Dr. Hussein Zeaiter

Bio

Hussein Zeaiter is an associate professor of economics. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (UWM) and an MA in Applied Economics from Eastern Michigan University. He is actively involved in academic research in addition to consultancy work for a number of firms. He is also a member in an international academic organization.

Teaching Interests

  •  Advanced Macroeconomics
  •  Managerial Finance
  •  Managerial Economics
  •  Financial Markets and Institutions
  •  Macroeconomics
  •  Microeconomics
  •  Intermediate Macroeconomics
  •  International Economics
  •  Business Economics
  •  Macroeconomics for Managers
  •  Monetary Theory and Policy

Research Interests

  • Sovereign Debt in Developing Countries
  • Oil Prices and US Economy
  • Corruption, Democracy and Economic Development

Selected Publications

Zeaiter, H. & El-Khalil, R. (2016). Extreme Bounds of Sovereign Defaults: Evidence from the MENA RegionInternational Review of Economics and Finance, 41, 391-410.

Zeaiter, H. (2016). Debt Arrears as a Signal of Sovereign Default. The Journal of Developing Areas, 50(2), 127-136. 

Zeaiter, H (2015). Sovereign Debt Defaults: Evidence from Developing Countries. Journal of Economic Research, 20(2), 199-230.

Zeaiter, H., El Khalil, R. & Fakih, K. (2015). Economic Development and Sub-regional IdentitiesThe Journal of Developing Areas, 49(1), 157-176.

Chakrabarti, A. & Zeaiter, H. (2014). The Determinants of Sovereign Default: A Sensitivity Analysis. International Review of Economics and Finance, 33, 300-318.

Zeaiter, H. (2010). The Effect of Pre 2007-08 Imported Crude Oil Price Increases on US Economy. Business Review Cambridge, 16(2), 167-178.

Zeaiter, H. (2010)IMF Lending in The Indebted Countries. JIBE, 10(3), 153-167.

Zeaiter, H. (2009). Determinants of Sovereign-Debt Default in Developing Countries. JIFE, 9(4), 131-144.