Dr. Mohammed Aly Ramady

FCIB, PhD. Economics, Associate Professor


- Economic Development and Strategic Public Policy Planning
- Banking and Finance, Islamic financing
- Saudi Arabian and GCC Economies
- Insurance and risk management
- Higher Education Strategic Planning
- Technology Transfer and Offset
- WTO , Globalization and economic transformation
- Energy and Resource Economics



- Assessing the role of family business in promoting economic growth perspectives from Saudi Arabia

- Economics, peace and laughter revisited – or learning

- Evolving banking regulation and supervision a case study of SAMA

- External & Internal Determinants of inflation-A Case Study of Saudi Arabia

- Financial capital democratisation-recipes for growth

- Foreign Direct Investment-Move Towards Sustainable Enterprise and Econimic Development of Saudi Arabia

- Gulf unemployment and government policies-prospects for the Saudi labour quota or Nitaqat

- Power Brokers Global Influence of Gulf SWFs

- Rational Expectations and Saudi Stock Market Individual Investor Behaviour

- Saudi Arabia King Abdullah Financial City

- The impact of Saudi Arabia’s WTO accession.on selected economic sectors and domestic economies




-Essayad,M, Ramady,M, and Al Hijji, M.

“ The Determinants of Bank Profitability of a Petroleum Economy: The Case of Saudi Arabia.” Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management Journal. Fall/Winter, 2003. Vol 22. No3. pp 69-101.

- Ramady, M and Sahlawi, M.” Education as a Force for Economic Change in an Oil Based Economy : A Case Study of Saudi Arabia.” Journal of Energy and Development. Vol.30 no 2 Spring 2005

- Ramady, M and Saee, John , “ Foreign Direct Investment: A strategic move for sustainable Free Enterprise and Economic Reform in Saudi Arabia.” Thunderbird International Business Review. Volume 49- (1) 37-56.( Jan/Feb 2007 ).

- Ramady. M and Mansour. M. “The Impact of Saudi Arabia’s WTO accession on selected economic sectors and domestic economic reforms.” World Review of Entrepreneaurship, Management and Sustainable Development. Vol 2. No 3. 2006 . pp 189-199.

- Ramady. M and Amin Nehari-Talet. “Rational Expectations and Saudi Stock Market Individual Investor Behaviour.” World Journal of Business Management. Vol 1. Issue 2. 2007.

- Ramady M .” Reducing Saudi Unemployment : The Effectiveness of the Government’s Employment Subsidy Policy.” In progress.

- Ramady. M and Sohail, Sadiq. “Assessing the role of family business in promoting economic growth: perspectives from Saudi Arabia.” Accepted for publication in International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.


-“ Government Finances: A case Study of Saudi Arabian Budgetary Reforms.” Business & Economics Society International. Anthology 2004. Fall 2004.

-“Components of Technology Transfer: A Comparative Analysis of Offset and Non Offset Companies In Saudi Arabia.” . World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development. WRSTSD. Vol 2.. No 1 . 2005


KFUPM Research Institute: Aug 2004-March 2005. Project Manager. Client funded project: Establishment of World Trade Organization (WTO) Reference Centre, for the Combined Chambers of Commerce and Industry.


Conference Papers:

- “The Emerging Sino-Saudi Energy Alliance”. Global Dialogue and The

China Institute of International Studies, Beijing. October. 2006.

-“ Saudi Arabia Private Sector Comes of Age : The Economic Offset Program as a Source of Downstream Petrochemical Technology Transfer.” 12th Annual

Conference on Development of Polyolefin. Houston . Sept. 2006.

- “Beyond the Oil Peak, or the Very, Very Long Goodbye.” Global Dialogue

and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington,

April, 2006.

-“ Saudi Arabia and Financial Globalization.”. Global Finance Conference.

Trinity College. Dublin University. 27-29 June. 2005.

-“ Foreign Direct Investment: A Saudi Arabian Management Perspective.” Second International Conference: World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development. Napier University, Scotland, November 2004.

- “Economic Liberation: A Case Study of Saudi Budgetary Reforms.”

Annual BRISMES Conference. School of Oriental and African Studies,

SOAS, University of London. June 2004.

-“Components of Technology Transfer: A Comparative analysis of Offset and Non-Offset companies in Saudi Arabia.” KFUPM CIM 2nd Administrative Sciences Conference 2004.

-“Effective Marketing Techniques for Private Bankers.” Middle East Economic Digest. Dubai 1997.

-“Strategic Partnership in the Gulf: Choosing the right partner in Financial Services.” Qatar International Financial Services Conference. 2001.

-“Forecasting Qatar’s Future Capital Surpluses.” US-Qatar Business Forum. Qatar. 1996.


-“ Strategic Directions for the Saudi Economy .” Saudi Aramco

International Joint Ventures Meeting. Dhahran . November 2007.

- “ The Saudi Economy : Where to Next?” British Businessmen

Association, Eastern Province. May 2007

- “ The Impact of WTO On Saudi Arabian Industries “ Abdul Latif

Jameel Group , Jeddah , April 2007.

- “ The Saudi Economy : A Bird’s Eye view”. Al Yammamah College,

Riyadh , March 2007.

-“The Saudi Arabian Economy: Overview, Globalization, Multinationals

And Joint Ventures “ Saudi Aramco JV Forum Nov .2006.

-“ The Saudi Arabian Economy: A Bird’s Eye view”. Arab Society for Human Resources and Management. ASHRM. May 2005.

-“The Saudi Budgetary Framework: Structural Imbalances and Solution.” Saudi Aramco. Dec 2003.

-“The Impact of Post September 11 on World Economies and Future Prospects.” Society of Petroleum Engineers, Saudi Chapter. Feb 2003.

-“Evolving Banking and Capital Markets in Saudi Arabia.” University of London. 2002.

-“Gulf Family Businesses: Facing the Opportunities and Dilemmas of the 21st Century.” University of Westminster, London. 2001.

-“Mergers And Acquisitions- Theory and Practise with special reference to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”. Dubai Financial Services Group. Sept 1998.


E-mail: ramadyma@kfupm.edu.sa

Published Books:

1. The Saudi Arabian Economy: Policies, Achievements and Challenges.” Springer International. New York. 2010 (Second Edition)" Go to Book Page

2. "The GCC Econimies: Stepping up to Future Challenges" Springer 2012 Go to Book Page

Author's Rebuttal to Usama Uthman's Review: Global Finance Journal
Volume 24, Issue 1, 2013, Pages 98–100

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