Abdelhafid Belarbi, Ph.D


Al Ain Campus

+971 3 7024888 Ext: 788



Abdelhafid Belarbi
Al Ain University of Science and Technology
College of Business
Department of Accounting and Finance & Banking
P O Box 64141, Al Ain – UAE
Tel. 00971 3 7024888 Ext:788
Fax 00971 3 7024777
E-Mail: vicepresident@aau.ac.ae


- Ph.D. Economics, University of Cincinnati, USA
- Master of Art, Economics, University of Cincinnati, USA
- Bachelor of Economics, University of Oran, Algeria

Research Interests:

Higher Education Risk Management, Assymetric Information in Higher Education, Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization and Managerial Economics, Islamic Economics & Finance.

Selected Publications:

- Ghaleb Awad El-Refae and Abdelhafid Belarbi (1999) An Explicit Treatment of C-V-P Models Based on cost Minimization,  Journal of Commerce and Finance, No. 1, Tanta University, Egypt.
- Abdelhafid Belarbi, Ghaleb Awad El-Refae and Jamal Abu Rashed (2010) Social Capital and Education: An Islamic Perspective, Global Business and Economics Review, Vol.2, Issue 2, USA.
- Abdelhafidk. Belarbi, Ghaleb A. Elrefae and Jamal Abu-Rashed (2012) Issues of asymmetric information in public private partnership contracts within Jordanian health care sector, International Journal of behavioral and healthcare research, Vol.3, No.1, USA.
- Abdelhafid K. Belarbi and Ghaleb A. El-Refae (2012) Education Incentives in the Gulf Area:An Analytical Approach,Global Business and Economics Anthology, Vol.2, USA

Teaching Courses:

Microeconomics (U), Macroeconomics (U), Statistics (U,G), Managerial Economics (U,G), Marketing Management (G), Innovation and Entrepreneurship (G).


Arab Society for Economic Research-Egypt,  Jordanian Economists Association- Jordan.


Economics, Univ. of Cincinnati-USA