United Arab Emirates

Gain insights into the latest macroeconomic developments for the UAE and neighbouring countries from experts on the ground.

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Overview

We combine local expertise with our global capabilities. Our dedicated team of Dubai-based economists and client service representatives enables us to understand the region and the needs of organisations that operate there. We cover 100 industrial sectors and 52 key cities across the Middle East and North Africa, providing in-depth socio- and macroeconomic insights.

Our United Arab Emirates office

Our office in Dubai has a team of leading economists who understand the Middle East and the trends that matter the most.

Our solutions for the Middle East

Unrivalled economic insights and forecasts help our clients understand the local economy, industrial sectors and the implications of structural change.

Economic insights for the Middle East

Our forecasting service for the Middle East provides a comprehensive analysis of immediate and long-term economic prospects to inform investment strategies, expansion plans, and regional operations. We provide historical data, forecasts and commentary by country, industry sector and city.

Our Middle East experts

Our team of economists are dedicated to providing you with reliable, independent and forward-looking insights. We understand the trends that matter the most to you.

  • Scott Livermore – Chief Economist
  • Omneya Ramadan – Associate Director
  • Amy McAlister – Lead Economist
  • Maya Senussi – Senior Economist
  • Aoife Kealey – Senior Economist
  • Akanksha Samdani – Economist
  • Cassidy Lyon – Economist
Our client service experts

Our understanding of the Middle Eastern economy and the ability to provide organisations with the insights and trends that matter the most to them make us a trusted partner to many in the UAE and beyond.

  • Matthew Pritchard – Head of Business Development
  • Paul de Cintra – Business Development Director
  • Nick Brightman – Business Development Manager
  • Ihssane Ryani – Account Management Executive
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In 2021, there were 16 Urban Economic Powerhouses in the world (cities with GDP greater than $500bn), but none were located in the Middle East. By 2040, another 47 Powerhouses will have emerged, and three of these will have risen in the Middle East—Tehran, Dammam, and Tel Aviv.

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