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Research Publications

MBRSG serves as both an educational institution and a public policy think tank, putting research at the heart of its mandate, vision and activities.
 
The School’s unique regional positioning drives its passion to leading the region in multidisciplinary research related to public policy and government. To fulfil its leadership objectives in the fields of education and public policy, the School dedicates vast resources to creating original research and supplying multidisciplinary evidence both in support of its educational activities and in advancing more impactful policymaking on a regional level.
 
Research production at MBRSG is not just encouraged as a method of advancing careers and contributing to knowledge; in addition to these important goals, the School views research as the primary driver for higher quality educational outcomes and as a key influencer of better regional and national government.

MBRSG will continue to disseminate its research outcome it variety of different ways. These include:
 
  1. Policy briefs
  2. Research reports
  3. Case studies
  4. Policy council proceedings
  5. Academic and professional conferences
  6. Journal articles
  7. Newspaper opinion articles
  8. Public research seminars
  9. Government conferences and workshops
  10. Research blog posts
  11. Executive education programs
  12. Master programs
  13. Books, book chapters, and book reviews

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Smart Government Services Transformation Process in the UAE

Published on: December 2018​
Author:
Genre: Innovation|Smart Government​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

The paper aims to understand the relationship between the Smart government services transformatio...

Insights into the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) payment method in Abu Dhabi Healthcare System

Published on: December 2018​
Author:
Genre: Leadership|Public Sector|Public Services​ Category: Health policy​

Abu Dhabi Health Authority legislates the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system as a payment metho...

Innovation in Human Resource Management and People’s Happiness

Published on: July 2018​ Genre: Happiness|Innovation​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

In collaboration with the Center of Organizational Research in New Zealand (COER), the initiativ...

Innovation in Business Process Management

Published on: July 2018​ Genre: Innovation​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

In collaboration with the Center of Organizational Excellence Research in New Zealand, (COER), th...

Empowering Women in Remote Communities and Safeguarding Heritage

Published on: April 2018​
Author:
Genre: Feminisms​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

​UAE has over ninety per cent of its population living in urban areas. Settlements in rural areas...

Innovation in Procurement Management

Published on: March 2018​ Genre: Innovation|UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

The Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP), part of the General Secretariat of the Executive ...

Creative Clusters in Dubai’s Education sector

Published on: February 2018​ Genre: Dubai Model|Education​ Category: Education policy​

​Public-private based partnerships have been gaining momentum in many emerging economies, and the...

Perceptions of PPP in the Dubai Education Sector

Published on: February 2018​ Genre: Dubai Culture|Education​ Category: Education policy​

Given the stark difference in purpose for PPP in education locally and globally, this paper compa...

The State of UAE Healthcare Service Delivery

Published on: February 2018​ Genre: Healthcare|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Health policy​

​The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has been developing a comprehensive system proficient ...

Advancing food security in the UAE

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Sustainable Development Policy​

The UAE has one of the world’s most comprehensive plans to address food security, but much can be...

Health Affairs: Organizational Change Practice

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Health policy​

Mergers and acquisitions between some hospitals within the UAE have been great highlight in recen...

Health Affairs: Leadership Development Practice

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: Leadership|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Health policy​

Mergers and acquisitions between some hospitals within the UAE have been great highlight in recen...

Building Teacher Capacity

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Health policy​

​The UAE education sector is on a journey to becoming a "first rate system” through a number of f...

Bilingual Education in UAE

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Education policy​

This Policy Brief is available only in Arabic Language

Thinking about Sustainability and Sustainable Development with PPPs

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: UAE Public Policy Forum|UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Sustainable Development Policy​

The MBRSG hosted a Policy Council on PPPs in Sustainable Development during its Public Policy For...

Policy Implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and PPPs

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: UAE Public Policy Forum|UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

​The massive digital transformation across societies, the growing maturity of the knowledge econo...

Thinking about healthcare and policy

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: UAE Public Policy Forum|UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Health policy​

How can PPPs be both sustainable and contribute towards the UAE healthcare? In other words, what ...

Future Transport Scenarios for Dubai

Published on: January 2018​
Author:
Genre: UAE Public Policy Forum|UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Sustainable Development Policy​

​In a growing global city such as Dubai the existing road transport infrastructure has been strug...

Creativity and Innovation in the Dubai Government

Published on: January 2018​ Genre: Smart Policy​ Category: Education policy​

​To provide support for the United Arab Emirates National Innovation Strategy, this study sought ...

Making the Case for a PPP Unit in Dubai

Published on: December 2017​
Author:
Genre: Public Event|Public Policy|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Public Leadership​

How can Dubai best prepare itself for the expected increase in the number of publicprivate partne...

Open Source Leadership 2017

Published on: December 2017​ Genre: Leadership​ Category: Public Leadership​

Open Source Leadership is a global study undertaken by the Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre...

The UAE and the Future of Work

Published on: November 2017​ Genre: E-Government|Implementation|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

​The future of work is undergoing major shifts, driven by various forces from technological devel...

UAE Sovereign Wealth Funds as Enablers of the Global Factory

Published on: November 2017​
Author:
Genre: Policy Implementation|UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are state-owned investment vehicles controlling an estimated US$ 7....

The Arab World Online 2017: Digital Transformations and Societal Trends in the Age of the 4th In...

Published on: October 2017​
Author: Fadi Salem
Genre: Arab Social Media Report (ASMR)|ICT |Smart Dubai|Social Media|The Arab World Online​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

How will the existence of one billion personal “Internet of Things” devices in 2021 affect Arab s...

Improving Assessment in Dubai’s Education System

Published on: October 2017​
Author:
Genre: Dubai Model|Education|Policy Implementation​ Category: Education policy​

​How can assessment improve educational outcomes in Dubai? International tests like PISA and TIMS...

Cybercrime and the Digital Economy in the GCC Countries

Published on: March 2017​ Genre: Security and Terrorism|Smart Government|Workshop​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

This document summarizes the discussions that took place during the ‘Cybercrime and the Digital E...

Paying for Education in Dubai: Is it really worth it

Published on: March 2017​ Genre: Dubai Model|Education​ Category: Education policy​

​Concerns from parents in Dubai about the rising cost of school fees are becoming increasingly co...

A Fertile OASIS: The current state of Education in the UAE

Published on: March 2017​ Genre: Education|UAE Studies|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Education policy​

​Education in the UAE is currently undergoing a period of remarkable reforms. The nation has purs...

Arab Social Media Report 2017: Social Media and the Internet of Things - Towards Data-Driven Poli...

Published on: February 2017​
Author: Fadi Salem
Genre: Arab Social Media Report (ASMR)​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

The influence of social media has continued to grow globally over the past decade. During 2016 so...

Providing Equal Opportunities for youth in the western region

Published on: November 2016​
Author:
Genre: Social Change|Youth​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Rural and remote areas face special education and employment challenges that differ from those fa...

Policy Council #7: The Future of Public Leadership Development

Published on: October 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council|Policy Implementation​ Category: Public Leadership​

Developing the next generation of leaders is a recognised strategic challenge for UAE governments...

Policy Council #7: The Future of Public Leadership Development

Published on: October 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council|Policy Implementation​ Category: Policy Council​

Developing the next generation of leaders is a recognised strategic challenge for UAE governments...

Policy Council #6: Building an Inclusive UAE Society

Published on: May 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council|Policy Implementation​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

The UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai Plan 2021 have emphasized the participation of Emiratis in eco...

Policy Council #6: Building an Inclusive UAE Society

Published on: May 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council|Policy Implementation​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

The UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai Plan 2021 have emphasized the participation of Emiratis in eco...

Policy Council #6: Building an Inclusive UAE Society

Published on: May 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council|Policy Implementation​ Category: Policy Council​

The UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai Plan 2021 have emphasized the participation of Emiratis in eco...

Policy Council #5: Data Sharing

Published on: March 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council|Policy Implementation|Public Policy​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializin...

Policy Council #5: Data Sharing

Published on: March 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council|Policy Implementation|Public Policy​ Category: Policy Council​

Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializin...

General Electric and Corporate Citizenship: Transforming Oncology Healthcare in KSA

Published on: March 2016​ Genre: Citizen Engagement|Citizenship​ Category: Health policy​

Over the past few years, Corporate Citizenship has become an important and thoroughly discussed ...

UAE Health Policy Impact in Maternal & Child Health Care

Published on: March 2016​
Author:
Genre: Healthcare|Policy Implementation|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Health policy​

​​Maternal and Child Health policy guides the decisions on the type of MCH technologies and medic...

Narrating Ourselves

Published on: February 2016​
Author:
Genre: Culture|Social Change|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

The UAE’s thrust onto the global stage and its endeavor to be a player in the global knowledge ec...

A Smart City for Public Value

Published on: February 2016​
Author:
Genre: Smart Dubai|Smart Government|Technology|United Arab Emirates (UAE)​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

What makes a city “smart” in the digital age? How can a complex urban fabric develop intelligence...

Policy Council #4: Fertility Rates among Emiratis in Dubai Challenges, Policies and the way forward

Published on: January 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializin...

Policy Council #4: Fertility Rates among Emiratis in Dubai Challenges, Policies and the way forward

Published on: January 2016​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council​ Category: Policy Council​

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializin...

Noor Dubai Foundation: Initiatives in developing countries

Published on: December 2015​
Author:
Genre: Development​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

The Noor Dubai Foundation (the foundation) is a non-governmental and not-for-profit international...

Ajman Free Zone Authority: Services

Published on: December 2015​
Author:
Genre: Development​ Category: Public Management​

A prominent feature of competitive markets is that the entities involved must continuously find n...

Policy Development: WELLCARE INFOTECH

Published on: December 2015​
Author:
Genre: Policy Implementation​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Mr. Maniyan Nayakam Pillai, the Managing Director at Wellcare Infotech L.L.C.1 which was founded ...

Cross-Cultural Management in the Middle East

Published on: December 2015​
Author:
Genre: Culture​ Category: Public Leadership​

Companies that expand their operations to different regions across the globe face a major challen...

Special Education Needs provision in mainstream schools in Dubai

Published on: December 2015​ Genre: Dubai Model|Education​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

In this paper, we review the published evidence to provide an analysis of how well inclusive educ...

Legal and Ethical Issues of a Medical Error Case

Published on: December 2015​ Genre: Healthcare​ Category: Health policy​

The objective of this article review is to investigate a medical error case study focusing on leg...

Persistence in the Abu Dhabi STEM Pipeline

Published on: October 2015​
Author:
Genre: Technology|Youth|Youth Initiative​ Category: Education policy​

This report aims to investigate the leaks in the STEM pipeline among Emiratis in Abu Dhabi. The g...

Street-level bureaucracy: dilemmas of the individual in public services

Published on: October 2015​
Author:
Genre: Public Services​ Category: Public Leadership​

Lipsky defines street-level bureaucrats as the people who meet citizens at the interface between ...

Leadership, James MacGregor Burns, 1978

Published on: September 2015​
Author:
Genre: Academic Programs​ Category: Public Leadership​

Students of leadership will sooner or later arrive at Leadership by James MacGregor Burns. Publis...

Using Social Media for Citizen Engagement

Published on: September 2015​
Author:
Genre: Academic Programs​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT: Lessons Learned from the UAE National Brainstorming Se...

UAE National Agenda on Healthcare: Obesity among the Youth

Published on: August 2015​
Author:
Genre: Healthcare​ Category: Health policy​

The UAE youths’ frequency of being more obese is twice to be thrice greater than the published in...

Public Health Leadership Theory- Part 1

Published on: August 2015​
Author:
Genre: Healthcare​ Category: Health policy​

This is the first of a series of two policy briefs that examines a conceptual analysis of the Uni...

Public Health Leadership Theory- Part 2

Published on: August 2015​
Author:
Genre: Academic Programs​ Category: Health policy​

A Conceptual Analysis on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Public Health Leadership Theory- Part 2

Leadership on the Line

Published on: June 2015​ Genre: Academic Programs​ Category: Public Leadership​

The book reviewed is entitled, “Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Lead...

Policy Council #3: Research in UAE - Present Challenges and Future Opportunities

Published on: May 2015​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution focusing on...

Policy Council #3: Research in UAE - Present Challenges and Future Opportunities

Published on: May 2015​
Author:
Genre: Knowledge and Policies Council​ Category: Policy Council​

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution focusing on...

From Majlis to Hashtag: The UAE National Brainstorming Session Engaging Citizens through Social M...

Published on: February 2015​
Author:
Genre: Citizen Engagement|Governance|Governance and Innovation Program|Smart Government|Social Media|UAE Studies​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Produced by the Governance and Innovation Program, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government in pa...

Govt Summit 2015: Smart Policies for Public Sector Innovation

Published on: February 2015​
Author:
Genre: Academic Programs​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Theis report details the proceedings of the round table event, titled ‘Smart olicies for Public S...

Factors Affecting Knowledge Transfer in Public Organization Employees

Published on: January 2015​
Author:
Genre: Culture|Knowledge Sharing|Knowledge Transfer|Public Organization​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Managing knowledge is considered an essential resource for both public and private sector organiz...

Factors Affecting Knowledge Transfer in Public Organization Employees

Published on: January 2015​
Author:
Genre: Culture|Knowledge Sharing|Knowledge Transfer|Public Organization​ Category: Public Leadership​

Managing knowledge is considered an essential resource for both public and private sector organiz...

UAE Social Media Outlook 2014

Published on: November 2014​
Author:
Genre: Social Change​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

As 2014 comes to a close, social media in the Arab world continues to grow exponentially, with ov...

The Arab Social Media Report- Edition #6

Published on: June 2014​
Author:
Genre: Media (including Social Media)​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Under the title ‘Citizen Engagement and Public Services in the Arab World: The Potential of Socia...

Innovation for Integrated Service Delivery: The Case of SADAD in Saudi Arabia

Published on: June 2014​
Author:
Genre: Innovation|Social Change​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Until 2007, both service providers and the consumers of public and private services in the Kingdo...

Knowledge and Policy Council Second Session Report- June 2014- Leadership Building Efforts.. Jour...

Published on: June 2014​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Public Leadership​

It is not unusual for the path of national growth and for development processes to be closely lin...

Knowledge and Policy Council Second Session Report- June 2014- Leadership Building Efforts.. Jour...

Published on: June 2014​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Policy Council​

It is not unusual for the path of national growth and for development processes to be closely lin...

Arab Social Media Outlook 2014

Published on: May 2014​
Author:
Genre: Media Coverage|Social Change​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

This report aims to explore social media trends in the region in 2013 , paving the way for a bett...

The Arab World Online 2014

Published on: May 2014​
Author:
Genre: GCC​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Navigating through mounting developmental challenges, the Arab region continues to go through tec...

Translating "Gender" in the Arab World: Implications for Public Policy

Published on: April 2014​
Author:
Genre: gender, gender and development, globalization​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

This paper highlights the importance of using the term ‘gender’ in Arabic and its relevance to pu...

Knowledge and Policy Council - First Session Report: UAE Leadership School

Published on: March 2014​
Author:
Genre: Policy Implementation​ Category: Public Leadership​

Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBSRG) launched the ‘Knowledge and Policies Council’. T...

Knowledge and Policy Council - First Session Report: UAE Leadership School

Published on: March 2014​
Author:
Genre: Policy Implementation​ Category: Policy Council​

Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBSRG) launched the ‘Knowledge and Policies Council’. T...

The Role of Social Accountability in Poverty Alleviation Programs in Developing Countries: An Ana...

Published on: March 2014​
Author:
Genre: International Politics​ Category: Public Leadership​

In spite of different approaches being experimented over the past six decades, poverty alleviatio...

The Impact of Effective Training on Organizational Performance in Dubai’s Public Sector, Mhamed B...

Published on: February 2014​
Author:
Genre: Comparative Middle East Politics​ Category: Public Leadership​

The challenges governments face today are both internal and external; globalization, new technolo...

The Rudiments for an Effective Training Strategy: Practical Insights from Dubai Government’s Expe...

Published on: February 2014​
Author:
Genre: Dubai Model|External Partnerships|Public Financial Management|Public Policy​ Category: Public Leadership​

Human resource and training literature indicate that the design of a training strategy is the fir...

Training During Times of Financial Constraints: Lessons from the Case of Dubai’s Public Sector, M...

Published on: February 2014​
Author:
Genre: Dubai Model|External Partnerships|Public Policy​ Category: Public Leadership​

When financial crises strike governments, the first departments that usually witness sharp budget...

Making Government “Smarter”, Cutting Red-tape, and Creating Value Partnerships

Published on: February 2014​
Author:
Genre: E-Government|Governance/Public Sector Management​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

In an era characterized by mounting socio-economic constraints and transformational technological...

The Arab Government Services Outlook 2014

Published on: February 2014​
Author:
Genre: Media Coverage|Strategy and Development​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

ising citizen expectations have made efficient, relevant, quality public sector services the key ...

From the Classroom to the Boardroom: Enhancing Women’s Participation in the GCC Workforce

Published on: December 2013​
Author:
Genre: Feminisms|GCC|Gender|Gender policy​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Women dominate higher education in more than half of the Middle East and Gulf countries. For exam...

Public Sector Reforms in Fiji: Examining Policy Implementation Setting and Administrative Culture

Published on: November 2013​ Genre: Political Reform|Public Financial Management|Public Policy​ Category: Public Leadership​

For many years, public management reform has been an evolving concept. New Public Management (NPM...

The Role of Public Consultations in Regulatory Decision-Making: Thoughts and Reflections Based On...

Published on: October 2013​
Author:
Genre: ICT for development|open government|policy implementation​ Category: Public Leadership​

This paper builds upon empirical data collected from 42 interviews with decision-makers, regulate...

Transforming Education in the Arab World: Breaking Barriers in the Age of Social Learning

Published on: June 2013​
Author:
Genre: E-Government​ Category: Education policy​

The continued growth of social media in the Arab region has facilitated innovations by individual...

The Arab World Online: Trends in Internet Usage in the Arab Region

Published on: May 2013​
Author:
Genre: E-Government|ICT for development|innovation|Knowledge Management and ICT|Media (including Social Media)|Media Coverage|Media|Social Change|SocialChange|VIP Visit​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Over the past 15 years, the Arab region has witnessed major technology-led transformations which ...

Women and Globalization in the GCC: Negotiating States, Agency and Social Change

Published on: April 2013​
Author:
Genre: GCC|gender policy|gender, development, gender and citizenship|gender, social and cross-cultural psychology|Gender​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

“Women and Globalization in the GCC: Negotiating States, Agency and Social Change”, is a workshop...

Aging in the UAE and Services Available for the Elderly: Structured Interviews with Experts in th...

Published on: February 2013​
Author:
Genre: Healthcare​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

The source of income for the vast majority of older people comes from their pension pay and/or so...

Gender and Public Policy Program Annual Report 2012

Published on: December 2012​
Author:
Genre: gender, gender and development, globalization​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

The Gender and Public Policy program is committed to supporting the Dubai School of Government’s ...

Rethinking Women Leadership Development Programs in the UAE

Published on: December 2012​
Author:
Genre: Category: Public Leadership​

In the increasingly globalized context of the UAE, women’s leadership development programs have b...

Social Media, Employment and Entrepreneurship: New Frontiers for the Economic Empowerment of Arab...

Published on: October 2012​
Author:
Genre: Education|E-Government|entrepreneurship|Media (including Social Media)|Media Coverage|Media|VIP Visit|Youth​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Since the spark of the popular movements across the Arab world, the critical debate about Arab yo...

The Arab Social Media Report-Edition #4

Published on: July 2012​
Author:
Genre: Media (including Social Media)​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

The passionate debate on the impact of social media in the Arab world has continued throughout 20...

Improving Access to Special Educational Needs in Dubai’s Private Schools

Published on: May 2012​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

The provision for students with special educational needs in schools in Dubai is in a development...

Improving Access to Special Educational Needs in Dubai’s Private Schools

Published on: May 2012​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Education policy​

The provision for students with special educational needs in schools in Dubai is in a development...

Knowledge Management in the UAE’s Public Sector: the Case of Dubai

Published on: April 2012​
Author:
Genre: Governance/Public Sector Management|Knowledge Management and ICT|Organizational Development​ Category: Public Leadership​

This working paper highlights the importance of the creation, capturing, documentation and dissem...

Making Higher Education Choices in Dubai

Published on: April 2012​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Education policy​

This policy brief examines the choices that high school students have to consider when planning t...

Parental Involvement in the Education of Their Children in Dubai

Published on: January 2012​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Education policy​

Many parents have the opinion that the education of their children is the sole responsibility of ...

The Political Economy of Privatization in the Maghreb Region: How Domestic and External Factors Have

Published on: November 2011​
Author:
Genre: Economics/Finance|Governance/Public Sector Management|Organizational Development​ Category: Public Leadership​

This working paper examines the political economy of privatization in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.

Obstacles towards Curriculum Reform in the Middle East: Using Jordan and the UAE as Case Studies

Published on: October 2011​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Education policy​

This policy brief explores the obstacles to education reform in the MENA region, using curricular...

Intersections of the Public and Private in Education in the GCC

Published on: August 2011​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Education policy​

This volume is a compilation of papers submitted to the Second Annual Symposium of the Gulf Compa...

The Current State of Knowledge Management in Dubai’s Public Sector Organizations: Assessment and ...

Published on: June 2011​
Author:
Genre: Category: Public Leadership​

This policy brief examines the current state of knowledge management (KM) in Dubai’s public sector.

Private Tutoring Trends in the UAE

Published on: June 2011​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Education policy​

This brief gives an overview of “shadow education,” its reach and patterns worldwide. Next, it pr...

The Contribution of Women to Intellectual Thought and Science in the Arab World

Published on: May 2011​
Author:
Genre: Education|Gender​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

This policy note is based on "The Contribution of Women to Intellectual Thought and Science in th...

Enablers and Barriers to Effective Knowledge Management: The Case of Dubai’s Public Sector

Published on: April 2011​
Author:
Genre: Category: Public Leadership​

This brief assesses the performance of Knowledge Management (KM) programs in Dubai’s public secto...

Global Challenge, Regional Responses: Forging a Common Approach to Maritime Piracy

Published on: April 2011​
Author:
Genre: International Politics|Strategy and Development​ Category: Public Leadership​

This collection of 23 briefing papers from leading counter-piracy experts was prepared by DSG for...

Does Palestinian Labor Law Hurt Employment Possibilities for Palestinian Youth?

Published on: March 2011​
Author:
Genre: Youth​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

This brief investigates the effects of the Palestinian Labor Law on unemployment duration for you...

Does Palestinian Labor Law Hurt Employment Possibilities for Palestinian Youth?

Published on: March 2011​
Author:
Genre: Youth​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

This brief investigates the effects of the Palestinian Labor Law on unemployment duration for you...

Where are All the Men ? Gender, Participation and Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates

Published on: March 2011​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

This paper examines male participation in higher education in the UAE from an economic and sociol...

Where are All the Men ? Gender, Participation and Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates

Published on: March 2011​
Author:
Genre: Education​ Category: Education policy​

This paper examines male participation in higher education in the UAE from an economic and sociol...

Arab Social Media Report: The Role of Social Media in Arab Women’s Empowerment

Published on: February 2011​
Author:
Genre: Gender​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Arab Social Media Report: The Role of Social Media in Arab Women’s Empowerment Vol.1 No.3 Racha M...

Arab Social Media Report: The Role of Social Media in Arab Women’s Empowerment

Published on: February 2011​
Author:
Genre: Gender​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

Arab Social Media Report: The Role of Social Media in Arab Women’s Empowerment Vol.1 No.3 Racha M...

Arab Social Media Report: Facebook Usage

Published on: January 2011​
Author:
Genre: Governance/Public Sector Management​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

The Arab Social Media Report, produced by the Dubai School of Government’s Governance and Innovat...

Early Childhood Education in Dubai

Published on: January 2011​
Author:
Genre: Dubai Model​ Category: Education policy​

The brief provides a description of the pre-school educational landscape in Dubai, and the challe...

Creating a National Oil Company in East Timor: Building on the Experience of Other Producers

Published on: January 2011​
Author:
Genre: Economics/Finance​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Looking at East Timor, this paper focuses on the relationship between the national oil company an...

Exploring the Role of Technology in Innovation in the United Arab Emirates

Published on: January 2011​
Author:
Genre: Social Change​ Category: Future Government and Innovation​

This paper explores barriers to unleashing the potential power of ICTs for creating a culture of ...

The Economic Imperatives of Marriage: Emerging Practices and Identities Among Youth in the Middle...

Published on: November 2007​
Author:
Genre: Academic Programs​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

The Middle East today is a very youthful region, due to the consequences of the demographic trans...

Social Exclusion: Comparative Analysis of Europe and Middle East Youth

Published on: November 2007​
Author:
Genre: Academic Programs​ Category: Social policy, Wellbeing and Happiness​

Most typically, analyses of youth have employed either the neo-classical economic framework of hu...

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