Essay Topic
10% Assignment
Deadline is November 25, 2016
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“Global Financial Crises: Causes, Context and Consequences”
The essay is an individual written assignment-report, between 1,500-2,000 words. The essay mark will count for 10% of the final course mark.
Below are some points students can think of while describing the global financial crisis

  • What are the causes of the Global Financial Crisis?
  • How did the crisis affect the global economies and financial markets at that time?
  • What are the Consequences of the financial crisis on the GCC region?
  • Finally, what are the main actions GCC countries have taken to reduce the effect of this crisis?

Suggested resources:
Students can use library e-resources and books as well as some robust internet resources. Below are some examples.
English resources
http://www.investopedia.com/university/credit-crisis/credit-crisis4.asp?ad=dirN&qo=investopediaSiteSearch&qsrc=0&o=40186
http://www.investopedia.com/articles/economics/09/financial-crisis-review.asp?ad=dirN&qo=investopediaSiteSearch&qsrc=0&o=40186
http://www.economist.com/news/schoolsbrief/21584534-effects-financial-crisis-are-still-being-felt-five-years-article
https://www.stlouisfed.org/Financial-Crisis
 
Arabic resources
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kcf2AzYvQc
http://www.aljazeera.net/encyclopedia/economy/2008/10/2/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AD%D9%84-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%89-%D9%84%D9%84%D8%A3%D8%B2%D9%85%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%8A%D8%A9