Shawkat Hammoudeh - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Shawkat Hammoudeh

Research Fellows

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Drexel University

Areas of Interest:

  • Energy Economics


  • Post Graduate, Finance, Drexel University, 1990
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Kansas, 1980
  • M.A., Economics, University of Kansas, 1974
  • B.A., Economics, University of Baghdad, 1969


  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Drexel University, 1990-present
  • Senior Economist, Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) Kuwait, 1983-1988
  • Associate Research Scientist, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), Kuwait, 1981-1983

Latest Publications:

  • Hammoudeh, S., Y. Yuan, M. McAleer and M. Thompson, “Precious Metals-Exchange Rate Volatility Transmissions and Hedging Strategies,” International Review of Economics and Finance (forthcoming).
  • Soytas, U., M. Sari, S. Hammoudeh and E. Hacihasanoglu “The Oil Prices, Precious Metal Prices and Macroeconomy in Turkey,” Energy Policy (forthcoming 2010).
  • Sari, M., S. Hammoudeh and U. Soytas. “”Dynamics of Oil Price, Precious Metal Prices, and Exchange Rate,” Energy Economics (forthcoming 2010).


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

Working Papers

Structural Breaks, Dynamic Correlations, Volatility Transmission, and Hedging Strategies for International Petroleum Prices and U.S. Dollar Exchange Rate

This paper investigates asymmetric volatility spillovers, forecasts and portfolio diversification between the USD/euro exchange market ... read more

Working Papers

Do Global Shocks Drive Investor Herds in Oil-Rich Frontier Markets?

This paper examines the dynamic relationship between global factors and herding behavior in the oil-rich ... read more


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