Dr. Sami Al Kharusi

Title: Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean For Training & Community Service
Room #:2048
Ext. #:2849


Fields of Interest:

Financial Sustainability, Financial Market Efficiency, Financial Planning and Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation


PhD., Personal Financial Planning, University of Missouri, 2012
M.Sc., Finance, Johns Hopkins University, 2008
B.Sc., Finance major, Sultan Qaboos University, 2005
Sami Salim Al Kharusi is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Department of Economics and Finance, Sultan Qaboos University. Dr. Al Kharusi has been a faculty member of the Department of Economics and Finance since 2005. He has served in various capacities including Co-Director of Academic Innovation Assistance Program and Assistant Dean for Training and Community Services. He received his B.Sc. in Finance from Sultan Qaboos University (Oman, 2005), M.Sc. in Finance from Johns Hopkins University (USA, 2008) and Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from University of Missouri-Columbia (USA, 2012). His teaching interests are in the areas of personal financial planning, entrepreneurial finance and multinational financial management. His current research interest focuses in stock market efficiency, innovation and entrepreneurial finance and household financial planning. He has published in a number of internationally referred journals including Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, Investment Management and Financial Innovations, Banks and Bank Systems, International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research and International Journal of Economic Research. Dr. Al Kharusi is currently a member of Advisory Board and Audit Committee in the National Company for Projects and Management.

Selected Publications:

  • Al Kharusi, S and Stella A, Mbah. (2018). The Economic Growth and External Debt: The Case of Emerging Economy. Journal of Economic Integration, 33(1), pp. 1141-1157.
  • Al Kharusi, S and Murthy, Sree R. (2017). Financial Sustainability of Private Higher Education Institutions: The Case of Publicly Traded Educational Institutions. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 14(3), pp. 25-38.
  • Al Kharusi, S and Basci, E. (2017). Financial Institutions Performance Evaluation in a Unique Developing Market Using TOPSIS Approach. Banks and Bank Systems, 12(1), pp. 54-59.
  • Al Kharusi, S and Weagley, R. (2016). Return Predictability in Emerging Markets During a Unique Market Condition. Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, 6(4), pp. 339 – 350.
  • Al Kharusi, S. (2016). The Effect of Minimum Wage Changes on Local Workers Employment in the Private Sector in a Unique Environment. International Journal of Economic Research, 13(1), pp. 335 – 345.