Mohamad Faour is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Sulaiman S. Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut. Prior to joining AUB, Mohamad was a Postdoctoral research fellow at University College Dublin, from which he also obtained his PhD in finance. His research is in the areas of financial misconduct, bank risk-taking, corporate payout policy and the investment behavior of sovereign wealth funds. His research has been presented in the Financial Management Association, European Financial Management Association, International Finance and Banking Society and British Academy of Management, amongst others. Mohamad's commentary and analysis of the Lebanese financial crisis has been frequently cited in local and international media.
Issues of Expertise
Banking, Corporate Finance and Sovereign Wealth Funds
Countries of Expertise
Eurozone, USA, and Lebanon
Arabic and English