Dr. Omar AlHussainan

Assistant Professor – Public Finance & Economics Department

Kuwait International Law School

Public Finance & Economics Department

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Ph.D. University of South Australia – August – 2017 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Major: Applied Economics and FinanceResearch: Islamic Banking and Finance

M.B.A. Bangor University, Bangor Business School – September – 2012 Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom

Major: Islamic Banking and Finance

B.B.A. American University of Kuwait – June – 2011 Salmiya, Kuwait

Major: Accounting

Future Working Papers:

o Legal affairs within Islamic banking & finance in the Middle East.
o Interest-based transactions abolished from the economy: Economic implications on national and

international levels.
o Islamic Banking & Finance in regards to SME’s (Small-Medium Enterprises).

• Current Working Papers:
o Cross-country comparison of regulation on ownership characteristics and capital issues.
o Strategic performance measurement and the key indicators of decision making from the economical

Islamic perspective.
o Ownership structures and financial performance: Islamic Banking & Finance, Journal of Banking

and Finance.

  • AlHussainan, O. (2017). Ownership and Governance Structures in Middle Eastern Financial Institutions:Comparing Islamic and Conventional Banks. Adelaide, SA, Australia: University of South Australia.
  • AlHussainan, O. (2012). How Islamic is Islamic Banking? Bangor, Wales, UK: Bangor Business School.

Islamic Financial Transactions –433E


Working as full time Assistant Professor