Mueid Al Raee

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
4. Governance and institutions
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation

Mueid Al Raee is a PhD researcher at UNU-MERIT & SBE at Maastricht University. He has an undergraduate degree in Chemical and Process Engineering and a post-graduate degree in Business Administration with specialization in Strategic Management and Multinational Finance from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Oman. He also has a postgraduate diploma in Project Management from Maastricht School of Management. He worked as a process engineer and as head of program management at Orpic  a refining and petrochemicals business in Oman. Later he moved to Chicago working with UOP that is Honeywell's Technology, Service, and Research division related to petrochemical and separation technologies production.

His research works include a publication on strategic management of information and communication technology businesses in Oman, a technical report on Millennium Development Goals, and the latest paper "Innovation Policy and Growth" co-authored with Jo Ritzen and Denis de Crombrugghe. Currently, his professional focus is on research on his PhD work "The Kiss of Policy for the Resource-Cursed Arabian Beauty - Innovation Policy, Investment in Capabilities and Structural Transformation in the Arabian Gulf". The project is funded by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said scholarship.

Selected publications by Mueid Al Raee

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Al Raee, Mueid, Denis de Crombrugghe & Jo Ritzen, 2019, No evidence of an oil curse: Natural resource abundance, capital formation and productivity, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-023
Al Raee, Mueid, Jo Ritzen & Denis de Crombrugghe, 2017, Innovation policy & labour productivity growth: Education, research & development, government effectiveness and business policy, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-019
Al Raee, Mueid, Elvis Amoateng, Elvis Avenyo, Youssef Beshay, Mira Bierbaum, Charlotte Keijser & Rashmi Sinha, 2014, Millennium Development Goals: Tool or token of global social governance?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-024

Conference contributions
Al Raee, Mueid, 2018, Policies, Innovation and Transition in the Arab countries of the Gulf, DRUID18, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 11-13, 2018, More information