Saudi Energy Changes: The End of the Rentier State

The low-price global oil markets have the potential to reshape the fundamental governance system of Saudi Arabia. In my new report for the Atlantic Council, “Saudi Energy Changes: The End of the Rentier State,” I discuss how, as a result of shrinking income from oil, “It seems . . . that the country is moving away from being the epitome of a rentier state to resembling more closely the economies of the more developed nations of the G20, of which Saudi Arabia is a member.”

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