Neaime Simon

Neaime Simon

Professor of Economics and Finance


Phone: +961-3-829944



Institute of Financial Economics-American University of Beirut

Country: Lebanon

Institute type: Center of Research

FEMISE Institute: yes

Areas research expertise

  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Financial Economics
  • EuroMed Cooperation
  • Regional Development
  • Regional Integration
  • Foreign Direct Investment

Participation in FEMISE-funded research: %s

Last publications

[1] S. Neaime and I. Gaysset, Sustainability of Macroeconomic Policies in Selected MENA Countries: Post Financial and Debt Crises, Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, 40, pp. 129–140, 2017.
[2] S. Neaime, Financial Crises and Contagion Vulnerability of MENA Stock Markets, Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, 27, pp, 14-35, 2016.
[3] S. Neaime, Are MENA Stock Markets Mean Reverting? A Monte Carlo Simulation, Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, Vol., 13, pp. 74–80, 2015.
[4] S. Neaime, Sustainability of Budget Deficits and Public Debts in Selected European Union Countries, Journal of Economic Asymmetries, Elsevier, Vol.12, pp.1-21, 2015.
[5] S. Neaime, Twin deficits and the Sustainability of Public Debt and Exchange Rate Policies in Lebanon, Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, Vol. 33, pp. 127–143, 2015.
[6] S. Hakim, and S. Neaime, The Demand Elasticity of Mobile Telephones in the Middle East and North Africa, Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, Vol. 32, pp. 1-14, August 2014.
[7] A. Guyot, T. L.-Segot, and S. Neaime, Foreign Shocks and International Cost of Equity Destabilization: Evidence from the MENA region, Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, Vol. 18, pp. 101–122, March 2014.
[8] N. Mora, S. Neaime, and S. Aintablian, Foreign Currency Borrowing by Small Firms in Emerging Markets: When Domestic Banks Intermediate Dollars, Journal of Banking and Finance, Elsevier, Vol. 37 (3), pp. 1093-1107, March 2013.
[9] S. Neaime, “The Global Financial Crisis, Financial Linkages and Correlations in Returns and Volatilities in Emerging MENA Stock Markets,” Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier. Vol. 13 (2), pp. 268-282, September 2012. This paper features as one of the 3 most cited papers in the Emerging Markets Review (Impact Factor: 2.06, Quartile 1 in the JCR), with 107 citations in Google Scholars since publication in 2012.