Countries such as Azerbaijan and Angola have seen dramatic drops in resource rents over the last 10 years, while at the same time their non-resource economies have grown. As a result, their reported GDP figures have not grown as much as the underlying economy has.Read More
United Arab Emirates is 40th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2009, United Arab Emirates has moved up the rankings table by 4 places.
United Arab Emirates performs most strongly in Market Access & Infrastructure and Economic Quality but is weakest in Personal Freedom. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
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