Dr. Hussain Abusaaq | KPMG | SA
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Dr. Hussain Abusaaq

Chief Economist and Head of Research

KPMG in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Hussain has over 14 years experience as macroeconomic forecaster and researcher for Central Bank of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Economy & Planning and Center for Strategic Development. He joined KPMG in KSA as Chief Economist and Head of Research in march 2018. Expert finance, behavioral economics and econometric modeling skills with expertise in R, Eviews, Matlab programming languages and CFA level III candidate.

Areas of Expertise

Macroeconomics, Statistical Modelling, Financial Engineering

Education and qualifications

  • Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public John F. Kennedy School of Government

  • Ph.D. Economics, 2012, Florida State University, USA.

  • MSc. Financial Engineering, 2010,Florida State University, USA.

  • MSc. Economics, 2008, Florida State University, USA.

  • BSc. Management Information Systems, 2nd Class Honors, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 2003

Accreditation

  • Awarded a certificate of completion for Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy 2017 – 2017, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Executive Education.

  • Awarded a certificate of completion for the Leading Economic Growth program 2017 – 2017, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Executive Education.

  • Awarded a certificate of completion for Behavioral Economics in Action 2017 – 2017, University_of_TorontoX, an online learning initiative of University of Toronto through edX

  • CFA Level III Candidate, exp. 2017. FRM Level I Candidate, exp. 2016. Basel II Professional Certificate, 2014.

Publications

  • Dr. Hussain has published many economic papers such as Countercyclical Macroprudential Policies in Saudi Arabia, selected issues, Monetary Agency Fund, Impact of Population Ageing on the Economy of Saudi Arabia, SAMA working paper and Forecasting Inflation in Saudi Arabia, SAMA working paper

  • Countercyclical Macroprudential Policies in Saudi Arabia, selected issues, Monetary Agency Fund, http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2015/cr15286.pdf, Hussain Abusaaq, Ayman Alfi, Padamja Khandelwal, 2015.

  • Impact of Population Ageing on the Economy of Saudi Arabia, SAMA working paper, Hussain Abusaaq, 2014.

  • Impact of the Unconventional Monetary Policy in Advanced Economies on Saudi Arabia, SAMA working paper, Hussain Abusaaq, 2014.

  • Forecasting Inflation in Saudi Arabia, SAMA working paper, Hussain Abusaaq, 2014.

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