Mohammad Alawin

Faculty Profile


  • Ph.D., Economics, Kansas State University
  • M.A, Economics, The University of Jordan
  • B.A., Economics, The University of Jordan


Dr. Mohammad Alawin is a professor in economics works at Kuwait University since 2015. He received his Ph.D. in economics in 2004 from Kansas State University. His specialty and Fields of interest are International Economics, Financial Economics, Monetary Theory, and Econometrics. Dr. Alawin had a non-Academic Experience where je worked at the Central Bank of Jordan as an economist. He has a long experience in teaching different courses in the Ph.D., the Master, and the Bachelor levels. Dr. Alawin supervised many graduate students and won several academic awards. Finally, during his work at Kuwait university he published a number of research papers and he had the chance to serve as the director of the master program in economics department and the director of Assurance of Learning Unit.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • International Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Monetary Theory
  • Econometrics
  • 2018-2020: The Director of Assurance of Learning Unit
  • 2017-2018: The director of the master program in economics department
  • Poster Day Award, Kuwait University (2019)
  • Al Hussein Fund for Excellence Award in Economic Research (2016)
  • Abdel-Hamid Shoman Award for Arab researchers, for the field of Economic and Administrative Sciences, in the subject (Economic and Administrative reform and its Association with Political Reform) (2015)
  • Emerson Award for outstanding performance by a doctoral student in the advanced phase of Ph.D. studies in Economics at Kansas State University (2004)

Undergraduate Courses:

  • 212 money & banking
  • 111 principle – macro
  • 205 – math for econ
  • 211 intermediate macro
  • 301 Development Economics
  • 405 econometrics

Graduate Courses:

  • 500 micro theory
  • 503 applied macro
  • 508 Survey II – macro
  • 510 trade