Staff Profile:Dr Hussein Hassan

Dr Hussein Hassan
Job Title:

Director of Internationalisation (MENA Countries)

Module Convenor of:

  • Intermediate Econometrics (EC205)
  • Applied Econometrics (EC303)
  • International Economics (EC311)
  • Financial Economics (EC349)


I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at the University of Reading. I hold a PhD and an MSc in Economics from the University of Leicester, an MSc in Economics from Cairo University and a BSc in Economics from Benha University. In 2017 I defended my PhD thesis 'An Empirical Study on the Optimal Monetary Policy and Financial Market Volatility'. My research interests are broadly in Applied Macroeconometrics with a specific interest in financial markets volatility and monetary policy.

Before joining the University of Reading in 2018, I was working as a Teaching Assistant in Economics at the University of Leicester for 5 and a half years. During this period, I taught more than 17 different modules for both large and small groups of undergraduate and postgraduate students. Also, I worked for the University of Leicester as a Study-Help Tutor by providing one-to-one economic sessions for students who have experienced personal difficulties. Furthermore, I worked for Universit√© Paris-Daupine London Campus, INTO City University of London and GSM London as a part-time Lecturer in Economics.


  • PhD in Economics, University of Leicester, England, 2017
  • MSc in Economics, University of Leicester, England, 2014
  • MSc in Economics, Cairo University, Egypt, 2010
  • BSc in Economics, Benha University, Egypt, 2005
Areas of Interest:
  • Applied Macroeconometric Models
  • Time Series Data Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Policy
  • Financial Markets

Research Supervision:

I am interested in supervising research students working on empirical Macroeconomic models. More specifically, these are my areas of interest: Time Series Data Econometrics, Financial Markets Volatility and Monetary Policy.

Research groups / Centres:
The Economic Analysis Research Group (EARG)
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Hussein Hassan Picture 2020

Contact Details

+44 (0) 118 378 7019
+44 (0) 118 378 5068
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