Dr. Saeed Al-Muharrami

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


Fields of Interest:

Banking, Finance


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 Banking & Finance, Cardiff University, U.K., 2005
Saeed Al-Muharrami is the Dean of the College of Economics and Political Scinece at Sultan Qaboos University. He was previously appointed as Fulbright visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, USA. Dr. Saeed is an Associate Professor of Banking and Finance. Beside his teaching and research duties, he was the Director of Humanities Research Center, at Sultan Qaboos University, before he was appointed as the Dean of the College of Economics and Political Scinece. His areas of interest are banking and finance. He has written 3 books and has published several scientific papers and publications.

Selected Publications:

  • 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.
  • Al-Muharrami, S. (2007) “The Causes of Productivity Change in GCC Banking Industry” International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 56, Issue No. 8, pages 731 – 743.
  • Al-Muharrami, S. (2008) “An Examination of Technical, Pure Technical, and Scale Efficiencies in GCC Banking” American Journal of Finance and Accounting, Vol. 1, Issue No. 2, pages 152 – 166.
  • 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. 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.