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LFC Contest- Dr. Mahmoud AlJaafari

24/08/2013 11:28:49

LFC Contest- Dr. Mahmoud AlJaafari



Dr.Mahmoud Al Ja’fare, Dean of the Business and Economics Faculty, 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. In 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 .


During the interview with Dr. Eljafari, he said that the MBA Program he directs is a huge success and contribution to him and to the Business School itself. He added, “I loved the experience I earned through teaching at Al-Quds university. It is an amazing feeling to see other people succeed by following your directions and advices”.


A variety of teaching and training methods are in use by the Institute of Business & Economics with the objectives of achieving enhancing leadership abilities and improving analytical skills. In addition to formal lectures, students have to analyze case studies and prepare assignments using the computer. They also participate in simulation and attend applied workshops. Teaching and training at the institute are supported by programmed field in a diversified set of organization in line with the career planning of the student.


In Conclusion, Dr. Aljafari is a great example of achievement and inspiration. He conducted research on many topics such as Agriculture Economics and International Trade with emphasis on quantitative technique application. Moreover, he said that education never stops, if you have the ability, you should be always motivated to continue and continue learning.



Source: Al-Quds University Website;””


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