Professor Ajit Karnik is a Professor of Economics at Middlesex University Dubai. He teaches across areas spanning Econometrics, Introductory and Advanced Economics, Marketing Research, Trade and Multinational Enterprises and many more. He is a Fellow of Wolfson College (Cambridge University, UK) and is a Life Member of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, the Indian Economic Association, and The Indian Econometric Society.


GCC Countries: Emerging from the COVID-19 induced shocks

COVID-19 decimated economies the world over and the GCC was no exception. Now, with the worst behind, all countries expect positive growth rates in 2021. However, despite this encouraging sign, it should be remembered that the lost output of 2020 will not be compensated for

05 Dec 2021  - Opinion
travel and tourism

Revival of travel and tourism will boost GCC economies

The travel and tourism sector, which makes a vital contribution to the GCC economies, was badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with the opening up of the countries, mega sporting events like the Dubai Expo, Indian Premier League, Qatar's FIFA World are set to revive the sector

23 Sep 2021  - Opinion