Prof. Saeed Al-Muharrami

Title:Professor, and Member of State Council
Room #:1026
Ext. #:2916


Fields of Interest:

Finance, Banking, Monetary Economics


B.Sc. in Finance -University of Arizona, U.S.A., 1988
M.B.A. - Oregon State University, U.S.A., 1994
Diploma in Social Science Research Methods- Cardiff University, U.K., 2003
PhD in Finance and Banking, Cardiff University, U.K., 2005
Dr. Saeed Al-Muharrami is a Professor with a high level expert in Finance, Banking, and Monetary Economics. Also, he is a Member of the State Council (Majlis Al-Dawla) in Sultanate of Oman. He was the Dean of the College of Economics and Political Science from March 2014 to July 2017, before that he was the Director of Humanities Research Center. In addition, he was appointed as Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC, USA during 2011 and 2012.

Selected Publications:

  • Al-Muharrami, S. and Murthy, YSR (2017) “Interest banking spreads in Oman and Arab GCC” International Journal of Emerging Markets, Vol. 11, Issue No. 2, pages 240 – 246.
  • Al-Muharrami, S. (2015) “Interest rate in Oman: Is it fair?” Humanomics, Vol. 31, Issue No. 3, pages 330 – 343.
  • Al-Muharrami, S. and Hardy, D. (2013) “Cooperative and Islamic Banks: What can they learn from each other?” International Monetary Fund (IMF) Working Paper, No. WP/13/184.
  • Al-Muharrami, S., Matthews, K. (2009) “Market Power versus Efficient-Structure in Arab GCC Banking” Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 19, pages 1487 - 1496.
  • Al-Muharrami, S., Matthews, K. and Karbhari, Y. (2006) “Market structure and competitive conditions in the Arab GCC Banking system” Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 30, Issue No. 12, pages 3487-3501.