Official EDUNIVERSAL Reporter

First name: Isra
Last name: Batrukh

Hard work is the way to success

30/01/2012 12:51:01

Hard work is the way to success

On e of the most important founders of our faculty is Dr. Mahmoud Eljafri. He is one of my business school faces. 

He is Director of the Institute of Business and Economics, and Professor of Economics, at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem. He is also a member of the Palestinian Monetary Authority Board and the Advisory Committee of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. Dr. Eljafari has served as a visiting Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Toronto, and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He has published a number of articles in international journals on agricultural economics, international trade, economics of education and labor economics. Dr. Eljafari holds a PhD and MA in Economics/Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri, in addition to a in Economics and Statistics from the University of Jordan. He was awarded the Shoman Prize in 1994 for being the Best Young Economist in the Arab World. I the year, 2008 , he was chosen the Dean of one of the Best World-wide Business Schools , granted by EDUNIVERSAL, FRANCE. Recently, he was awarded a Research Fellow with life membership by the Board if Trustees of the Economic Research Forum of the Arab Countries , Iran and Turkey .

He has conducted Research in Agriculture Economics, Labor Economics and Education and International Trade with emphasis on quantitative technique application. Also , he supervised MBA and MA students at Alquds University as well as at other Palestinian Universities.

His publications include:

"Possibilities of Promoting Trade and Employment under Siege": The Case of the EU-Palestine Partnership and Cooperation. Journal of World Trade, October, 2007.

"Reinforcing the Capacity of the Palestinian Labor Market to Absorb the Palestinian Labor Force, Lessons Learned from other Experiences", Published by The Democracy & Workers' Rights Center in Ramalla, Palestine, 2007.

"The Role of Research and Development in Enhancing the Competitiveness of the Palestinian Agricultural Sector", Published by Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute, Rammllah , The West Bank, 2008.

"Palestinian Trade Policy Options": Disengaging the Palestinian Economy. (With UNCTAD), 2009.

"Palestinian Capacity Needs in Trade Policy and Trade Facilitation", (with ESCWA), 2009.

"Patterns of Private Investments in the Palestinian Higher Education": Potential and Constraints, Forthcoming, with Business and Economic Review , 2010. 

Over the past ten years ,He has taught the following courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels, namely, Macroeconomic Theory ; Microeconomics Theory ;Public Finance, Mathematical Economics ;International Economics ;Econometrics, Managerial Economics ; Research Methods.

Dr. Eljafri is an example of hardworking and persevering. 

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