Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden

CEO and Chief Economist

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  • Languages Spoken

    Arabic, English, French, Spanish

  • Travels From

    United Kingdom (UK)

  • Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden`s U.S. Speaking Fee

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  • Languages Spoken

    Arabic, English, French, Spanish

  • Travels From

    United Kingdom (UK)

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Topics Covered by Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden

The Middle East Today: What is exceptional and what isn’t? Risks and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East The low oil price environment: A rite of passage toward more responsive economic management in the GCC? Iran’s return to global markets...

The Middle East Today: What is exceptional and what isn’t?
Risks and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East
The low oil price environment: A rite of passage toward more responsive economic management in the GCC?
Iran’s return to global markets will present regional economic challenges and opportunities. What about its politics?
China’s New Silk Road will transform trade and investment patterns. Who benefits most?
Islamic finance, a perfect fit for infrastructure investment in the region?
Suffering from the highest rate of youth unemployment worldwide, could entrepreneurship become a game-changer for MENA labour markets?
How are markets adjusting to and accommodating lower oil prices? Has there been a cyclical pick-up in other commodity prices?
Assessing the impact of Iran on regional geopolitical trends, what are the implications of the Trump presidency for the Iran nuclear deal?
Are we witnessing a resurgence in Sino-MENA relations? What of relations with India as a major trading partner?
Changing Economic Foundations in the GCC — What Will the Next Ten Years Bring?
How can central banks suppress volatility? What will the consequences be for increased rates? What are the implications of continued unconventional monetary policies by central banks for Europe? What will the outlook be for debt markets investors with continued Eurozone malaise?
The Arab Spring Six Years On: Progress or Regress?
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Economics in a Turbulent World: How Will Developments in Energy Markets, The Rise of China, Economic Reform in KSA and Iranian Regional Ambitions Play Out.
Private Equity in African and the Middle East: Driving Africa’s Economic Transformation
Arab Societies and the Winds of Change: New Dynamics and Perspectives or a Step Back?
Economics, Trade and Business: New Challenges, new horizons for MENAEntrepreneurial Finance: What it Means for MENA
Beyond the headlines: MENA opportunities emerge
Markets 160 million strong: Parsing through the volatility
The New Maghreb: Business Opportunities in North Africa

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About Keynote Speaker Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden

About Speaker Florence Eid-Oakden…

Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden is the CEO and Chief Economist of Arabia Monitor. She has been a professor of economics and finance at the American University of Beirut and a visiting professor at INSEAD and HEC Paris. Formerly head of MENA research at JP Morgan, Dr. Eid-Oakden has also worked with the World Bank on Latin America and on North Africa, and subsequently, on the buy side as a hedge fund investment professional. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Arab Banking Corporation International Bank in London and for Bank ABC Jordan, the Arab Bankers Association of North America in New York, and sits on the Advisory Council of the Al Faisal University College of Business, Saudi Arabia, where she also advises the Saudi Government. She has served as a Trustee of the American University in Paris, and a Director of Shuaa Capital in Dubai. Recently she served as a member of HSBC’s Middle East Financial System Risk Advisory Committee.  Dr. Eid-Oakden received her Ph.D. in Organization Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a joint MIT-Harvard Doctoral Committee, under the supervision of Nobel Laureate Professor Bengt Holmström. She is fluent in Arabic, English, French and Spanish, with a working knowledge of Italian and Portuguese

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