, could promote different nation brand images. These two embassies both practice public diplomacy and promote Japan’s image. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Endurance of an Asymmetrical Alliance - A Case Study of the U.S.-Saudi Alliance

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Kathrine Ellersgaard Holm; [2019]
    Keywords : Alliance Formation; Asymmetrical Alliances; Foreign Policy Analysis; Security; Stability; Path Dependency; The United States of America; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; the Middle East;

    Abstract : Despite that alliance formation commonly happen when states share mutual interests and like-mindedness, it is possible to find alliances, where the states promote radically different political, normative, and cultural characteristics. Such an alliance is observed in the case of Saudi Arabia and the United States, which subsequently have endured. READ MORE

  5. 5. Saudi Arabian State Modernization Policies versus Traditional Values

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Jasser El-Sissi; [2019]
    Keywords : Saudi Arabia; Modernity; Modernisation; Traditionalism; Privatisation; Development; Progress; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to understand current Saudi Arabian political trajectories and recent reform initiatives, in relation to the traditionalist ideological roots and conservative Islamic legitimacy of the state. Methodologically based on a quantitative case study of the ‘Saudi Vision 2030’ reform project, the thesis discusses the limitations of democracy and secularization in relation to the pursuit of economic liberalization. READ MORE