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Mahmoud Haddad

Research Fellows

Professor, The University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee

Areas of Interest:

  • International Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Risk Management


  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Alabama, USA, 1984
  • MBA, Accounting, Minnesota State University, USA, 1977


  • Professor, The University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee, 1996-Present
  • Visiting International Scholar, American University of Beirut. Beirut, Lebanon, 2003-2005
  • Executive Director, Research Department, Palestinian Monetary Authority (Central Bank), Ramallah, Palestine, 2000-2001

Latest Publications:

  • Glenna Sumner, Mahmoud Haddad and Nell Gullett “An Excel-Based Approach for Teaching Markowitz’s Portfolio Optimization Theory,” Accepted for publication in the Journal of Economics and Finance Education.
  • Mahmoud Haddad “Are Banks A Casualty of The Arab Spring?”(With Sam Hakim), Forthcoming; Journal of Applied Finance and Banking
  • Mahmoud Haddad and Sam Hakim “Using Financial Disclosures To Evaluate The Risk Profile of Large GCC Banks”; Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, vol. 5. No. 2. 2015, 29-43
    (Contribution to Practice)
  • Janet Wilbert and Mahmoud Haddad “Student Loan Debt: How Are The Funds Spent?” The Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, Vol. 10 issue 1, Spring 2014, PP 47-53.
    (Contribution to Practice)
  • “An Intertemporal Test of the Beta Stationarity the case of Egypt” Accepted; Middle East Business and Economic Review. Vol.19, No.1, June 2007
  • “The Cost of Sovereign Lending in the Middle East after September 11”; (With Sam R. Hakim). Journal for Global Business Advancement; Vol., 1 Issue 1. 2007. pp 127-139.
  • “Students as Fiduciaries: An Examination of the Performance of Students-Managed Portfolios”. (with A. Redman), Journal of the Academy of Business Education. Vol; 7., Summer 2006, pp 87-100.
Working Papers

Can Gulf Banks Pass the CCAR Stress Tests?

The absence of a uniform standard for stress tests is a key challenge today for ... read more

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Intertemporal Test of Beta Stationarity Performance of Islamic Sector Structured Mutual Funds

Abstract The purpose of this research paper is to examine social Islamic mutual funds’ financial performance. Since ... read more

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The Impact of War and Terrorism on Sovereign Risk in MENA Countries

Abstract The prolonged war in Iraq, the political turmoil in Lebanon, the heightened tension between the Israelis ... read more

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Using Risk Disclosures of Lage GCC Bank to Evaluate Information Content

This paper evaluates the risk disclosure made by GCC banks based on the belief that ... read more

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Have Foreign Banks Contributed to the Spread of the Global Financial Crisis to Saudi Arabia?

Abstract We analyze the role of domestic and foreign banks in Saudi Arabia during the latest ... read more


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