Summary

Fatema graduated from The University of Bahrain with a BS in Chemical Engineering in 2004 and a Master Degree in Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology in 2005. At the end of 2004, Fatema joined the Bahrain Training Institute as a Mathematics and Science Instructor and ended up as a Senior Instructor in the same Division. She gained a PhD (2015) in Economics from The University of Sheffield where she worked as a Teaching Assistant during her PhD study period. Fatema was appointed Assistant Professor in Economics at Ahlia University in Bahrain.

Research

Fatema’s research interests center on energy economics, particularly the impact of oil price uncertainty on different economic measures such as economic growth, investment and asset pricing.

Dr. Fatema Majeed Alaali Research

Teaching

Fatema currently teaches first year Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 101) and a second year Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (ECON 201) at Ahlia.

Supervision

Postgraduate and Undergraduate students.

Presentation

23rd March 2012 – Poster presentation, White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Conference WRDTC, University of Leeds.

22nd March 2013 – Paper presentation, “The Effect of Oil and Stock Price Volatility on Firm Level Investment: The Case of UK Firms” , White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Conference WRDTC, University of York.

30th May 2013 – Paper presentation, “The Effect of Oil and Stock Price Volatility on Firm Level Investment: The Case of UK Firms” , 9th BMRC-QASS conference, Brunel University

4th April 2014 – Paper presentation, “The Effect of Oil Price Volatility on Asset Prices: Evidence from UK Firms”, White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Conference WRDTC, University of Sheffield.

Publications

Journals:

  1. Can Oil Prices Help Predict Us Stock Market Returns? Evidence Using A Dynamic Model Averaging (Dma) Approach, Naser, Hanan And Fatema Alaali, Empirical Economics, accepted on 9 June 2017.

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