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YOUSIF KHALIFA AL-YOUSIF
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YOUSIF KHALIFA AL-YOUSIF

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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

* Doctor of Philosophy, , Essex University, Colchester , U.K, 1988.

Dissertation title: Trade and Development in an Oil Based Economy: A Theoretical Model of the Gulf Region.

* M.A in Applied Economics, University of Michigan, 1981.

* M.A in Near Eastern and North African Studies, University of Michigan,1981.

* B.A in Political Science, University of Michigan, 1977.

SPECIALIZATION

International Economics

Economic Development

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan (Winter 2010)

Director of Darussalam.ae Website : 2007-Present

Professor , UAE University , 2003 - 2007

Associate Professor, UAE University, 1997-2003

Assistant Professor, UAE University, 1989-1996

Instructor , UAE University , 1984-1988.

PUBLICATIONS

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the Triangle of Autocracy, Oil

and Foreign Powers, A book published by the Center for Arab Unity Studies , Beirut , February 20011, First edition) .

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the Triangle of Autocracy, Oil

and Foreign Powers, Contemporary Arab Affairs, Vol.4, No.1 ( January-March 2011), pp.19-29.

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the Triangle of Autocracy, Oil

and Foreign Powers, Al-Mustaqbal Al-Arabi , No. 383, ( January 2011) , pp.9-22. (Arabic).

Indicators of the Global Financial Crisis (2010), Middle Eastern Studies Journal :

vol. 14, no.52 (Summer 2010), pp.107-120.

The Repercussions of the financial Crisis on Western Economies in The Golobal

Economic Crisis and Its Repercussions On the Arab Stock Markets and Economies, Seminars 56 , Middle East Studies Center , Jordan, pp.51-68.

UAE, the WTO, and the liberalization of the Agricultural Sector,Arab Economic

Journal, No.45 , Winter 2009, pp.73-90.

Financila Crisis and the Gulf Economies, Al-Mustaqbal Al-Arabi, No. 358,

December 2008, pp.14-28.

When rulership becomes privilegded booty (ghanimah): the condition of the Gulf

Cooperation Council, Contemporary Arab Affairs, Vol.1 , No.4 , October 2008, pp.631-648.

Education Expenditure and Economic Growth: Some Empirical Evidence from the

GCC Countries,, The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol.42. No.1 , Fall 2008.

The Predatory State : the Case of the GCC Countries , Al-Mustaqbal

Al-Arabi, No. 351, May 2008 : 70-78 Beriut , Lebanon. P.P:70-87.(Arabic)

The Welfare State : An Islamic View published in the proceedings of the Welfare

State Symposium organized jointly by the Center for Arab Unity Studies(Beirut-Lebanon) and the Swedish Institute in Alexandria (Eygpt): First

edition , 2006: 543-592.(Arabic).

The Implications of the Embargo on the Palestinians , Al-Mustaqbal Al-Arabi ,

No.331 (September 2006) : 101-113.

Speculative Capital : An Islamic Perspective presented at the 6th

International Conference of Islamic Banking and Economics held at Jakarta, Indonesia during the period 20-24 , November 2005 and Published in the conference Proceedings.

Corruption: The Case of the UAE in Corruption and Good Governance in Arab

Countries published jointly be the Center for Arab Unity Studies(Beirut) and the Swedish Institute in Alexandria( Egypt), December , 2004: 577-607.(Arabic)

" Globalization and the GCC Economies " published in the Arab Future Book

Series , No. 33 , 2004 , p.p: 75-98. Centre for Arab Unity Studies , Beirut

Lebanon (Arabic).

" Globalization and the Oil Economies " published in the Middle East Economic

Association Online Journal , Vol.6, September , 2004 .(http://www.sba.luc.edu/orgs/meea//.

" Is the Oil Sector a Motive for Development or an Obstacle : The GCC States

Experience " , Journal of the Social Sciences, Vol.32 , No.1, 2004 : 9-30.(Arabic)

Monetary Dynamics of Inflation: Some Evidence for A Small Open Economy,(Co- authored) Savings and Development, No.3 , 2003 .: 259-279 Corruption and Development : An Islamic Perspective , Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance , 7th-9th October 2003 (Volume II)- Kingdom of Bahrain. .

Political Participation and Economic Development : the case of the GCC countries

Al-Mustaqbal Al-Arabi , 290 , 2003, 122-134.(In Arabic).

Financial Development and Economic Growth: Another Look At

the Evidence from Developing Countries, Review of Financial economics 11 ,

2002:131-150.

Corruption: Causes, Consequences, and Cures .Journal of the Social Sciences ,

Vol.30 , No.2 , 2002 :257-284.

Defense Spending and Economic Growth: Some Empirical Evidence from the Arab Gulf Region, Defence and Peace Economics, Volume 13, No.3, 2002:187-

197

Do Government Expenditure Inhibit or Promote Economic Growth: Some

Empirical Evidence from Saudi Arabia. The Indian Economic Journal , Vol. 48.No.2., October December 2000/2001. 92-96.

The Role of Islamic Waqf in Economic Development, Journal of the Social

Sciences, Vol.28, No.4,Winter 2000, pp.85-111 ( In Arabic).

Financial Markets: An Islamic Perspective. Economia Internazinale, Vol.LIII,

No.3,2000, pp. 277-298.

The Rationalization of the Developmental Role of the Public Sector : the Case of the

GCC Countries, Journal of the Social Sciences.Vol.27-Autumn,1999. pp.45-76 ( In Arabic).

On the Role of Exports in the Economic Growth of Malaysia: A Multivariate

Analysis, International Economic Journal , Volume 13 , Autumn,1999, pp.67-75.

On the Long-Run Relationship Between Population and Economic Growth: Some

Time Series Evidence for Developing Countries,(co-authored) Eastern Economic Journal, Volume 25, No.3 , Summer 1999, pp.301-313.

Does Money Matter in Developing Countries,(co-authored) Review of Financial

Economics, Volume 7, No.2, 1998, pp.213-220.

The Impact of Non-Tarrif Barriers on the Intra-GCC Countries Trade, Al-

Mustaqbal Al-Arabi,No.237, November 1998, pp.65-80.(In Arabic).

The Relationship between Inflation and Inflation Variability: Some Empirical

Evidence from the Arab Gulf Region, The Indian Economic Journal, Vol.46, July-September,1998/99, pp70-75.

The Prospects of Privatization in the UAE, Journal of the Social Sciences, Vol.25,

No.4 Winter 1997, pp.31-55(In Arabic).

Exports and Economic Growth : Some Empirical Evidence from the Arab Gulf

Countries, Applied Economics, Volume 29, No.6, 1997, pp. 693-697.

On the Inflationary Process in Kuwait: Some Empirical Results, Economia

Internazionale, No.2, 1996, pp. 3-12.

The GCC Countries Membership of the GATT: Opportunities and Challenges,

Journal of the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies, Volume 79, 1995, pp.135-173.(In Arabic).

Trade and Development in the GCC Countries: Achievements and Aspirations,

Journal of the Social Sciences, Volume 22, Winter 1994, pp.7-41(In Arabic).

The Demographic Dimension of Economic Development in the United Arab

Emirates, Attaawun, Volume 29, 1993, pp. 98-126.(In Arabic).

The Impact of Tarrif and Non-Tarrif Barriers on the Foreign and Intra-trade of the

GCC Countries, Economic Horizons, No.55. 1993, pp.109-144 (In Arabic).

The UAE Budget Deficit: Causes and Cures, Journal of the Gulf and Arabian

Peninsula Studies, Volume 70, 1993, pp. 75-113.(In Arabic).

Economic Development in the United Arab Emirates:1975-1990, Journal of

Economics and Administrative Sciences, Volume 8, 1990, pp.23-78.(In Arabic).

COURSES TAUGHT AT THE UAE UNIVERSITY

Introduction to Economics

Principles of Microeconomics

Principles of Macroeconomics

Mathematical Economics

Intermediate Microeconomics

Intermediate Macroeconomics

International Economics

Economic Development

Islamic Economics

Money and Banking

Quantitative Methods

Public Finance

Economic Seminar on the Arab Economies

Cost-Benefit Analysis

REFEREE

Applied Economics

International Economic Journal

Journal of the Social Sciences (Kuwait)

Journal of Administration and Economic Sciences (UAE)

Journal of Social Sciences (UAE)

Journal of Ajman University

AWARDS Rashid Al-Maktoom Award for Scientific Achievement , 1989

UAE University Sabbatical Leave , 1995/96 ( University of Michigan)

UAE University Sabbatical Leave 2000/ 2001( )

A Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan (Winter 2010). PAPERS PRESENTED

The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Industrial Countries, Symposium

entitled The International Financial Crisis and its Impact on Arab Financial Markets and Economies , held by the Middle East Studies Center in Amman, Jordan on November 8, 2008 .

" Industrial Policy , Development , and the WTO" presented at the

International Seminar on " Macroeconomic from an Islamic Perspective: Theory and Contemporary Issues" Organized by the International Islamic University of Malaysia , and the Islamic Research and Training Institute (Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah) and held in Kuala Lumpur during 22-24 , September , 2004.

" Corruption and Good Governance: the case of the UAE" presented at the

conference entitled " Corruption and Good Governance in Arab Countries " organized jointly by the Swedish Center in Alexandria , Egypt and the Center of Arab Unity Studies and held in Beirut , Lebanon during September 19-23, 2004 .

" Globalization and the Oil Economies " presented at the AEA/MEEA Annual

Meeting which was held at San Diego , California , January 3-5, 2004.

" The GCC , the WTO , and Development " presented at the " Legal and

Economic Aspects of the World Trade Organization" conference held in Dubai , United Arab Emirates , 9-11 may , 2004 .

Corruption and Development : An Islamic Perspective presented at the Fifth

International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance which was held between 7th and 9th October 2003 in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Non-Tariff Barriers in the GCC Region presented at a seminar about trade barriers

between the GCC countries which was sponsored by the GCC Secretariat and held at Dubai , UAE, 25-26 October, 1997.

Financial Markets : An Islamic Perspective presented at the Eighth Intensive

Course on Islamic Economics, Banking , and Finance that was held by the Islamic Foundation , 23-27 September, 1997, Leicester, United Kingdom.

Budget deficit in the UAE : Problems and Cures presented at the Development

Forum held in Muscat , Oman, December, 1994.

Tariff and Non-tariff Barriers in the GCC Region presented at the seminar entitled

The GCC Region Without Barriers which was sponsored by the Federation of GCC Chambers of Commerce , Abu-Dhabi , UAE , 5-6 June , 1993.

The Budget Deficit in the UAE: Causes, Consequences & Cures presented at the a

seminar held at the Arab Planning Institute in Kuwait , Non 26-28,1989.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

*I have taught Islamic Economics & Finance at the University of Michigan during the Winter Term of 2010.

* I have prepared the material for a content course about the politics & economics of the Middle at the University of Michigan during the Winter Term of 2010.

* I have contributed to the development of a number of courses taught at the department of economics at the UAE University including:

International Economics

Economic Development

Quantitative Methods

Intermediate Microeconomics

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Islamic Economics

* In 1999/2000, I was a member of the textbooks committee in the department of economics.

* During the academic year 2001/2002, I was a member of the Faculty Composition

& Development and the Intellectual Contributions Committees .

* I was an academic advisor for a number of students during the periods of 1989-

1991 and 1994-1995.

* I have evaluated a research project entitled The Demand for Money in the UAE

which was submitted for financing by two faculty members in the department during the academic year 1994.

* I was a representative of the UAE faculty members at the council of the college of

administration and economics for the year 1993/1994.

* I was a member of the course committee during the academic years 1989 and 1990.

PUBLIC SERVICE

A. Conferences

*Repercussions of the Financial Crisis on the GCC Economies, a lecture delivered

at the GCC Chambers of Commerce Symposium on the financial Crisis, 15/4/2009 Doha , Qatar.

* Presented a paper entitled " The GCC , the WTO , and Development "

at the " Legal and Economic Aspects of the World Trade Organization" conference held in Dubai , United Arab Emirates , 9-11 may , 2004 .

* Delivered a key note speech on " The state of the Gulf : Towards More

Harmony" at the Euro-Finance Conference held at Grand Hayatt, Dubai , UAE , during 28-29, March 2004.

* Presented a paper on the Role of Endowment in Economic Development in the

Seminar on Endowment in the GCC Economies organized jointly by the Islamic Development bank and the Administrations of Endowment in both Kuwait and Qatar which took place at Doha , Qatar , 14-16 December 2003 .

* Participated in The Training Course for Employees at Dubai Islamic Bank

during the years 1993/1994

* A participant in The Conference of Experts which took place at the Arab

Planning Institute to discuss four Arab Development-related papers namely: the Development of Human resources, Economic Modeling, International Trade, and Environmental Issues, Kuwait , 13-14 October,1993.

* A participant in The First Scientific Seminar of Kuwaiti Economists which

took place in Kuwait in Kuwait, 3-5 May,1993.

* A participant in the conference on Prospects and Problems of Arab Economic

Development in the Nineties which was jointly sponsored by the Arab Monetary Fund and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, Bahrain 1-3 February, 1993.

* A discussant of a paper entitled the directions of labor in the UAE presented by

the undersecretary of the Ministry of labor in the UAE in a conference on human resource development held during 5-6 November , 1989.

* A participant in the two-day seminar held by the Development Forum that took

place in Bahrain on the 17th and 18th of January 2002.

B. Lectures, Interviews, Refereeing , Articles, and Advisory Activities

Lectures:

Western vs. Islamic Financial Institutions A lecture given at the Moslem

Community Association of Ann Arbor & Vicinity (Ann Arbor , Michigan) , April 24, 2010.

What Makes Life Prosperous and Stable? An Islamic Perspective, A lecture given at the University of Michigan Muslim Student Association, , April 1, 2010.

The Financial Crisis : Impact on Gulf Cooperation Council Countries? A lecture given at the Department of the University of Michigan , Monday , March 29, 2010.

Islamic Finance in a Western Perspective A lecture given at the Ann Arbor

District Library ( Ann Arbor , Michigan) on Thursday March 4, 2010.

" The GCC Economies , Development , and Globalization" a lecture given at the Cultural Center in Abu-Dhabi , 13 March , 2004 .

Globalization & It Impact on the GCC Economies delivered at Zayed Military Academy , Al-Ain (UAE) , 14/10/2002.

Corruption: Causes, Consequences, and Cures delivered at Zayed Military Academy , Al-Ain(UAE) , 3/9/2001.

Islamic Values and Resource Allocation delivered at Zayed Military Academy, April, 2000.

Economic Integration and Economic Development in the GCC Countries delivered at the Institute of Officer training at the police department ( Abu-Dhabi, UAE) , 10/12/1997.

Islamic and Conventional Banks Compared delivered at a seminar for graduate students at the Center for Near Eastern Studied at the University of Michigan (USA), 16/7/1997.

Budgetary Operations delivered at the Finance Department , Abu Dhabi (UAE) ,

31/11/1996.

Expatriate Labor Force in the GCC Countries delivered at the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Michigan during my Sabbatical leave 95/96 , January 23, 1996.

Oil Prices and the New International Economic Order delivered at the Kuwaiti Economic Society , Washington, D.C , 23-25, 1995.

Demography and Economic Development in the UAE delivered at the UAE Economic Society on June 18, 1991. A summary of this lecture appeared in Al

Bayan and Al-Khaleej the two leading UAE newspapers in the UAE , on June 19, 1991.

Islam and Economic Development delivered at the Abu-Dhabi (UAE) Chamber of Commerce during May, 1990. A summary of the lecture was published in the May 1990 issue of the Chambers magazine.

The Ingredients of a Successful Development delivered at the UAE student union conference on Human Resource Development held at Dubai (UAE) , 20-22, August 1989. A summary of this lecture appeared in Al-Islah magazine , No. 137.

The pillars of Economic Development in the GCC Countries delivered on 5 October , 1989, the anniversary of the founding of Abu-Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) . A summary of this lecture was published the next day in a number of UAE news papers such as Al-Khaleej Al-Bayan , and Gulf News.

TV and Newspaper Interviews :

The Role of Government in the GCC Economies two parts interview with Abu-

Dhabi Radio on 5/5 and 12/5 -2005. (Two hours each).

The GCC , the WTO: Challenges & Opportunities Abu-Dhabi

Radio on 14/4/2005.(Two Hours)

Unemployment , Development , and Violence in the GCC Economies one-hour

interview with CNBC(Arabic) TV, 18/4/2005 . 10:30-11:30 P.M.

The GCC , Economic Development , and Globalization two parts interview with

Abu-Dhabi Radio on January 8 and January 15, 2005.(Four Hours).

Globalization and the GCC Economies an interview with Dubai Business TV Channel , 12/12/2003.

The Role of Arab Monetary Fund in the Arab Economies an interview with

Dubai Business TV Channel , 23/9/2003 .

Challenges facing the Arab Economies an interview with Sharja TV , 8/8/2003.

Corruption : Causes , Consequences, and Cures an hour and a half interview with Dubai Business TV , 13/9/2002.

The viability of economic boycott in the context of the Arab-Israel conflict an interview with Sharja TV on the May 19, 2002.

Deposits and their Uses in Islamic Banks a one hour interview with Dubai Business TV , 5/10/2001.

Corruption : the Case of the UAE a one hour debate on Abu-Dhabi TV (UAE), April 2000.

Financial Markets : An Islamic Perspective a two hour interview with Abu-

Dhabi Radio, March 2000.

The Future of Financial Markets in the UAE with Al-Bayan news

paper(Dubai) , 22/12/1999.

Privatization an interview with Al-Bayan newspaper ( Dubai, UAE), 8 December, 1997.

The East Asian Financial Crisis and Its Implication for the Financial Markets in the Gulf Countries. an interview with the Al-Emarat Al-yawm( published in the UAE) , 8 December 1997, No.196.

The GCC Economies: Prospects & Challenges an interview with Kuwait Radio, 5/12/1996.

Demography and Development in the UAE an interview with the Lebanese Weekly Magazine Al-Sayad , 3 september, 1993, No.2548.

How to Realize Economic Development in the GCC Countries an interview with Kuwaiti Al-Qabas news paper, 21/10/1992.

The costs of the liberating Kuwait a one hour debate on Abu-Dhabi TV, immediately following the occupation of Kuwait by Iraqi forces.

The Challenges of development and Security in the GCC Countries an interview with the UAE weekly magazine Al-Islah , 23 December, 1992, No.217.

Growth Without Development: the case of the UAE an interview with the UAE monthly magazine Al-Shorouq, 15 April, 1992.

The National Labor Force in the UAE an interview with Oil and Industry News published in Abu Dhabi, August 1990, No.241.

Refereeing:

Consumption Function in Jordan :1970-1998: Further Tests for the Journal of Economics and Administrative Sciences (UAE University) and was completed by 1/1/2002.

Privatization and Its impact on Investment for the Journal of Social Sciences ( Published by Kuwait University and it was completed by 20/9/1999 .

The External Debt and Economic Growth in the 1980s: Evidence from Sub-Sahara Africa for the Applied Economics and was completed by 28/7/1997.

The low Participation of Kuwaiti Laborers in the Private Sector for the Journal of Social Affairs(published in the UAE) and it was completed by 30/4/1997.

The Rationalization of Public Expenditures for the Journal of Ajman for Science and Technology ( published in the UAE) and was completed by 20/2/1997.

Fluctuations in the Value of Money : An Islamic Perspective for the Journal of Economics and Administrative Sciences (UAE University) and was completed by 15/10/1996.

Articles in Newspapers and magazines

The GCC Countries : Development and Security Al-Qabas (Kuwait), 6/12/1992.

Problems of Economic Development in the Gulf Countries Al-Iqtisad Al-Islami (published by Dubai Islamic Bank) , No.43. pp:22-26

The Role of Zakah in the Economic development of Moslem Countries, Al-Iqtisad Al-Islami, No. 39. pp:20-28.

Islamic Values and the Allocation of Economic Resources, Al-Iqtisad Al-Islami, No.36, pp10-17.

Economic Development : An Islamic Perspective , Al-Iqtisad Al-Islami, No.35, pp: 30-63.

The role of Moslem Women in Economic Development, Al-Iqtisad Al-Islami, No. 33. pp:8-16.

Advisory Activities

* I was a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prize Selection Committee for the year 1419 H( 1999).

* I was a member of the board of directors of Dubai Islamic Bank( Dubai , UAE) in 1984.

* Since September 2001 , I have been on the Editorial Board of Journal of

Administrative and Economic Sciences published by the College of Business and Economics at the UAE University.

*A member of the International Association of Islamic Economists .

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