RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
International Finance and Investment
Asset Pricing Models
Cost of Capital
PhD (finance), Fordham University
MBA (finance), Manhattan College
BS (business administration), Caldwell College
AS (computer science), Monroe College
PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2010 - Present
Professor of Finance. New York Institution of Technology. School of Management. Bahrain/Jordan.
Associate Professor of Finance. New York Institution of Technology, School of Management. Bahrain/Jordan
2008 - 2009
Personal Adviser to Chairman and Managing director, Kuwait Investment Company
2006 - 2010
Associate Professor and MBA Program Director, Gulf University for Science and Technology. Kuwait
Senior Executive Adviser, Kuwait and Middle East Financial Investment Company
2005 – 2006
Financial Adviser, Coast Investment and Development Company
2004 - 2006
Assistant Professor, Gulf University for Science and Technology. Kuwait
2003 - 20004
Assistant Professor and Finance Department Representative. Al- Zaytoonah University, Jordan
2002 - 2003
Visiting Assistant Professor. Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, USA
1998 - 2002
Financial Analyst, NIA Corporation
1993 - 1998
Investment Consultant, Sana Corporation
“Recursive Cointegration Analysis of Purchasing Power Parity: An Application to Asian Countries” (With Salah A. Nusair). Forthcoming. The American Economist Journal.
"Investigating the Implications of Derivative Securities in Emerging Stock Markets: Islamic Perspective." (With Sulaiman T. Al-Abdul Jader). Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds. Advance. Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 115-121. August 2011.
“Insider Trading During the 2008 Financial Crisis” (With Salah A. Nusair). Applied Financial Economics. Volume 21, Issue 5. January 2011.
“Explaining the long-term real equilibrium exchange rates through purchasing power parity (PPP): An empirical investigation on Egypt, Jordan and Turkey” (With Mete Feridun). African Journal of Business Management Vol.4 Issue 7, pp 1260-1265. July 2010.
"Do domestic firms benefit from multinational enterprises? A meta-analysis of the empirical research." (With Mohamed M. Mostafa). Journal of Transnational Management, USA. Volume 14, Issue 1, pp.3-15. March 2009.
“Financial and Social Barriers to Bank Merger and Acquisition.” (With Mansour Alshamali and Mansour Alfadly) Special issue on Investments Opportunities in Middle Eastern Markets: The Use of Derivatives Techniques. Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds Volume 14, Issue 3-4. pp160-197. (February 2009)
"Benefiting from Diversity in Middle Eastern Stock Markets." Applied Financial Economics. Volume 18, Issue 3, pp.229-237. February 2008.
"Hybrid Securities and Commodity Swaps; Tools to Hedge Risk In Emerging Stock Markets: Theoretical Approach." Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds. Volume 13 Number 1. May 2007
"A Review of Regulation, Opportunity and Risk in Gulf Cooperation Council Stock Markets: The Case of Kuwait" International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. Volume 12, Issue 8, pp 134-146. March 2007.
"Risk Diversification in Emerging Economies." Risk Management Journal (Palgrave Macmillan Journals). Volume 9, Issue 1. February 2007.
"Development of an Early Warning Model for Currency Crises in Emerging Economies: An Empirical Study Among Middle Eastern Countries." International Journal of Management. Vol. 23, no. 2, pp.403-411 September 2006.
"The Integration of Arab Emerging Markets." Development, the journal of the Society for International Development (Palgrave Macmillan Journals). Volume (49). Issue 2, June 2006.
"New Evidence of the Validity of Purchasing Power Parity from Jordan." Journal of Applied Economics Letters. Volume 13, Number 6, May 2006.
"Re-Examining the Validity of Purchasing Power Parity in Emerging Countries." Research Journal of International Studies. Issue 3, pp. 65-75 March 2006.
"New Evidence of Anomalies from Muslim Emerging Stock Markets." (With Sulaiman T. Al-Abdul Jader), Journal of Kuwait Economic Review. Volume (9). Issue 19, June, 2005
"Evaluating the Effect of the Economic Development Policies of the National Palestinian Authority on the Right to Work through the Transitional Period." (With Naser Abd-Alkaream), Al-Zaytoonah Journal of Scientific Studies & Research. Volume (1), Humanities Series, No. (2), June, 2004.
American Economic Association
American Econometric Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
New York State Economic Association