Summary

  • 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.

Research

  • Globalisation
  • Islamic Banking & Finance
  • Knowledge- Based Economics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy
  • International Business

 

Prof. Amer Al Roubaie Research

Teaching

  • Prof Amer taught several courses in Economics, Banking, and Finance at undergraduate and graduate levels including 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, and Globalisation

Supervision

Postgraduate students

Presentation

  1. Amer Al-Roubaie And Rasha shaker, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: An Approach for Sustaining Development in GCC Countries,2009, Bahrain.
  2. Amer Al-Roubaie, The Global Financial Crisis and its impact on Islamic Financial Institutions, 2009, Malaysia.
  3. Amer Al-Roubaie, ICT and Poverty Alleviation in Muslim Societies, 2010, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  4. Amer Al-Roubaie, “Managing Knowledge and innovation for Sustainable Development in the Arab World”, 2011, Abu Dhabi
  5. Amer Al-Roubaie, “Building Capacity for a Knowledge Society in the Arab World”, 2011, Bahrain.
  6. Amer Al-Roubaie, The New Global Economy and International Trade,Golden Tulip Hotel Bahrain, June 2013
  7. Amer Al-Roubaie, Innovation & Development, The case of GCC Countries, September 2013 Golden Tulip Hotel Bahrain,
  8. Amer Al-Roubaie, Knowledge–Based Economies:Challenges and opportunities for Arab Countries, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 5th – 6th February, 2014.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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

Journals:

  1. Localisation Of Knowledge In Gcc Countries: The Case Of Smes, Amer Al-Roubaie* and Muneer M. S. Almubarak,(2017), Middle East Journal of Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Sustainable Development Vol. 1, No. 1

  2. Closing the Digital Divide: A Path Towards Sustainable Knowledge-Based Inclusive Development, in Allam Ahmed (ed.), Amer Al-Roubaie (2017), World Sustainable Development Outlook 2017, (World Association for Sustainable Development,), PP. 13 – 32.

  3. Trade and Knowledge Creation in GCC Countries: The Case for Sustainable Development, Amer Al-Roubaie and Abdulwahab Al-Ameen (2015), International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge management in the Middle East and North Africa, Vol. 4, No. 5,  PP. 1 – 13.

  4. Social Capital Capacity for Knowledge Creation in the Middle East: Challenges, Prospects and Prescriptions, Amer Al-Roubaie (2015), Ahmet Diken (Ed.) Social Capital (Konya: Necmettin Erbakan University), PP. 491 – 499.

  5. Localisation of Knowledge in GCC Countries: The Case of SMEs, Amer Al-Roubaie and Muneer Almubarak (2015), Middle Eastern Journal of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 1.

  6. Joint Estimation of Economic Growth and FDI in UAE,  Fahad Saif Harhara  and Amer Al-Roubaie (2014), International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014,  PP. 147 – 177.

  7. Host Country Factors and Inward FDI Induced Technology Transfer: The Case of the UAE, Fahad Saif Harhara,  Amer Al-Roubaie, and Wafi Al Kkaragouli (2014), International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa, Vol. 3, No. 1,  PP. 7 – 38.

  8. Knowledge Transfer for Sustainable Development: East-West Collaboration?  Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi (2014), World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 11, No. 4,  PP. 242-255.

  9. Building Knowledge Capacity for Sustainable Development in the Arab World, Amer Al-Roubaie (2013), International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa, Vol. 2, No. 1,  PP. 7 – 20.

  10. Poverty Reduction in the Arab World: The Use of ICTs, Amer Al-Roubaie and Allam Ahmed (2013), World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2013, PP. 195 – 2011.

  11. Poverty Reduction in the Arab World: The Use of ICTs, Amer Al-Roubaie and Allam Ahmed (2013), World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2013, PP. 195 – 211.

  12. Globalization of Knowledge: Re-Orienting the Muslim Mind for Building Knowledge Societies in the Muslim World, Amer Al-Roubaie (2012), TAFHIM IKIM Journal of Islam and the Contemporary World, Vol. 5,  PP. 1 – 44 .

  13. Building a Knowledge Economy in the Muslim World: The Critical Role of Innovation and technological Learning, Amer Al-Roubaie and Allam Ahmed (2012), World Journal of Science, technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 9, No. 2, PP. 76 – 98.

  14. Building Knowledge Capacity for Sustainable Development in the Arab World, Allam Ahmed (ed.), Amer Al-Roubaie (2012) World Sustainable Development Outlook (Brighten: World Association for Sustainable Development), PP 163 – 176.

  15. Development Alternatives, Reflection on Ibn Khalduns’s Concept of Ilm-Umran, Amer Al-Roubaie (2010), Journal of Human Sciences, University of Bahrain, Issue No. 18/19 – 2010, PP. 117 – 138.

  16. AlAttas Concept of Happiness: A Reflection on the Contemporary Meaning of Development in Wan Mohd Nor Daud and Muhammad Zainiy Uthman, (eds.), Amer Al-Roubaie (2010), Knowledge, Language, Thought and the Civilization of Islam, Kuala Lumpur: UTM, PP. 321 – 349.

  17. Building Indigenous Knowledge Capacity for Development, World Journal of Science, Amer Al-Roubaie (2010), technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 7, No. 2,  PP. 113 – 129.

  18. Development Alternative, Reflection on Ibn Khaldun’s Concept of Ilm Umran, Amer Al-Roubaie (2010), Journal of Human Sciences No. 18/19, PP. 138 -175.

  19. Islamic Economics in a Globalized World: Opportunities and Challenges for Muslims  in Mohamed Ajmal Bin Abdul Razak Al-Aidrus (ed.),  Amer Al-Roubaie (2009), Islam Hadhari: Bridging Tradition and Modernity, International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), Kuala Lumpur,  PP. 203 – 235.

  20. Building Indigenous Knowledge Capacity for development, in Allam Ahmed (ed.), Amer Al-Roubaie (2009), World Sustainable Development Outlook, World Association for Sustainable Development PP.  277-286.

  21. Ibn Khaldun’s Concept of Asabiyyah: A Solution to Contemporary Problems in Muslim Societies, Osman Baker & Baharudin Ahmad (eds.), Amer Al-Roubaie (2009),   Ibn Khaldun’s Legacy and its Significance (Kuala Lumper: International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization), PP. 321 – 350.

  22. Islamic Economics: An Approach to Development Alternatives in Muslim Societies, Christoph Marcinkowski (ed.), Amer Al-Roubaie (2009), The Islamic World and the West (Zurich: The Asia-Europe Institute) PP 205 – 230.

  23. Building a Knowledge Society in the Arab World,  Christoph Marcinkowski (ed.), Amer Al-Roubaie and Rasha Shaker (2009), The Islamic World and the West (Zurich: The Asia-Europe Institute, 2009) PP. 231 -242.

  24. Islamic Finance: A Bulwark against Contagion in the Global banking System, Amer Al-Roubaie (December, 2009), Islam and Civilisational Renewal, Vol. 1, No. 2, PP. 303 – 321.

  25. The Global Financial Crisis and International Liquidity: The Impact of Petroleum Prices, Amer Al-Roubaie (2009), IKIM Journal of Islam and International Affairs, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2009, PP. 1 – 42.

  26. Building Indigenous Knowledge Capacity for Development, in Allam Ahmed (ed.), Amer Al-Roubaie (2009), World Sustainable development Outlook 2009, (London: WASD), PP. 277 – 286.

  27. Islamic Economic in a Globalized World: Opportunities and Challenges for Muslim, in Mohamed Ajmal Al-Aidrus, Islam Hadhari, Amer Al-Roubaie (2009),  International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur, 2009, PP. 203 – 235.

  28. The Impact of Higher Oil Prices on Global Liquidity, Amer Al-Roubaie (2008), Al-Shajarah, Vol. 13, No. 2, PP. 147 – 178.

  29. Building Capacity for Labour-Market Flexibility in a Globalized World : The Role of Universities in Abdulla Al-Hawaj, Wajeeh Elali and E. H. Twizell (eds.),  Amer Al-Roubaie (2008), Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century: Issues and Challenges, London: CRC Press 2008, 57 – 70.

  30. Amer Al-Roubaie, The Impact of Higher Oil Prices on Global Liquidity, AlShajarah, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2008, PP. 147 – 178.

  31. Knowledge Creation and Global Readiness in GCC Countries, in Allam Ahmed (ed.) Science, Amer Al-Roubaie and Jamal Al-Zayer (2007), Technology and Sustainability in the Middle East and North Africa (London: Inderscience Enterprises Ltd,  PP 48 – 64.

  32. Dimensi Global Kemiskinan di Dunia Muslim, Islamia, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2006, PP. 79 -94.

  33. Meeting South-South Challenges in a Changing World, Amer Al-Roubaie (2006), The Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2006, PP. 15 – 29.

  34. Dimensi Global Kemiskinan di Dunia Muslim, Islamia, Amer Al-Roubaie (2006), Vol III, No. 1, 2006, PP. 79 – 94.

  35. Dimensi Global Kemiskinan Di Dunia Muslim: Sebuah Penilaian Kuantitatif, Islamia, Amer Al-Roubaie (December 2005), Vol. 2, No. 3, PP.  78 – 93.

  36. Globalisasi dan Posisi Peradaban Islam, Amer Al-Roubaie (2005), Islamia, Vol. 1, No. 4,  PP. 10 – 26.

  37. Globalization in Light of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Risale-I Nur: An Exposition, in Ian Markham and Ibrahim Ozdemir, (eds.), Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi (2005),  Globalization, Ethics and Islam, Ashgate, Aldershot,  PP. 136 – 147.

  38. Labour Movement in the Middle East: A Regional Perspective in Usuki Akira, Omar Farouk Bajunid and Yamagishi Tomoko (eds.), Amer Al-Roubaie (2005), Population Movement beyond the Middle East: Migration, Diaspora, and Network,  National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka,  PP. 53 – 88.

  39. Dimensi Global Kemiskinan di Dunia Muslim: Sebuah Penilaian Kuantitatif, Amer Al-Roubaie (2005), Islamia, Vol. II No. 3, 2005, PP. 78 – 93.

  40. Globalisasi dan Posisi Peradaban Islam, Amer Al-Roubaie (2005), Islamia, THN 1 No. 4/JANUARI – MARET, PP. 10 – 26.

  41. The Global Dimension of Poverty in the Muslim World: A Numerical Assessment, Amer Al-Roubaie (2004), Al-Shajarah, Vol. 9, No. 2, PP. 147 – 192.

  42. Heritage, Culture and Globalization, Amer Al-Roubaie (August 2004), International Journal of Muslim Unity, Vol2, Number 1, PP. 3 – 46.

  43. Management of the Economic Crisis in Malaysia, Amer Al-Roubaie (2003), INTAN Management Journal, Vol. 6, No.1, PP. 144 – 187.

  44. Globalization, the nation Setae and Sustainable Human Development, Amer Al-Roubaie (June, 2003), Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Vol. 5, No. 1,  PP. 41 – 56.

  45. The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC): Nations in Search of Unity, Amer Al-Roubaie (2003), Al-Shajarah, Vol. 8, No. 1,  PP. 1 – 33.

  46. Globalization and management of the nation State, Amer Al-Roubaie (2000), INTAN Management Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2000, PP. 1 – 46.

  47. The Global Age: An Application to Societal Change In Muslim Societies, Amer Al-Roubaie (1998), Al-Shajarah, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1998, PP. 85 – 117.

  48. The Concept of water in Islam and water Resource Stress in the Middle East: Economic Implications for International Security, Amer Al-Roubaie and Alex Vicas (1998),Al-Shajarah, Vol. 3, No. 1,  PP. 57 – 83.

  49. Globalization and the Muslim World, in Syed Norulzaman bin Syed Kamarulzaman and Sharifah Munirah Alatas (eds.), Amer A-Roubaie (1998),The Impact of Globalisation on the Islamic World: issues and Challenges in the 21st century, Institute of Diplomacy and foreign relations, Kuala Lumpur, PP.  9 – 40.

  50. Human Capital development and Growth prospects in the Muslim World, in Karen Pfeifer (ed.), Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi (1996), Research in Middle East Economies, JAI Press, London, 1996, PP. 27 – 49.

  51. The Financial Implications of Economic sanctions Against Iraq, Amer Al-Roubaie and Wajeeh Elali (Summer 1995), Arab Studies Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 3, PP. 53 – 68.

Conferences:

  1. ICT and Poverty Alleviation in Muslim Societies,  Amer Al-Roubaie (2010), in Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on information and Communication Technology for the Moslem World (ICT4M),  Jakarta, IndonesiaF13 – F20.

  2. The Global Culture, Modernization and the Malay Dilemma: A Socio-Economic Exposition, Amer Al-Roubaie (2008), in Proceedings of the National Conference on Social Problems in Malaysia (Vol. 1 & 2) International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,  PP. 57 – 79.

  3. The Global Dimension of Poverty in the Muslim World, Amer Al-Roubaie (14– 15,December 2004), International Conference on Poverty in the Muslim World and Communities: Causes and Solutions, International Islamic University Malaysia, kuala Lumpur, PP. 339 – 368.

  4. Heritage, Culture and Globalization, Proceedings, Amer Al-Roubaie (13 – 14 October, 2003), International Conference: The Ummah at the Crossroad: the Role of the OIC, , Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Knowledge Advancement,  pp. 23 – 52.

Books:

  1. Islamic Economics (4 – Volume set ) , Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi (2014), London: Routledge.

  2. Principles of managerial Finance, Lawrence Gitman, Chad Zutter, Wajeeh Elali and Amer Al-Roubaie (2013),PEARSON.

  3. Globalization of Knowledge, Shafiq Alvi and  Amer Al-Roubaie (2011),Trafford Publishing, Bloomington, 2011.

  4. Islamic Banking and Finance (4 volume set), Amer Al-Roubaie and Shafiq Alvi (2010), London: Routledge.

  5. Globalization and the Muslim World,  Amer Al-Roubaie (2002), (Kuala Lumpur: Malita Jaya, 2002).

 

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