Dr. Mahmoud Mourad
Professor at Faculty of Economics and Business Administration,
Lebanese University, Lebanon
After obtaining his engineering degree at the ESTP high school (Paris-France), he moved fully towards the applied mathematics and he received his PhD in Applied Mathematics (Econometric option) from the University of Paris VII (December 1987). He participated in the First International Conference on Industrial and Applied Mathematics which took place in Paris, June 29-July 3, 1987. He has taught several courses at ESSEC Business School, in the Information and Decision Systems (SID) department and more particularly the forecast methods, statistics and actuarial science. In parallel with his teaching work, he carried out research works at the CERESSEC laboratory (ESSEC Research Center) with the Professor Jean-Pierre INDJEHAGOPIAN, eminent honorary professor. Since mathematics and statistics have a strong impact in the biomedical field, Dr MOURAD worked for six years at the Bio-medical laboratory at the University Descartes-René (Paris 5) in the team of the Professor Catherine HUBER. The team has managed to bring such interesting results in the field of human hair cycles. About two decades ago, Dr MOURAD is a full Professor of Applied Econometrics and Quantitative Methods at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in the Lebanese University in economics and management department. He has published three books: The first studies the Population Growth and Development Prerequisites in the GCC States. The second (Tome 1) and the third (Tome 2) are reference books entitled "Econometrics from the theory to the practice”. To expand the field of his research, he recently founded a research group entitled, Group for Applied Research in Economics and Business (GAREB). Dr MOURAD has published an interesting number of articles in econometrics and management topics.
Modeling and forecasting of time series, univariate and multivariate ARMA and SARIMA models, volatility of financial markets, ARCH models, causality, cointegration, panel data analysis, governance, econometrics with models, econometrics without models, management of the economy , etc.