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YOUSIF KHALIFA AL-YOUSIF
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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
* Doctor of Philosophy, ,
Dissertation title: Trade and Development in an Oil Based Economy: A Theoretical Model of the Gulf Region.
* M.A in Applied Economics,
* M.A in Near Eastern and North African Studies,
* B.A in Political Science,
Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan (Winter 2010)
Director of Darussalam.ae Website : 2007-Present
Associate Professor, UAE University, 1997-þ2003þþ
Assistant Professor, UAE University, 1989-1996
Instructor , UAE University , 1984-1988.
“ 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
“ 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
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
“Corruption: The Case of the UAE” in Corruption and Good Governance in Arab
Countries” published jointly be the Center for Arab Unity Studies(
" Globalization and the GCC Economies " published in the Arab Future Book
Series , No. 33 , 2004 , p.p: 75-98. Centre for Arab Unity Studies ,
" Globalization and the Oil Economies " published in the
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)-
“ 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 ,
“ 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-
“ Do Government Expenditure Inhibit or Promote Economic Growth: Some
Empirical Evidence from
“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
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
Countries, Applied Economics,” Volume 29, No.6, 1997, pp. 693-697.
“On the Inflationary Process in
Internazionale, No.2, 1996, pp. 3-12.
“ The GCC Countries’ Membership of the GATT: Opportunities and Challenges,”
Journal of the Gulf and
“ 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
Economics and Administrative Sciences, Volume 8, 1990, pp.23-78.(In Arabic).
COURSES TAUGHT AT THE
Introduction to Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Money and Banking
Economic Seminar on the Arab Economies
International Economic Journal
Journal of the Social Sciences (
Journal of Administration and Economic Sciences (UAE)
Journal of Social Sciences (UAE)
AWARDS Rashid Al-Maktoom Award for Scientific Achievement , 1989
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
" 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
" The GCC , the WTO , and Development " presented at the " Legal and
Economic Aspects of the World Trade Organization" conference held in
“ 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
“ 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
“ 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,
“ Budget deficit in the UAE : Problems and Cures” presented at the “ Development
Forum” held in
“ 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
*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:
* 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.
*“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
* 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
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
B. Lectures, Interviews, Refereeing , Articles, and Advisory Activities
“ 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
“ Corruption: Causes, Consequences, and Cures” delivered at
“ Islamic Values and Resource Allocation” delivered at
“ Economic Integration and Economic Development in the GCC Countries” delivered at the
“ Islamic and Conventional Banks Compared” delivered at a seminar for graduate students at the Center for Near Eastern Studied at the University of
“ Budgetary Operations” delivered at the Finance Department , Abu Dhabi (UAE) ,
“ Expatriate Labor Force in the GCC Countries” delivered at the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the
“ Oil Prices and the New International Economic Order” delivered at the Kuwaiti Economic Society ,
“ 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 Chamber’s 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
“ 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
“ 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
“ 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
“ Privatization” an interview with “Al-Bayan” newspaper (
“ 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
“ 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
“ Consumption Function in
“ Privatization and Its impact on Investment” for the Journal of Social Sciences ( Published by
“ The External Debt and Economic Growth in the 1980s: Evidence from Sub-Sahara
“ 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” (
Articles in Newspapers and magazines
“ The GCC Countries : Development and Security” Al-Qabas (
“ 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.
* 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
*A member of the International Association of Islamic Economists .
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