Keivani, Ramin, Ali Parsa, and Bassem Younis. “Development of the ICT sector and urban competitiveness: the case of Dubai.” Journal Paper. 2003.
This paper studies Dubai from the development of the ICT sector, which is the key motive of Dubai Silicon Oasis. It provides a brief review of Dubai’s economic conditions and its position as a global city. This is followed by a more detailed examination of the development of the ICT sector in Dubai and its consequences for the city’s urban competitiveness in the global economy. The paper helps us to understand the significance of ICT and economic background of Dubai Silicon Oasis.