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Dubaï ou la métropolisation incomplète d'un pôle en relais de l'économie monde


  • Marc Lavergne

    () (CEDEJ - Centre d'études et de documentation économiques, juridiques et sociales - MIN AFF ETRANG - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)


Dubai is a medium ranking city (600 000 inhab.) where temporary migrants account for 90 % of the population ; nor political capital, nor intellectual center, it still enjoy a commercial appeal that extends on the whole planet. This city, till recently a modest locality set between desert and Persian Gulf, has since 20 years experienced a very speedy growth, which makes it sometimes be termed as the archetypeof the new metropolises of the globalized economy.

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  • Marc Lavergne, 2002. "Dubaï ou la métropolisation incomplète d'un pôle en relais de l'économie monde," Post-Print halshs-00375155, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00375155
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