Hamed El Said, PhD

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Publications

 Research Monographs: 

(2014). New Approaches in Fighting Terrorism: Designing and Evaluating Counter Radicalisation and DeradicalisationPrograms, London, Palgrave McMillan (In print).

 

(2013). Deradicalising Violent Extremists: Counter Radicalisation and DeradicalisationProgrammes and their Impact in Muslim Majority States, London, Routledge, 340 pages. (Professor Jane Harrigan contributed two chapters & co-authored a third).

 

(2009), Aid and Power in the Arab World: IMF and World Bank Policy-Based Lending in the Middle East and North Africa, Palgrave McMillan. ISBN: 0230211968, ISBN13: 9780230211964, 240 pages.With Professor Jane Harrigan.

 

(2009). Economic Liberalisation, Social Capital and Islamic Welfare Provision, Palgrave Macmillan.ISBN: 978-0-230-20219-1 ISBN-10: 0-230-20219-5, 272 pages.With Jane Harrigan. With Professor Jane Harrigan.

 

Edited Books

(2011). Globalisation, Democratisation and Radicalisation in the Arab World, Palgarve-McMilan, with Professor Jane Harrigan.

 

(2002). Management and International Business Issues in Jordan: The Potential of an Arab Singapore? New York: Haworth Press, with Kip Becker (Boston University).

 

Chapters in Books:

(2015). ‘The Political Economy of Aid in North Africa,’ inHandbook of Africa and Economics, World Bank (Already published).

 

(2015). ‘The Evolution of Economic Thinking in North Africa,’ in Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought, London, Routledeg. (Already published).

 

(2011). ‘Introduction,’ in El-Said, Hamed and Harrigan, Jane, Globalisation, Democratisation and radicalisation in the Arab World, Palgrave McMillan.

 

(2011). ‘Radicalisation and Extremism that Lead to Terrorism in the Arab World,’ in El-Said, Hamed and Harrigan, Jane, Globalisation, Democratisation and Radicalisation in the Arab World, Palgrave McMillan.

 

(2011). ‘In Search of a Deradicalisation Strategy,’ in El-Said, Hamed and Harrigan, Jane, Globalisation, Democratisation and Radicalisation in the Arab World, Palgrave McMillan.

 

(2006). ‘The Politics of IMF and World Bank Lending: Will it Fire in the Middle East and North Africa?’ in Alberto Paloni and Maurizio Zanaradi (eds), The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform. London: Routledge (pp. 64-99), with Jane Harrigan.

 

Articles in Refereed Journals 

Published and/or Accepted for Publications

 

(2015). ‘Education, Political Participation, and Islamist Parties: the case of Jordan’s Islamic Action Front,’ in Middle East Journal, With Professor James Rauch of California University at San Diego.(Accepted for publication & forthcoming).

 

(2014). Economic Reform, Social Welfare, and Instability: Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia, 1983–1984,’in Middle East Journal, 68(1), pp. 99-121. With Jane Harrigan.

 

(2010). ‘The Economic Impact of IMF and World Bank Programs in the Middle East and North Africa: A Case Study of Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, 1983 – 2004,’Review of Middle East Economics and Finance,6 (2), pp. 1-25. With Jane Harrigan.

http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/13959/1/The_Economic_Impact_of_IMF_and_World_Bank_Programs_in_MENA[1].pdf

 

(2009) ‘You Reap What You Plant: Social Networks in the Arab World - The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan,’ in World Development, 37(7), with Jane Harrigan. (pp. 1235-1249).

 

(2007) ‘TRIPS-Plus Implications for Access to Medicines in Developing Countries: Lessons from Jordan-United States Free Trade Agreement,’ in Journalof World Intellectual Property Rights (JWIP), 10(6), 2007. With Mohammed El-Said. (pp. 438-475)

 

(2007). ‘In Response to HeneryCelement’, Middle East Journal,volume 61(2), Spring 2007.

 

(2006). ‘Globalisation, International Finance and Political Islam in the Middle East and North Africa’, Middle East Journal, 60(3), with Jane Harrigan. (pp. 236-251).

 

(2006). ‘The Economic and Political Determinants of IMF and World Bank Lending in the Middle East and North Africa’, World Development, 34(2), with Jane Harrigan and Chengang Wang (pp. 247-270).

 

(2006). ‘The IMF and World Bank in Jordan: Elusive Growth and Social Instability’, Review of International Organisations, 1, September issue, with Jane Harrigan and Chengang Wang. (236-251).

 

(2005). ‘TRIPS in Bilateral Agreements: the Jordan-US FTA’, Manchester Journal of International Economic Law (MJIEL), 2(1), with Mohammed El-Said. (pp. 59-80).

 

Forthcoming Work & Publications

(2014). The Determinants of Aid to North Africa.

(2014). The Political Economy of Aid to North Africa.

(2014). What Happened to the Poor in the Arab World?

(2014). The Role of the Private Sector in Countering Terrosim, Economics and Society.

 

Competitive Conference Papers

(2011) The importance of Linkages Between Multinational Corporations and Domestic SMEs for Knowledge Spillovers in Developing Countries: A Research Agenda, in AIBA Conference, with Christina Hallin and Christine Holmström Lind.

 

(2008). ‘TRIPS-Plus Implications for Access to Medicines in Developing Countries: Lessons from Jordan–United States Free Trade Agreement’, Globalisation, International Finance, Economic Reforms and Democracy in the Arab World, a conference organised by SOAS, MMUBS and ATF in Amman-Jordan, February 2008.

 

(2007) ‘All Costs, No Benefits: How TRIPS-PLUS Intellectual Property Rules in the US-Jordan FTA Affect Access to Medicines’, Oxfam Briefing Note (Commissioned Report), March, with RohitMalpani.http://www.oxfam.org/en/policy/briefingpapers/bp102_jordan_us_fta.

 

(2006). ‘You Reap What You Plant: Social Networks in Emerging Economies - The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’, Second World Congress For Middle East Studies of the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies, Amman-Jordan, 11-16 June.

 

(2004). ‘TRIPS, Bilateralism, Multilateralism and Developing Countries: The Case of Jordan’s Pharmaceuticals’, Developing Countries and the WTO: Realities and Future Challenges, Kuwait, Kuwait University, 23-24 October.

 

(2003). ‘Globalisation, International Finance and Political Islam in the Arab World’, Development Studies Association, University of Strathclyde, Scotland, 10-12 September. This annual conference is the most prestigious and leading conference in Development Studies worldwide.

 

(2000). ‘Institutions and Joint Ventures in Developing Countries: The Case of Jordan’, Co-author with Frank McDonald in Young, A. and Hood, N. (eds.). The Multinational in the Millennium: Companies and Countries, Changes and Choices, Conference Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business.

 

(1999). ‘The Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment in Jordan’, in Calingo, L., Kaynak, E., Arbelaez, H., Cordell, V. and McLean, G (eds.).Global Business in the Age of Technology.International Management Development Association, Conference Proceedings – Monterey Institute of International Studies.

 

(1997). ‘Direct Foreign Investment and the Role of the State in the Arab World: The Jordanian Case’, in Kaynak, E., Kara, A. and Pyo, S. (eds.).  Enhancing Global Business Knowledge Through Business, Government and Academic Community Interface. Conference Proceedings - International Management Development Association, Republic of Korea.

 

Policy Papers and Reports Published by International Think Tanks & Organisations

 

(2013). Rehabilitating Radicals, the Concordiam, 4(1), 10-17.http://www.marshallcenter.org/mcpublicweb/en/component/content/article/70-cat-col-pubs-per-concordiam/1124-art-pubs-per-concordiam-volume-4-1-en.html.

 

(2012).  ‘De-Radicalising Islamists: Programmes and Their Impact in Muslim Majority States’, Feb.  International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR), King's College.  Available at: http://icsr.info/news/attachments/1328202740ElSaidDeradicalisation.pdf

http://icsr.info/paper/de-radicalising-islamists-programmes-and-their-impact-in-muslim-majority-states.

(2011). Transforming Terrorist: Examining International Efforts to Address Violent Extremism, New York, International Peace Institute (IPI), May. With NaureenFink. Available at: http://ipinst.org/publication/policy-papers/detail/316-transforming-terrorists-examining-international-efforts-to-address-violent-extremism.html.

 

(2012). The Sydney Memorandum: Challenges and Strategies on the Management of Violent Extremist Detainees. UAE, Hedaya Centre, Abu Dhabi.

 

(2012).  ‘De-Radicalising Islamists: Programmes and Their Impact in Muslim Majority States’, Feb.  International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR), King's College.  Available at: http://icsr.info/news/attachments/1328202740ElSaidDeradicalisation.pdf

http://icsr.info/paper/de-radicalising-islamists-programmes-and-their-impact-in-muslim-majority-states.

(2011). Transforming Terrorist: Examining International Efforts to Address Violent Extremism, New York, International Peace Institute (IPI), May. With NaureenFink.Available at: http://ipinst.org/publication/policy-papers/detail/316-transforming-terrorists-examining-international-efforts-to-address-violent-extremism.html.

(2008). ‘First Report of the Working Group on Radicalisation and Extremism that Lead to Terrorism: Inventory of State Programs’, a policy document that has been distribute to the 192 Member States as an official UN document, United Nations, New York.Available at: http://www.un.org/ terrorism/workgroup2.shtml).

 

(2005). Policy paper on the “Social and Economic Impact of the IMF and World Bank Reforms in Jordan”, Arab Thought Forum, Amman.

 

(2004). Policy paper on “Jordan-US Free Trade Agreement”, Arab Thought Forum, Amman.

 

(2004). Policy paper on “How Can Arab Countries Face Challenges and Exploit Opportunities Arising from Membership in the World Trade Organization”, Kuwait Ministry of Economics.

 

Articles in Newspapers

Does Jordan have an economic programme?In the Jordan Times, April 26, 2014.http://jordantimes.com/does-jordan-have-an-economic-programme.

Does Jordan Need An IMF Programme? In the Jordan Times, August 1, 2012.http://jordantimes.com/why-an-imf-programme.

 

Why Jordan Needs an IMF Programe? In Al-Arab Al-Yawm, Amman,  July 28, 2012. http://alarabalyawm.net/Library/PDFar634792616343305000.pdf

Lending programmes — recipe for social instability?  In the Jordan Times, | Nov 24, 2012. http://m.jordantimes.com/lending-programmes----recipe-for-social-instability.

 

Research Projects and External Funding:

 

(2014). The British Academy Skill Acquisition Award, with Dr. Agnieszka Chidlow. Total Funding: £10,000 (co-IP).

 

(2010-2014). Learning from Counter Radicalisation and De-Radicalisation Programs of Unites Nations Member States, anon-going research project funded by theNorwegian Foreign Ministry. Total Funding: £251, 000 (On-going).

 

(2010). A conference on How to Counter Threat of Terrorism: Internet, Prisons, Education, Biological & Chemical, & Role of United Nations, Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University.Organiser and director of the conference.All funds for the conference were raised by the director. Total Funding: £60,000

 

(2010). Conference on Globalisation and Radicalisation in the Muslim World.Organiser and Director of the Conference.Arab Thought Forum, Amman-Jordan under the patronage of HRH Prince Hassan of Jordan, March. All funds raised by the Director. Funds Raised: $130,000

 

(2009). IMF and World Bank Policy Lending in the Middle East and North Africa, a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Conducted in co-operation with Professor Jane Harrigan of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) (2004-2008). Total funding: £80,000.

 

(2008). Inventory of Counter Radicalisation and De-Radicalisation Programs. Project Director, a project funded by the US’ State Department. The project resulted in the ‘First Report of the Working Group on Radicalisation and Extremism that Lead to Terrorism: Inventory of State Programs’. Total Funding: $300,000.

 

(2008). International Conference on Globalisation, Economic Reforms, Aid and Democracy in the Arab World, Amman, The Arab Thought Forum, March 3-4. Organiser and Director of the Conference.The conference was held under the patronage of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal. Total funding raised: £18,500.

 

(2007). Jordan-US Free Trade Agreement, a project funded by Oxfam America, HQ Washington DC (2006). Total funding: $9,780.

 

(2003). Project on Jordan: The Dilemma of Reform in a Rentier Economy, funded by the British Academy (2002-2003). Total funding: $8,150. (Completed).

 

 

Keynote Speaker/Guest Speaker

 

(2014) Expert Workshop on Reintegration and Aftercare Programmes for Violent Extremist Offenders, an international conference organized by the United Nations Center for Counter Terrorism (UNCCT) and United Nations Interregional and Crime Research Institutions (UNICRI), Istanbul, Turkey, 19 -20 May.

(2013). Trends in Political Islam Post-Arab Spring Roundtable: Understanding Salafism and Violent Extremism; 26-28 September, Istanbul, Turkey (UNCLASSIFIED). Organized and sponsored by SGM German Army, Program Planner Black Sea/Eurasia Team, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch-Partenkirchen,Germany.

 

(2013). International Conference on Enhancing international cooperation in developing and undertaking measures to address the conditions conducive to the spread of terrorism. A conference organised by UNODC and ISESCO and hosted by the Azerbaijani Government, Baku, Azerbaijan, March 17-21.

 

(2012). Disengagement and Rehabilitation of Violent Extremists that hosted by the Global Counter Terrorism Forum (GCTF) International Center of Excellence on Countering Violent Extremism in the context of the official launch of the Center, Abu Dhabi, December 12.

 

(2012). George Marshal Centre for International peace, a lecture on conditions conducive successful deradicalisation, Garmish, Germany

 

(2012). Lessons Learnt from Countering Violent Extremism, Naif University for Security Studies, Riyadh (June).

 

(2012) United States State Department, A Conference on the Center of Excellence in Countering Violent Extremism Working Group Meeting. Presentation on Lessons Learned from Counter Radicalisation and Deradicalisation Programmes in the World. 25-26th January 2012, Washington, DC

 

(2011). Roundtable Expert Meeting on Good practices and Lessons from the Field.Presentation on after-care in Middle-East/Asia, The ICCT, 6-7 December 2011, The Hague.

 

(2011). Roundtable Expert Meeting on Good practices and Lessons from the Field Presentation on Overview of Responses to Prison Radicalisation and Radicalised Individuals in Prison, The ICCT, 6-7 December 2011, The Hague.

 

(2011). Columbia University, New York. Invited to deliver two lectures on the Economic Challenged Facing MENA Countries and Business Environment in MENA, respectively. Faculty of Law and International Development, April.

 

(2011). International Peace Institute (IPI) (New York). Invited to present the results of my work on counter radicalisation and de-radicalisation programs in Muslim-majority states, June.  

 

(2011). Dialogue and Debate programs in Muslim Majority States, a conference held at Naif University for Security Sciences (Riyadh). January 18-21.

 

(2010). Countering Terrorism, a conference organised by The Academy of War at King’s College in New York, June 30-July 1.

 

(2010). Deradicalisation and Rehabilitation Programs in Muslim Majority States. Amman, Arab Thought Forum, March 15-6.

 

(2008). ‘International Process on Global Counter-Terrorism Cooperation, workshop on the Role of the UN in providing and Strengthening Good Governance and the Rule of Law in the Context of Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, 22-23 May 2008, Anatolia, Turkey.

 

(2008). ‘Counter-Terrorism in North Africa’, African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT), Algiers, Algeria 2 – 4 April 2008.

 

(2008). ‘Leaving Terrorism Behind’, Conference Organised and Funded by the United Nations and the Norwegian Defence Ministry, United Nations, New York, August.

 

(2008). ‘Development without Developmental States: Latin America and MENA Compared’. Conference held and organised by the University of California at San Diego, June.

(2006). Guest Seminar at the American University in Beirut on: The Determinants of US Aid to the Arab States.

 

(2006). Guest Lecturer at the Training Centre for Managerial Qualifications and Saudi Trade Unions, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on: The WTO and the Arab World: Challenges and Opportunities.

 

(2005). World Trade Organisation and the US-Jordan Free Trade Agreement, Amman, Arab Thought Forum.

 

(2005). Guest lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, on: The Economics of the Middle East.

 

(2005). Guest lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, on: The Political Economy of Industrialisation and Business Environment in MENA, respectively.

 

(2000). Guest lecturer at the University of Economics, Bratislava, Slovakia and the University Blaise-PascaClermondFerrand, France on Globalisation and Transformation of Eastern European Countries.

 

External PhD Examinations

 

I have so far acted as the external examiners for five PhD students since 2006, in addition to an external supervisor. These are:

 

2006. The Role of Islamists in Jordan’s Parliament, Department of Politics, the University of Manchester.

 

2009. The Role of Interest Groups in Jordan’s Decision Making, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

 

2013. Does Deradicalisation Work?   A New Framework for Evaluating Deradicalisation, The Afghanistan Case Study, King’s College London, The University of London.

 

2014. The Role of Central Bank of Libya in the Era of Globalisation, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

 

2014. An Institutional Development Policy Framework for

Growth in in the non-hydro Sectors of Oman: A Systems Approach, The University of Hull, UK.

 

 

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