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Imad Moosa

Research Fellows

Professor of Finance, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia.

Areas of Interest:

  • International Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary and Financial Aspects of Economic Development
  • Banking
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Markets


  • Ph.D., Financial Economics, University of Sheffield (England), 1986.
  • M.A., Economics of Financial Intermediaries, University of Sheffield (England), 1976.
  • B.A., Economics and Business Studies, University of Sheffield (England), 1975


  • Professor of Finance, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, July 2010-present
  • Professor of Finance, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2006-June 2010
  • Professor of Economics and Dean of the College of Business Administration, Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), Feb.2004-Jan.2006
  • Professor of Finance and Head, Department of Economics and Finance, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, Sep.2000-Sep.2006

Latest Publications:

  • Moosa, I.A., Contemporary Issues in the Post-Crisis Regulatory Landscape, Singapore: World Scientific, 2016.
  • Moosa, I.A., Good Regulation, Bad Regulation: The Anatomy of Financial Regulation, London: Palgrave, 2015.
  • Burns, K. and Moosa, I.A., Enhancing the Forecasting Power of Exchange Rate Models by Introducing Nonlinearity: Does it Work?, Economic Modelling, vol 50 (2015), pp 27-39.
  • Moosa, I.A., The Random Walk versus Unbiased Efficiency: Can we Separate the Wheat from the Chaff, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, vol 38 (2015), pp 251-279.
  • Moosa, I.A., Quantitative Easing as a Highway to Hyperinflation, Singapore: World Scientific, 2013.
  • Moosa, I.A., The US-China Trade Dispute: Facts, Figures and Myths, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.


Working Papers

The Environmental Effects of FDI: Evidence from MENA Countries

Empirical work on the environmental effects of FDI has produced a mixed bag of results, ... read more

Working Papers

A Test of the News Model of Stock Price Determination in an Emerging Market: The Case of Kuwait

Abstract In this paper a news model of stock price determination is specified and estimated using the ... read more

Policy Research Reports

The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in MENA Countries: An Extreme Bounds Analysis

The determinants variables of FDI inflows are examined by applying extreme bounds analysis to a ... read more


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