Dr. Khamis H. Al-Yahyaee

Title:Associate Professor, Dean
Room #:1010
Ext. #:1833

Fields of Interest:

Corporate finance, asset pricing


Ph.D., Banking & Finance, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2007
M.Sc., Finance, University of Denver, U.S.A., 2000
B.Sc., Finance, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, 1998
Khamis Al-Yahyaee, Associate Professor of Finance. Dr. Al-Yahyaee has been a faculty member of the Department of Economics and Finance since 1998. He was a Resource and Development Advisor at the Petroleum Development Oman. He is a research fellow at the Economic Research Forum (ERF). His teaching interests are in the areas of corporate finance and asset pricing. His research interests focus on capital structure, initial price offerings, market microstructure, security issuance, corporate governance, dividends and ownership structure. He has published in a number of internationally refereed journals. He has written a chapter in a book titled "Oman Country Profile: The Road Ahead for Oman". He has also presented and discussed papers in renowned conferences. Dr. Al-Yahyaee has written technical reports for various government and non-government agencies and institutions. He is an occasional reviewer for leading journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance and the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

Selected Publications:

  • Al-Yahyaee, K., Al-Hadi, A. and Hussien, S. (2017). Market Risk Disclosures and Board Gender-Diversity in Gulf Cooperation Council Firms. International Review of Finance, 17(4), pp. 645-658.
  • Mensi, W., Hkiri, B., Al-Yahyaee, K., and Kang, S. (2017). Analyzing Time–Frequency Co-Movements Across Gold and Oil Prices with BRICS Stock Markets: A VaR Based on Wavelet Approach. International Review of Economics and Finance, forthcoming.
  • Al-Hadi, A., Habib, A., Al-Yahyaee, K. and Eulaiwi, B. (2017). Joint-Audit, Political Connections and Cost of Debt Capital. International Journal of Auditing, 21(3), pp. 249-270.
  • Mensi, W., Hammoudeh, S., Shahzad, S., Al-Yahyaee, K., and Shahbaz, M. (2017). Oil and Foreign Exchange Market Tail Dependence and Risk Spillovers for MENA, Emerging and Developed Countries: VMD Decomposition based Copulas. Energy Economics, 67(C), pp. 476-495.
  • Al-Hadi, A., Al-Yahyaee, K., Hussien, S., and Taylor, G., (2017). Market Risk Disclosures and Corporate Governance Structure: Evidence from GCC Financial Firms. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, forthcoming.