The PMA started publishing its indicator for the business cycle (PMABCI) on a monthly basis since November 2012. 

 IBAN Instructions | What is IBAN?

Dr. Shehadah Hussein

Deputy Governor

Dr. Shehadah Deeb Hussein was appointed as a Deputy Governor of the Palestine Monetary Authority in July 2010. Dr. Hussein is a graduate of University of Houston, from which he obtained his PhD and Masters in Economics. He also attended the American University of Beirut, and obtained Masters and Bachelors degrees in Economics. As a Senior Economist for the International Monetary Fund, Dr. Hussein worked on several Arab and non Arab countries, and participated in IMF economic consultation missions to these countries. He represented the IMF in Kosovo and participated in the IMF economic consultation missions conducted with the provincial government and the UN administration mission to the province from 2002 until 2004. From 1991 until 1995, he conducted training to public officials including macroeconomic management, financial programming, external sector economics at the IMF Institute and abroad in Arabic and English. During 1990, he instructed bank officials on a wide range of monetary and banking topics relevant to their work at the Money and Banking Training Institute of the United Arab Emirates. He taught undergraduate courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and statistics at University of Ajman, and was an Adjunct Lecturer and Graduate Assistant in Ph.D. Program in Economics University of Houston, Texas, USA. He headed the Statistics Section in Research Department at the Central Bank of Kuwait where he conducted research on oversaw and participated in the compilation and analysis of Kuwait's national accounts, balance of payments, monetary and fiscal statistics. Dr. Hussein has co-authored and/ or participated in a number of papers and reports including: Kosovo Gearing Policies toward Growth and Development (IMF, November 18, 2004), Monetary Union among Member Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (IMF Occasional Paper No. 223, August 28, 2003), Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy: The Case of Egypt (IMF Institute, March 28, 1997).