Demographics Dubai & UAE
For and indepth study of the Dubai development see Dubai see Dubai, The City As Corporation.
For a scholarly study on Dubai as a migrant city see
Elsheshtawy, Y. (2008). Transitory Sites: Mapping Dubai's 'Forgotten' Urban Spaces. International Journal Of Urban And Regional Research, 32(4), 968-988.
UN International Migrant Stock 2015 Download by Destination & Origin to see concentration of nationalities in the UAE
Offers UAE demographic projections only. Link to Consumers, Population, Analysis Finder, All Analysis and Geography UAE
Dubai Statistics Center
Official Government of Dubai statistics. Populations and Vital Statistics theme offers reports by nationality. Statistics on map provides total numbers by gender by area, but not by nationality of language
Food Service & Dining Behaviors
Zomato Use the Yelp like site to explore reviews about restaurants in the UAE and Dubai
KPMG 2016 UAE Food & Beverage Report
Trends in food services from KPMG
Search Industries Consumer Food Service to find reports on fast food, full service, cafes & others.
Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)
Find news and reports on restaurants in UAE and Dubai
Dubai Household Expenditure and Income Survey
Check out the Consumer, Income & Expenditures tab for UAE
Chinese Business in Africa
The following are just a few relevant web sites and electronic resources in our collection. China-Africa relations are closely followed by economists and political scientists. Searching the literature in the article databases listed below should be helpful too.
African Development Bank
Forum on China Africa Cooperation
UNCTADstat for current data on foreign direct investment, expand international trade and foreign direct investment.
UN Trade Statistics
China & Africa a Century of Engagement
China into Africa: Trade, Aid & Influence
The New Presence of China in Africa
Adedeji, A. (1984). The economic evolution of developing Africa. In M. Crowder (Ed.), The Cambridge History of Africa (The Cambridge History of Africa, pp. 192-250). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CHOL9780521224093.007 Navigate to volume 8 for this chapter also see other chapters on decolonization.
Industry & Country Reports
Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)
Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS) delivers deep, rich company and industry information, alongside the relevant news, research and analytics for developing markets.
EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Scholar search tips
Citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, working papers and dissertations from 1969 to present based on the Journal of Economic Literature's subject classification. This enhanced version of EconLit includes the full text of all AEA journals and roughly 600 other scholarly journals.
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Business Source Premier is a full-text, scholarly and trade article database covering a wide range of topics including management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, international business, operations management and management information systems.
Provides abstracts and citations for peer-reviewed journals in all major disciplines. Offers comprehensive coverage of the scientific, technical, medical, geographic and social sciences (including arts and humanities). Includes complete contents of GEOBASE multidisciplinary database.
Social Sciences Citation Index/Web of Science
Provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references from the journal literature in the physical and social sciences. Search by article title word, journal title, author, cited author or reference, or address word (e.g. author's institution). Coverage begins 1956 to present.
PAIS International (ProQuest)
The Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS) database contains references for over half a million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more.
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
A resource that aggregates dispersed content about theory and research in international affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, full-text journal articles and policy briefs, and teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes, and special features.