Professor at Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
After obtaining his engineering degree at the ESTP high school (Paris-France), he moved fully towards applied mathematics and received his PhD in Applied Mathematics (Econometrics) from the University of Paris VII (December 1987). He participated in the First International Conference on Industrial and Applied Mathematics that took place in Paris, from June 29 till 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 teaching, he carried out research at the CERESSEC laboratory (ESSEC Research Center) with the Professor Jean-Pierre INDJEHAGOPIAN, eminent honorary professor. Since mathematics and statistics have 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. For more than two decades, Dr MOURAD has been 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 (Volume I) and the third (Volume II) are reference books entitled "Econometrics from Theory to Practice”. To expand the field of his research, he has 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, co-integration, panel data analysis, governance, education, econometrics with models, econometrics without models, management of the economy, etc.