Eqbal Al-Rahmani

Faculty Profile

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of New Hampshire
  • M.A., Economics, University of New Hampshire
  • B.A., Economics, Kuwait University

About

Eqbal Al-Rahmani is an Associate Professor at the College of Business Administration, Kuwait University. She graduated with a Ph.D. Degree in Economics from University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA. She was a post-Doctoral Fellow at the John Hopkins University, USA. Her main research interests include Population and Ecological Economics, and Economic Methodology, and has published papers in different referred journals. She was the chairperson of the Department of Economics and member of the college council twice, and a member of the executive board of the Kuwait Fund and of Box Hill College.

Expertise and Research Interests

Interdisciplinary research in the areas of Socioeconomic Development and Well-being, Population and Ecological Economics, and Economic Methodology.

٭ “The Human and Environmental Consequences of the Gulf Crisis”, in The Arab Economies and the Iraqi Regime Invasion: Consequences, Policies and the Arab Cooperation, edited by Al-Ibraheem, Y., API Publication, Kuwait, Dec. 1992; also appears jointly in AL-Mostakbal Al-Arabi, Jan. 1994, P: 33-48, (in Arabic).

٭ “The Impact of Domestic Sexual Division of Labor on Women’s Status: The Case of Kuwait”. Research in Human Capital and Development, V. 9, P:79-101, JAI Press, 1996.

٭ “Population Policy, Fertility, and Women’s Status: The Case of Kuwait”, Arab Economic Journal, No.6-Autumn, P:53-89, 1996.

٭ “A Critical Reading of Neo-Classical Economics: “, Journal of Social Sciences , Vol. 26, No. 2, P: 25-44, Summer 1998 (in Arabic).

٭ “Wasteful Consumption in the Affluent Societies: Another Perspective”, Journal of Social Sciences ,Vol. 27, N0.1, P: 27-48, Spring 1999 (in Arabic).

٭ “Elderly Support in Oil Economies: How Sustainable in the 21st Century, with Illustrations from Kuwait”. Ismail Sirageldin and Al-Rahmani, E. Arab Economic Journal, No.22, P: 47-81, Summer 2000.

٭ “Trends, Patterns and Correlates Of Contraceptive Use among Kuwaitis, 1984-1999, Nasra Shah, M. Shah, Eqbal Al-Rahmani and et al., Medical Principles and Practice 2001,10:34-40.

٭” Reflections On The Parallels And Salient Similarities Between The Sciences Of Economics And Medicine,” Al-Rahmani, E. and Arifa, Ali; Journal of Integrated Social Sciences, 2015, 5(1): 69-91.
٭ Academic Poster, ” Reflections On The Parallels And Salient Similarities Between The Sciences Of Economics And Medicine,” Kuwait University Poster day March 2017.

  • Dec 2000 – present Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Kuwait University
  • May 2017-2019 Department of Economics Chairperson, Kuwait University.
  • May 2017 -2019 & Sept 2000 -2005 member of the College Council, the College of Business Administration, Kuwait University
  • Sept. 2000- 2005 Department of Economics Chairperson, Kuwait University
  • Dec. 88 -Nov. 2000 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Kuwait University, Kuwait.
  • Feb. 92-Aug. 92 Researcher and Instructor, The Arab Planning Institute (API), Kuwait.
  • Jun. 87-Jun. 88 Research and Teaching Assistant, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire.
  • June 2013- 2016 Member of the Executive Board of Box Hill College Kuwait
  • May 2001- 2004 Member of the Executive Board of the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development.
  • Econ 111 Principles of Macro Economics
  • Econ 104 Principles of Economics (for non-economics major)
  • Econ 306 History of Economic Thought
  • Econ 301 Economic Development
  • Econ 312 Population Economics
  • Econ 407 Seminar on Ecological Economics
  • Econ 419 Special Economic Topics (Integrated Health Economics)
  • Population and Development in the Arab Countries, Research in Human Capital and Development Series, edited by Sirageldin, I. and E. Al-Rahmani, V. 9, JAI Press, USA., 1996.
  • Paper Presentation in Conference, Kuwait. “Elderly Support in Oil Economies: How Sustainable in the 21st Century, with Illustrations from Kuwait”. Ismail Sirageldin and Al-Rahmani, E. 2000.