Dr Ahmed Elsayed, BSc(Hons),Dip, MA, PhD, PGCAP, SFHEA
Dr. Ahmed Elsayed is an Associate Professor (Teaching) in Economics at Durham Business School. Dr. Elsayed has joined Durham University in 2013. Prior to that, he has had excellent opportunities to work at several universities such as Leeds University, London Metropolitan University and Zagazig University in Egypt. Where his academic duties include programme leadership, developing new programmes, designing courses, supervising and teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This allows him to acquire considerable experience in research, teaching and leadership. In addition, Ahmed is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.
Dr. Elsayed obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from Leeds University Business School. His Ph.D. thesis investigates the impact of financial development, financial structure and financial liberalisation policies on economic development in LDCs. Also, he had his BSc and M.A. in Economics from Zagazig University in Egypt. For his MSc and Ph.D., he obtained a prestigious national scholarship from the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education. His main research interests are in the areas of financial economics and macroeconomic theory.
Ahmed has an extensive teaching experience in higher education. His current teaching interests include Economic Theory, Mathematics and Statistics for Business and Economics, Macroeconomics, Quantitative Methods, Financial Markets and Institutions and Financial Econometrics
- Centre for Banking, Institutions and Development (CBID)
- Economic Growth and Policy
- Economics & Finance Faculty
- Ethical Finance Accountability and Governance
- Quantitative Research in Financial Economics
- Analysis of cointegrating systems and econometric modelling of regime-switching and asymmetry
- Contagion and financial crises
- Economic determinants of volatility spillovers
- Middle East economies and Emerging fianacial markets
- Return and volatility transmission in financial markets
- Financial Development and Regulations
- Monetary and financial economics
- Banking and Islamic Finance
- 1: Ahmed, H. & Elsayed, A. (2018). Are Islamic and Conventional Capital Markets Decoupled? Evidence from Stock and Bonds/Sukuk Markets in Malaysia. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
- 2: Damianov, D.S. & Elsayed, A.H. (2018). On the Transmission of Spillover Risks between the Housing Market, the Mortgage and Equity REITs markets, and the Stock Market. Finance Research Letters 27: 193-200.
- Elsayed, Ahmed H. & Yarovaya, Larisa (2019). Financial Stress Dynamics in the MENA Region: Evidence from the Arab Spring. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money
- Elsayed, A. (2016). Effective and Successful Small Group Teaching. Pedagogically Speaking (3): 3-4.