Jordanian’s Economic Challenges & Aspirations: An Empirical Examination
International Journal of Business and Economics Research
Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages: 29-37
Received: Mar. 18, 2016; Accepted: Apr. 5, 2016; Published: Apr. 27, 2016
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Zaid Mohammad Obeidat, Department of Marketing, the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Mohammad Ibrahim Obeidat, The Jordanian Senate, Amman, Jordan
Sarah Hong Xiao, Department of Marketing, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
Ahmad Mohammad Obeidat, Department of Business Administration, the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
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Abstract
After the Arab spring, Arabic countries including Jordan faced a number of economic challenges. On the basis of a qualitative study of 68 Jordanian consumers, the authors address the key economic issues Jordanian consumers are currently concerned about and look forward to have them solved in the next 5-10 years. The findings suggested six main issues have been troubling the Jordanian consumer and an empirical examination of three main economic sectors was also conducted, providing a number of recommendations for improving these sectors and addressing these issues. This research is one of the first to systematically study the challenges and aspirations of Jordanian consumers after the Arab Spring.
Keywords
Arab Spring, Social Responsibility, Ethics and Consumer Protection, Future Vision, Economy
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Zaid Mohammad Obeidat, Mohammad Ibrahim Obeidat, Sarah Hong Xiao, Ahmad Mohammad Obeidat, Jordanian’s Economic Challenges & Aspirations: An Empirical Examination, International Journal of Business and Economics Research. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2016, pp. 29-37. doi: 10.11648/j.ijber.20160503.11
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