Ramez Abubakr Badeeb

Dr. Ramez Abubakr Badeeb

Dr. Ramez Abubakr Badeeb
PhD, MS, PGD, BSc (Hons)

Head of Department
  Senior Lecturer

Contact Details
Tel: +60 85 630100 Ext: 2757
Location: Heron 2.  L1. Room 41
Fax: +60 85 630088
Email: ramez.abubakr@curtin.edu.my

Academic History

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Sains Malaysia (2016)
  • Master’s Degree in Financial Markets, Damascus University, Syria (2008)
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Financial and Monetary Economics, Damascus University, Syria (2003)
  • Bachelor in Economics (Hons) Damascus University, 2003

Awards

  1. Student’s Choice Award S1/ 2019 for outstanding Teaching performance  ( Curtin University Malaysia)
  2. Excellence Achievement  in Journal Publications Award (UniversitiSains Malaysia) (MajlisPersada Kencana- Dec 2018)
  3. Outstanding  Reviewer Award  for the contribution made to the quality of Resource Policy Journal  ( July 2018- Elsevier)
  4. Excellence Achievement  in Journal Publications Award (UniversitiSains Malaysia) (MajlisPersada Kencana- Dec 2017)
  5. Best Paper Award: The 18th Malaysian Finance Association Annual Conference (MFAC), Melaka, Malaysia, 2016.

Research Interest

  • I am interested in the following disciplines:
    1. Financial Economics
    2. Economic Development
    3. Energy & Resources Economics
    4. Applied Economics

Selected Research Funding & Research Projects

  1. Funder: FRGS from Ministry of Higher Education (2019)
    Title: Modelling Oil Rent Threshold in Malaysian Knowledge-Based Manufacturing Sector
    Amount: RM80,500
    Role: Leader
  2. Funder: FRGS from Ministry of Higher Education (2018)
    Title: A Fundamental Study of Energy Curse Threshold in the Environmental Kuznets Curve
    Amount: RM100,000
    Role: Member

Selected Publications

A. Book Chapter

  1. Badeeb R, A & Lean H. H. (2017): Natural Resources, Financial Development and Sectoral Value Added in a Resource Based Economy. In “Robustness in Econometrics” edited by Kreinovich, V &  Sriboonchitta, S: [Springer Publisher]  doi:10.1007/978-3-319-50742-2

B. Journal Publications

  1. Badeeb, R. A., Lean, H. H., & Shahbaz, M. (2020). Are too many natural resources to blame for the shape of the Environmental Kuznets Curve in resource-based economies?. Resource Policy, 68, 101694 [ ABDC: B] ISI Q1   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2020.101694
  2. Badeeb, R, A. and Lean, H.H. (2018). Asymmetric impact of Oil price on Islamic sectoral Stocks. Energy Economics. [ABDC: A* ] ISI Q1       https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2017.11.012
  3. Badeeb, R, A, Lean, H.H., and Clark, J. (2017). The Evolution of the Natural Resource Curse Thesis: A Critical Literature Survey. Resource Policy. 51: 123-134 [ ABDC: B] ISI Q1 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2016.10.015
  4. Badeeb, R, A., Lean, H.H., and Smyth, R. (2016). Oil Curse and Finance-Growth Nexus in Malaysia: The Role of Investment. Energy Economics. 57: 154-165 [ABDC: A* ] ISI Q1   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2016.04.020
  5. Badeeb R, A & Lean H,H. (2017). Financial development, Oil Dependence and Economic Growth: Evidence from Republic of Yemen. Studies in Economics and Finance. [ABDC: B] Scopus https://doi.org/10.1108/SEF-07-2014-0137
  6. Kizito, E., Lean, H.H and Badeeb R, A. (2017). Finance-Growth Nexus in Cote D’ivoire and Nigeria: Does the Proxy Matter? Pertanika [Scopus]. ISSN: 0128-7702
  7. Badeeb, R, A., Lean, H.H. (2017). Natural Resources and productivity: Can Banking Development Mitigate the Curse? Economies. 5(11). [ESCI].  doi:3390/economies5020011
  8. Badeeb, R, A.& Lean, H.H. (2016).  Assessing the Asymmetric Impact of Oil Price on Islamic Stock in Malaysia: New Evidence from Non-Linear ARDL. The Journal of Muamalat and Islamic Finance Research. 13(2). [Islamicus].
  9. Badeeb, R, A.& Lean, H.H. (2017). The Determinants of Financial Development: Evidence from Principal Components Approach? Capital Market Review.

C. Conference Proceedings

  1. Badeeb, R, A.& Lean, H.H. (2017). Oil price and Islamic Stock Markets : An Asymmetric Perspective. The 19th Malaysian Finance Association Annual Conference (MFAC), Perak, Malaysia.
  2. Badeeb, R, A.& Lean, H.H. (2016). Assessing the Asymmetric Impact of Oil Price on Islamic Stock in Malaysia: New Evidence from Non-Linear ARDL. The 18th Malaysian Finance Association Annual Conference (MFAC), Melaka, Malaysia. [Best paper Award]
  3. Badeeb R, A & Lean Hooi Hooi. (2016). The Impact of Oil dependence on Finance-growth nexus: The case of Saudi Arabia. Middle East Economic Association 15th international conference, Doha, Qatar.
  4. Badeeb, R, A.& Lean, H.H. (2015). Oil Dependence and the Finance- Investment Linkage. In the proceeding: 11th Asian Academy of Management International Conference 2015, Penang , Malaysia
  5. Badeeb, R, A.& Lean, H.H. (2014). Is There a Natural Resource Curse in Finance-Growth Nexus? The Case of Malaysia. In Proceeding: International Conference on Contemporary Economic Issues (ICCEI), Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia.
  6. Badeeb, R.A. (2013). The Relationship between Financial development and Economic Growth In Yemen. In proceeding: The 5th Social Sciences International Seminar (SSPIS), Penang, Malaysia

Professional Associations

  • Member, The Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences (AABFS)
  • Member, Middle East Economic Association

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