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Economic Impact of Dubai Metro

Commissioned by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), the cross-disciplinary project outcomes span many areas of research interests within the Business School, such as impact on property and real-estate market, finance and foreign investments, environmental costs and urban congestion. It also makes use of innovative research tools using existing and new forms of data, such as textual sentiment analysis of international news items, to evaluate the international brand-image and attraction of the infrastructure. The team has used both quantitative and qualitative research methods and developed several transferable tools for the project.

Authors Dr Miriam Marra