Assoc.Prof. Hoda Hassaballa
Associate Professor
5B Building G

Currently, Dr. Hassaballa is working as an Associate Professor of Economics and a subject leader of economic development modules at The British University in Egypt. She had been working as a lecturer of economics and teaching and learning officer from 2014-2017. She had been working, also, at the economics department at the American University in Cairo from 2007-2014. Furthermore, she worked at The Arab Open University and Future University. Throughout her career, She has taught the following modules: Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Macroeconomics, Business Economics, Agricultural Economics, Economic Development, History of Economic Thought, Modern Economic History of the Middle East, European

Economic History, Economics and Economic Change, Discovering Mathematics, Professional Communication Skills for Business Studies, Economic Globalisation, Current and Future Economic Issues, Economics of Egypt, Introduction to Behavioural Sciences, Environmental Economic Analysis, and Intermediate Microeconomics and Policy. She has received the interactive learning award by the BUE in 2019. In addition, she has received an award certificate in recognition for her significant contribution to the economics department’s administrative roles at BUE in 2018/2019. Based on her research and fellowship training she has received several awards and honours, such as Renewable Energy Global Innovations Institution, Canada, has identified her paper: Testing for Granger causality between energy use and foreign direct investment Inflows in developing countries as a Key Scientific Article contributing to the excellence in Energy research in 2014. It is featured on its web page at (http://reginnovations.org/). The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Research Award for “The Effect of Lax Environmental Laws on Foreign Direct Investment Inflows in Developing Countries”, Istanbul, Turkey, July 1-4, 2013. Letter of Recognition from the Dean of BEC, the American University in Cairo for contribution in teaching and working in line with school vision and objectives for the academic years: 2009-2010 and 2010-2011. The Instructional Affairs Teaching Honor Roll, the Instructional year 2002-2003, for excellence in teaching as determined by CACE of the American University in Cairo selection criteria and students.

Education
  • PhD (Excellent Degree) Faculty of Economics & Political Science, Cairo University.
  • MA The American University in Cairo 
  • BA (Highest Honors) The American University in Cairo 
Research Interests
  • Sustainable development and environmental economics
  • The relationships between trade, FDI, energy, health, corruption and environment due to their effects on future generations.

Research Activities:

Referee in the Following Journals

  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. (Published by Elsevier).
  • Environmental and Resource Economics. (Published by Springer)
  • Journal of Accounting and Marketing.
  • Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking.
  • Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review.

Professional Links:

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Lo2_qOIAAAAJ&hl=en

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hoda-Hassaballa

Journal Articles
  • Hassaballa, H., and Al-Ayouty, I. (2020).  Regional unemployment in Egypt: Spatial panel data analysis. Submitted to African Development Review. 
  • Hassaballa, H. and Al-Ayouty, I. (2020).  Towards sustainable development: Measuring environmental total Factor productivity in Egypt, European Journal of Sustainable Development9 (2), 55-68. Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index of Thomson Reuters. 
  • Hassaballa, H. (2017). Studying the effect of corruption on income-per-capita level in an IV estimation in developing countries, European Journal of Sustainable Development, 6 (1), 57-70. Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index of Thomson Reuters.
  • Hassaballa, H., Al-Ayouty, I. and Rizk, R. (2016). Clean Manufacturing Industries and Environmental Quality: The Case of Egypt. Environmental Development, 21, 19-25. Published by Elsevier.
  • Hassaballa, H. (2015). Different regulatory approaches of emissions: theory and practice, in: Sharma, U.C, Prasad, R. and Sivakumar, S.(Eds.), Energy Science and Technology: Opportunities and Challenges(Vol.1). Studium Press LLC, USA.
  • Hassaballa, H. (2015). The effect of corruption on carbon dioxide emissions in the MENA region, European Journal of Sustainable Development, 4 (2), 301-312. ISSN: 2239-5938. Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index of Thomson Reuters
  • Hassaballa, H. (2014). The effect of lax environmental laws on foreign direct investment inflows in developing countries, Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences, 5(3), 305-315. ISSN: 2141-7024.
  • Hassaballa, H. (2014). Testing for Granger causality between energy use and foreign direct investment inflows in developing countries, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 31(c), 417-426. Published by Elsevier.
  • Hassaballa, H. (2013). Environment and foreign direct investment: Policy implications for developing countries, Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking, 1, 75-106
Conference Papers
  • Hassaballa, H., Al-Ayouty, I. and El Hini, M. (2020). A spatial panel analysis of polluting energy intensive industries in egypt across governorates. BAEPS Annual Conference, The British University in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt 24 Nov.

  • Hassaballa, H., Al-Ayouty, I. and El Hini, M. (2019). Carbon dioxide emissions: A spatial analysis of energy intensive industries in Egypt. Proceedings of Sustainable Energy & Environmental Protection Conference, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 18-21 Nov.

  • Hassaballa, H. and Al-Ayouty, I. (2018). Environmental total factor productivity: evidence from Egypt’s energy intensive industries. Sustainability and Development Conference, University of Michigan, Michigan 9-11 Nov.

  • Hassaballa, H. (2016). Studying the effect of corruption on income per-capita level in an IV estimation in developing countries. Business in a Dynamic World, Limassol. 15-17 Jan.

  • Hassaballa, H., Al-Ayouty, I. and Rizk, R. (2016). Clean manufacturing industries and environmental quality: the case of Egypt. Business in a Dynamic World, Limassol. 15-17 Jan.

  • Hassaballa, H.(2015). Studying the effect of information availability on carbon dioxide emissions level in developing countries. Annual Switzerland Business Research Conference, Geneva. 12-13 Oct. ISBN:978-1-922069-86-3

  • Hassaballa, H. (2015). The effect of corruption on carbon dioxide emissions in the MENA region. The 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), Rome. 5-6 June.

  • Hassaballa, H. (2014). Testing for Granger Causality between emissions from energy use and foreign direct investment inflows in developing countries. The Fifth Euro-African Conference, Agadir. 24-26 April.

  • Hassaballa, H. (2013). The effect of lax environmental laws on foreign direct investment inflows in developing countries. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference, Istanbul,1-4 July.

  • Hassaballa, H. (2012). Environment and foreign direct investment: Policy implications for developing countries with special reference to Egypt. The Fourth Euro-African Conference, Cairo, 7-9 May.

Chapters in Books
  • Hassaballa, H. (2015). Different regulatory approaches of emissions: theory and practice, in: Sharma, U.C, Prasad, R. and Sivakumar, S.(Eds.), Energy Science and Technology: Opportunities and Challenges(Vol.1). Studium Press LLC, USA.
Modules
· Introduction to Microeconomics · Introduction to Macroeconomics · Business Economics · Agricultural Economics · Economic Development · History of Economic Thought · Modern Economic History of the Middle East · European Economic History · Economics and Economic Change · Discovering Mathematics · Professional Communication Skills for Business Studies · Economic Globalization · Current and Future Economic Issues · Economics of Egypt · Introduction to Behavioral Sciences · Environmental Economic Analyses · Intermediate Microeconomics
Responsibilities
Quality Assurance Officer of the economics department
Position
Associate Professor Economics