PROF. AMER AL ROUBAIE

Professor / Advisor for Capacity Building and Academic Collaborations - College of Business & Finance - Accounting & Economics Dept.
  • Obtained his doctorate in economics from McGill University, Canada.
  • Was a Research Fellow at ISTAC, kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for a number of years.
  • Teaches courses in Economics, Banking, and Finance at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Supervises postgraduate students.
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BIO DATA

Dr. Amer Al-Roubaie is a Professor of Economics at Ahlia University in Bahrain. He obtained his doctorate in economics from McGill University, Montreal Canada. He taught economics at Concordia University as an Adjunct Professor and also at other North American and Middle Eastern universities. He was also a research Fellow at ISTAC, kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for a number of years.

Besides economics, his expertise lies in the fields of knowledge-based development, Islamic banking and Finance, development economics and globalisation and international business.

Supervision

  • Postgraduate students

Presentation

  • Amer Al-Roubaie And Rasha shaker, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: An Approach for Sustaining Development in GCC Countries,2009, Bahrain.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, The Global Financial Crisis and its impact on Islamic Financial Institutions, 2009, Malaysia.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, ICT and Poverty Alleviation in Muslim Societies, 2010, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, “Managing Knowledge and innovation for Sustainable Development in the Arab World”, 2011, Abu Dhabi
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, “Building Capacity for a Knowledge Society in the Arab World”, 2011, Bahrain.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, The New Global Economy and International Trade,Golden Tulip Hotel Bahrain, June 2013
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, Innovation & Development, The case of GCC Countries, September 2013 Golden Tulip Hotel Bahrain,
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, Knowledge–Based Economies:Challenges and opportunities for Arab Countries, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 5th – 6th February, 2014.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, Knowledge Transfer for Sustainable Development, West meet East-Sharing the Past and current Experience to benefit the future, Montreal, Canada, 13th- 14th -15th August , 2014.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, Building Innovation  Capacity for knowledge creation in GCC, West meet East-Sharing the Past and current Experience to benefit the future, Montreal, Canada, 13th- 14th -15th August , 2014.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, Building Capacity for knowledge sharing in Muslim Societies: The role of ICT, 2nd Conference on Global trends in Academic Research, Bandung , Indonesia

Publications

Articles of 2014
  • Amer Al-Roubaie and Fahad Saif Harhara,  Joint Estimation of Economic Growth and FDI in UAE,International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge management in the Middle East and North Africa,  3, No. 2, 2014 PP. 147 – 177.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, Fahad Saif Harhara and Wafi Al Karagouli, Host Country Factors and Inward FDI-Induced Technology Transfer: The Case of the UAE,International journal of innovation and Knowledge management in the Middle East and North Africa,  3, No. 1, 2014, pp. 1 – 31.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie & Shafiq Alvi, Knowledge transfer for sustainable development: East-west collaboration?, World journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development,  11, No. 4, 2014.
Articles of 2013
  • Amer Al-Roubaie ,Building Knowledge capacity for Sustainable Development in the Arab World,International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge management in the Middle East and North Africa,  2, No. 1, 2013. PP. 7 – 20.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie and Allam Ahmed,Poverty reduction in the Arab World: the Use of ICT, World Journal of Science, technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2013, PP. 195-211.
Articles of 2012
  • Amer Al-Roubaie and Allam Ahmed, Building a Knowledge-Based Economy in the Muslim World: The Critical Role of Innovation and Technological Learning, World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development,  9, No. 2, 2012
Articles of 2010
  • Amer Al-Roubaie ,Development Alternatives, Reflections on Ibn Khaldun’s Concept of Ilm-Umran,Journal of Human Sciences, Issue No. 18/19 – 2010. PP. 138 – 175
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, Building Indigenous Knowledge Capacity for development, World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010
Articles of 2009
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, The Global Financial Crisis and International Liquidity: The Impact of Petroleum Prices, IKIM Journal of Islam and International Affairs,  2, No. 4, 2009, PP. 1 – 42.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, Islamic Finance: A Bulwark Against Contagion in the Global Banking System, Islam and Civilisational Renewal 1, No. 2, December 2009, PP. 303 – 321.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie and Rasha Abdul-Wahab, Building a knowledge Society in the Arab World, in Christoph marcinkowski (Ed.), the Islamic World and the West(Zurich, 2009) PP 231 – 242.
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, the Impact of Higher Oil Prices on Global Liquidity, Al-Shajarah, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2009, PP. 147-178
Articles of 2007
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, and jamal Al-Zayer, Knowledge Creation and Global Readiness in GCC Countries in Allam Ahmed (ed.) Science, technology and Sustainability in the Middle east and North Africa (London: Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, 2007, pp. 48-64
Aicles of 2006
  •  Amer Al-Roubaie, Meeting the South-South Challenges in a Changing World, Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Vol. 8, No. 2, December 2006, PP. 13 – 29
  • Amer Al-Roubaie, and jamal Al-Zayer, sustaining Development in the GCC Countries: the Impact of technology transfer, World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development,Vol. 2, No. 3, 2006.
  • Articles of 2004
    • Amer Al-Roubaie, The Global Dimension of Poverty in the Muslim World: A numerical Assessment, Al-Shajarah  Vol. 9, No. 2, 2004, PP. 147 – 192.
    • Amer Al-Roubaie,Heritage, Culture and Globalisation, International Journal of Muslim Unity, Vol. 2, No. 1, August 2004, PP. 3 – 45.
    Articles of 2003
    • Amer Al-Roubaie, The Organizsation of the Islamic Conference: (OIC): Nations in Serach of Unity, Al-Shajarah, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2003, PP. 1 – 33.
    • Amer Al-Roubaie, Globalisation and the Nation State, Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Vol. 5, No. 1, June 2003, PP. 41 – 56.
    • Amer Al-Roubaie,Management of the Economic Crisis in Malaysia, INTAN Management Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2003, PP. 144- 187.
    Articles of 2000
    • Amer Al-Roubaie, Globalisation and the Nation State, Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Vol. 5, No. 1, June 2000, PP. 41 – 56.
    • Amer Al-Roubaie ,Globalisation and Management of the Nation State, INTAN Management Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2000, PP. 1 – 46
    Articles of 1998
    • Amer Al-Roubaie,The Global Age: An Application of Societal Change in Muslim Societies, Al-Shajarah, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1998, PP. 85 – 117
    • Amer Al-Roubaie and Alex Vicas, The Concept of Water Rights in Islam and water Resources Stress in the Middle East: Economic Implication for International Security, Al-Shajarah, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1998, PP. 57- 83.
    Books
    •  Amer Al-Roubaie, Globalisation and the Muslim World, Syed Norulzaman bin Syed Kamarulzaman and Sharifah Munirah Alatas (eds.), The Impact of Globalisation on the Islamic World: Issues and Challenges in the 21st Centaury (Kuala Lumpur: Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, 2001) PP. 9 – 40., ISBN938-9449-19-2
    • Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi (eds.) Islamic Banking and Finance, 4-Volume set (London: Routledge, 2010), ISBN 978-0-415-48871-6
    • Amer Al-Roubaie and Safiq Alvi,Globalisation of Knowledge (Bloomington, Trafford Publishing, 2011),ISBN 978-1-4269-7518-9.
    • Globalizimi dhe bota islame (Shkup: SHB Furkan, 2009), ISBN 978-6082-160-03-0.
    • Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi (eds.) Islamic Economics, 4-Volume Set (London: Routledge, 2013), ISBN 978-0-415-52839-9
    • Wajeeh Elali ,Amer Al-Roubaie,Lawrence J. Gitman ,Chad J. Zutter, Principles of Managerial Finance Arab World Edition, 2013, Pearson
    Monographers, Chapter in a Book
    • Amer Al-Roubaie, Labour Movement in the Middle East: A Regional Perspective, Usuki Akira, Omar F. Bajunid and Yamagishi Tomoko (eds.), Population Movement beyond the Middle East: Migration, Diaspora and Network(Osaka, Japan Center for Area Studies, 2005), pp. 53-88
    • Amer Al-Roubaie, Building Capacity for Labour Market Flexibility in a Globalised World: The Role of Universities. Abdulla Al-Hawaj, Wajeeh Elali and E.H. Twizell (eds.) Higher Education in the Twenty-First Centaury: Issues and Challenges(London: CRC Press, 2008), p. 57-70
    • Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi, Human Capital Development and growth prospects in the Muslim World, Karen Pfeifer (ed.) Research in Middle East Economics, 1 ( London: JAI Press Inc., 1996), PP. 27 – 49.
    • Amer Al-Roubaie ,Marginalisation of Indigenous Cultures in a Globalised World: the Case of Aceh, Darni Daud and T. Fadrial Agussabti, Budaya Aceh, Dinamika Sejarah, dan Globalisasi ( Budaya Aceh: Syiah Kuala University Press2005), P. 211 – 228.
    • Amer Al-Roubaie, Al-Attas’s Concept of Happiness, Wan Mohd Daud and Muhammad Zainiy Uthman, (eds.) Knowledge, Language, Thought and the Civilization of Islam (Kuala Lumpur: UTM, 2010), p. 321-349
    • Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi, Globalization in the Light of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Risale-i-Nur: An Exposition, Ian Markham and Ibrahim Ozdemir, Globalization, Ethics and Islam: The Case of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi, (London: Ashgate, 2005)
    • Amer Al-Roubaie, Islamic Economics; An Approach to Development alternatives in Muslim Societies, in Christoph marcinkowski (Ed.), the Islamic World and the West(Zurich, 2009) PP 205-230.
    • Amer Al-Roubaie and Rasha Abdul-Wahab, Building a knowledge Society in the Arab World, in Christoph marcinkowski (Ed.), the Islamic World and the West(Zurich, 2009) PP 231 – 242.

    CONTACT DETAILS

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    RESEARCH AREAS

    Publications

    • PROF. AMER AL ROUBAIE

    TEACHING areas


    • Financial Management

    • Microeconomics

    • Macroeconomics

    • International Economics

    • Energy and Environmental Economics

    • Banking and Financial Institutions

    • Money and Banking

    • Islamic Banking and Finance

    • Islamic Economics

    • Economic Development

    • Industrial Organisation

    • International Business

    • Globalisation