Assoc. Prof. Mohamed H. Rashwan
Acting Head of the Business Department
220 Building G

Dr. Mohamed Rashwan is an Associate Professor of Finance and Economics at the British University in Egypt (BUE).  Dr. Rashwan is a Fulbright alumnus as a postdoctoral researcher at University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business.

Dr. Rashwan is the Academic Programme Director for Business Department and the elected staff member to represent the faculty at the University Senate.

Prior to joining the (BUE) Dr. Rashwan worked for Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates as he joined the Institute for Islamic World Studies (IIWS), Dr Rashwan was the academic coordinator for the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Islamic Economics and Wealth Management provided by the IIWS for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Dr. Rashwan has taught several courses in the field of Finance, Investment and Economics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Rashwan is a regular contributor to academic and policy debates in Economics and Finance with a special focus on Investment and Corporate Finance. In addition to his teaching, research and writing, Dr. Rashwan has been a consultant in the field of corporate and Islamic finance for more than fourteen years.

Education
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship – May 2016, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina – Columbia, USA, Fulbright Scholar Program.
  • PhD in Finance – April 2008 Faculty of Commerce, Suez Canal University – Ismailia, Egypt. Thesis: “Islamic Finance Alternatives: An Empirical Investigation”.
  • MBA in Finance – May 2002, Graduate school of Management, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport – Cairo, Egypt.
  • BSc. in Accounting – June 1997, Helwan University - Egypt.
Journal Articles
  • Eldomiaty,T., Rashwan,M., Bahaaeldeen, M., and Walid,T. (2016), Firm, industry and economic determinants of working capital at risk. International Journal of Financial Engineering. Vol. 03, No. 04, pp 16-31.
  • Eldomiaty,T., Rashwan,M., Bahaaeldeen, M., and Ibrahim,S. (2016), Robustness of Firm-Specific and Macroeconomic Determinants of Exploration Investments: Implications from Egyptian Oil & Gas Industry. Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences. Vol. 32 Issue: 2, pp.137-159 (Awarded Best Paper in 2017).
  • Rashwan, M., Ehab, H., (2016), Comparative Efficiency Study between Islamic and Traditional Banks. Journal of Finance and Economics. Vol. 4, No. 3, pp 35-65.
  • Rashwan, M. (2014), Measuring Egyptian Banks Efficiency using Co-Plot. Journal of Modern Business Studies, 2(28).
  • Rashwan, M. H. & El Domiaty, T. (2012), "Monitoring Competing Models of Firm Growth using Financial Data". International Journal of Economics & Business Research,(in press).
  • Rashwan, M. H. (2012), "How did listed Islamic & Traditional Banks Performed: Pre & post the 2008 financial crisis?", Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, vol. 2, No. 2. pp. 149-175.
Conference Papers
  • Rashwan, M. (2011), Corporate governance in Islamic Banking: A critical Review. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD).
  • Rashwan, M. (2010), A comparison between Islamic and Traditional Banks: pre and post the Financial Crisis. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD).
Chapters in Books
  • Mankiw, N. G.& Rashwan, M. H. (2014), Principles of Economics, London: Cengage Learning.
    http://edu.cengage.co.uk/catalogue/product.aspx?isbn=1408064308
  • Rashwan, M.H, Elish, E.M & Hassanin, K,A. (2013), Islamic Economics and Business strategy, Zuirich: Dias Education.
  • Rashwan, M. H. & Mankiw, N. G. (2012), Principles of Economics, London: Cengage Learning.
Fields of Interests
Corporate Finance, Financial Economics, Investment and Islamic Finance.
Modules
• Business Finance • Mathematics of Finance • Advanced Corporate Finance • International Finance • Investment • Portfolio Management • Valuation • Financial Economics • Money and Banking • Financial Institutions • Financial Modelling using Excel (Lab Course) • Islamic Finance • Islamic Economics and Business Strategy
Responsibilities
• Acting Head of Business Administration Department. • Member of the Faculty Council; • Member of Faculty Teaching and Learning
Position
Acting Head of Business Administration Department.