Dr. Samir Salim Al-Busaidi

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:1029
Ext. #:1822


Fields of Interest:

International Finance, Macroeconomics, GCC Economies


Ph.D. in Economics, University of Melbourne, Australia, 2009
MA in Economics, New York University (NYU), USA, 2002
B.Sc, Economics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, 1999
Dr. Samir Al-Busaidi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance. He completed his postgraduate education in economics at New York University (NYU) and the University of Melbourne. His research is applied in nature and includes topics in International Finance, Macro Economics and the Gulf economies. Samir’s teaching responsibilities range from introductory economics classes to senior courses in International Finance and Managerial Economics. He is also heavily involved in university administrative committees. Beyond academia Samir is engaged in private and government consulting projects.

Selected Publications:

  • Modelling Macroeconomic Shocks in the GCC: Is Monetary Unification Viable? (2013) Review of Middle East Economics and Finance. Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 1–36
  • Al-Shanfari, D., Al-Said, A., Al-Said, F., & Al-Busaidi, S. (2013). The Main Report: SME Development Symposium. Seih Al-Shamikat, Bahla.
  • Oil, a blessing for the economy? (2011), Business today, issue 151, p60.