Welcome to ISER

Institute for Social & Economic Research


The Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) was founded in 2010, and is operating under the umbrella and support of the Provost Office at Zayed University.  ISER's principal objective is to undertake high-quality, independent research that will assist in furthering the social and economic development in the UAE and the region.  In addition to a wide range of economic issues, ISER focuses on areas such as cost of living and quality of life, social aspects of economic development, females' empowerment and participation in economic activities, education, labor markets, economic sectors productivity and development, energy and environmental aspects of modern societies, small and medium enterprises, and the effectiveness and efficiency of public and private services..