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An exploratory study of localisation drivers and barriers of oil and gas service firms: a case study approach. (2017)
Thesis
MCDONALD, J. 2017. An exploratory study of localisation drivers and barriers of oil and gas service firms: a case study approach. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

The purpose of this thesis is to explore and understand the localisation phenomenon from a geographical, cultural, technical and governmental theme to help explain why the level of local content in the oil and gas engineering and technical services p... Read More about An exploratory study of localisation drivers and barriers of oil and gas service firms: a case study approach..

A comparative analysis of risk-return characteristics between Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and conventional bonds. (2016)
Thesis
SHALHOOB, H.S. 2016. A comparative analysis of risk-return characteristics between Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and conventional bonds. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Sukuk are an important mode of financing in the Islamic financial system. As usury (interest) is prohibited in Islam, conventional bonds are not suitable for investors in Islamic countries. Since their launch in the 1980s, Sukuk have gained recogniti... Read More about A comparative analysis of risk-return characteristics between Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and conventional bonds..