Welcome Dr Ahmed S. Abou-Zaid to American Journal of Financial Management

Dr Ahmed S. Abou-Zaid
Associate Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL 61920

Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr Ahmed S. Abou-Zaid to Join the Editorial Board of American Journal of Financial Management.


– Fall 2004-Spring 2008
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, Illinois, Ph.D. Economics Dissertation “The Transmission of U.S. Monetary and Financial Shocks to Emerging MENA Stock Markets”

– Spring 1999- Spring 2002
American University in Cairo – Egypt, M.A. Economics

– Fall 1993 – Spring 1997
Cairo University, Faculty of Economics & Political Science, B.Sc. Economics (Minor: Political Science)

Research Interest

 – Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Monetary Economics, & Financial Economics.


EIU Achievement and Contribution Award for Research 2102-2013*
Faculty mentor – “EIU Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award” 2012

EIU Funding and Grants

COS Early Research Support Grant 2008-2012
Faculty Development Support Grant 2013


Speaker: Arab Spring: What Lies Beneath – April 2012
Speaker: Panel Discussion, Syria and Beyond – October 2013

Teaching Experience

At Eastern Illinois University (Assistant Professor)

– Fall 2008- Present    Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macro, Advanced Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, International Economics, Pop-Culture Economics.

 At Southern Illinois University

– Spring 2008    Principles of Microeconomics

– Fall 2007     Principles of Microeconomics

– Fall 2005 – Spring 2007 (Teaching Assistant)(Help Sessions)   Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Economics of Social Issues Intermediate Macroeconomics

At Suez Canal University-Egypt (Instructor of Economics)

– Fall 1999- Spring 2004      Intermediate Macroeconomics, Money, Banking, and Financial Markets, Economic Development, Contemporary Economic Issues, International Trade ,Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics


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