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Eisa Aleisa

Research Associates

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency


Areas of Interest:

  • International Economics
  • Monetary Theory and Policy
  • Development Economics

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 2001

Experience:

  • Senior Economist, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, 2006-present
  • Economic Adviser, Research and Statistics Department, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Aug.2005 – Jan.2006
  • Economic Adviser, Research and Statistics Department, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency Oct.2002 – Feb.2005

Latest Publications:

  • “A Common Currency Pig in the GCC Area: The Optimal Choice of Exchange Rate Regime,” (with S. Hammoudeh), forthcoming, Journal of Economic Development.
  • “Oil Prices, Terms of Trade Shocks, and Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Saudi Arabia,” (with S. Dibooglu), Journal of Contemporary Economic Policy, January 2004, 22: 50-62.
  • “Dynamic Relationships among GCC Stock Markets and NYMEX Oil Futures,” (with S. Hammoudeh), Journal of contemporary Economic Policy, April 2004, 22 (2): 250-269.

 

Working Papers

External and Regional Shocks in the GCC Region: Implications for a Common Exchange Rate Regime

Abstract Using a structural cointegrated VAR, this study examines the impacts of external shocks originating from the ... read more


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