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Bassem Kamar

Professor Bassem Kamar is the Director of Research at the International University of Monaco where he teaches Economics and Financial Econometrics. He obtained his PhD in International Economics from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis. He’s the author of a book on “Exchange Rate Policies and Globalization”, and of numerous scientific articles covering several topics such as exchange rates, currency unions, foreign direct investments, capital flows, banking reforms, regional integration, among others. Professor Kamar has five years experience as Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and five years experience in Academia (teaching economics in French and English). He is currently consulting for the IMF, The European Union, the African Development Bank and the Arab Monetary Fund. In 2009 he was elected board member of the Middle East Economic Association, and is Research Associate at the Economic Research Forum. He is also the General Manager of “Global Economic and Financial Consulting” in Monaco.