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Dr Hussein Hassan

  • Director of Internationalisation (MENA Countries)
  • Module Convenor
  • Part 3 Cohort Lead 
  • NUIST UG Programme Director



Building location

Edith Morley

Areas of interest

My research interests are broadly in Applied Macroeconometrics with a specific interest in financial markets volatility and monetary policy.

Postgraduate 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.


Module Convenor for:

  • Macroeconomic Policy (ECM102)
  • Introductory Econometrics (EC204)
  • International Economics (EC311)


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'. 

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 Université Paris-Daupine London Campus, INTO City University of London and GSM London as a part-time Lecturer in Economics.

Academic qualifications

  • 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

Professional bodies/affiliations

The Economic Analysis Research Group (EARG)


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