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Ahlia University

Dr. Ahmed Abdulhusain Ali Abdulhusain Alhayky

Assistant Professor – College of Business & Finance – Accounting Finance and Banking Dept.

Contact Information

  • Received his Ph.D. in International Finance, from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China.
  • Teaches many courses in Finance and Banking at graduate and undergraduate level.
  • Supervises thesis for students completing their Masters.
  • Has published many papers and articles.


Dr. Ahmed Alhayky was born in 1983 in Bahrain. He received his Ph.D. in International Finance, from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China, in 2011. Dr. Ahmed joined Ahlia University in February 2011 as a Lecturer and he was promoted to Assistant Professor in September 2011. Mr. Ahmed Alhayky started his career with Business International Wll in January 2004 as General Accountant where he was responsible for preparing the Annual Reports and the group company accounts.


  • Supervision of Master Theses (selected list):
  • Assessing cost management for reducing non-revenue water in Bahrain
  • Impact of Oil Prices on GCC Stock Markets
  • Determinants of Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) of Commercial Banks in Bahrain
  • Behaviour equilibrium exchange rate and misalignment: Empirical Case from Bahraini Dinars


  • International Conference on Multidisciplinary Academic Research & Global Innovation (2015), Beijing China
  • 16th International Business Research Conference, Novotel World Trade Centre (2012), Off Sheikh Zayed Road, Za’abeel 2, Dubai, UAE
  • 2009 Financial Analysts Seminar CFA Institute (2009), Chicago, USA
  • Corporate Investment, Leverage, and Unanticipated Growth Opportunities (2009). Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China

Teaching Areas

  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Investment
  • Portfolio Management
  • Commercial Bank Management I
  • Commercial Bank Management II
  • Credit Analysis and Lending
  • Money and Banking
  • Survey of Finance and Engineering Economics

Research Areas

  • Exchange rate
  • Monetary policy
  • Asset pricing
  • Investment