د. سعيد هيفا
Name: Said Jamil Haifa
Place and Date of Birth: El-Mazrah-Sharkia-May 1951
Marital Status: Married
Tel : 02-240–1444 home
Fax : 02-2982963 office
B.Sc. (Economics and Statistics) Faculty of Commerce and Economic Jordan University 1974
M.A. (Econometrics and International Economy) McGill University-Montreal-Canada,1979
Ph.D. (Monetary Theory) - McGill University-Montreal-1984
TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Sept. 1980 Till present – Economics Department – Birzeit University.
Sept. 2009- Member of Board of Directors – Palestinain Monetary Authority.
2011 Chairman of economics department / Birzeit University
2011 Coordinator of M.A. program in Economics-Birzeit University.
UNCTAD Consultant to promote the palestinian Authority's Cooperation with Eygpt and Jordan in improving sub - regional, trade - related Services.
1992-1999 Chairman of Board of Directors of the Palestinian Trade Promotion organization (PTPO)
Nov-Dec.1994 National Economist consultant for Strengthening of Palestinian Institutions.
Jan-Feb-1994 National Expert HABITAT's Joint Mission to Jericho and Gaza Strip
1993 - 1994 - Macroeconomics Palestinian Counterpart Coordinator for the World Bank Macroeconomic Mession.
1992 - 1994 - Coordinator of Industry & Trade Group - Technical Committees Groups - Orient House- Jerusalem
1992 - 1994 - Member of Palestine Delegation - for the Multilateral working Group on Economic Development and Regional Cooperation
1990-1992 Vice President of the General Assembly of Palestinian Council for Higher education
1986 - 1989 Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Economics-Birzeit University
1986 -1999 Expert and Economist Consultant of Several Missions with United Nations Organizations including
- United Nations for Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) - Vienna - Austria
- United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAT) Geneva, Switzerland
- Economic and Social Commissions for Western Asia- (ASCWA)
- United Nations Center for Human Settlements (HABITAT) Nairobi-Kenya
- United Nations Development Program - UNDP, Jerusalem
1984 - 1986 Chairman of Economic Department - Birzeit University
1984 - 1990 Chairman and / or member of Various Academic Committees and Councils - Birzeit University
1981 - 1982 Chairman of Economic Dept. - Birzeit University
1980 - 1981 Research Center - Birzeit University
1974 - 1975 Research Dept. - Arab Bank - Amman - Jordan
Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, International Trade (Graduate Studies) Statistical Economics, Mathematical Economics,Money and Banking, Engineering Economy, Principles of Economics: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Seminar in Economics.* project Evaluation.
THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF RADICALISATION AND POLITCAL VIOLENCE:
What should a Plaestinain state look like? Friday 8th October.
HABITAT : Living conditions of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Vienna, 2 - 6 March 1987
SALZBURG SEMINAR : The changing Economics climate in Developing Countries .
Salzburg-Austria 29 April-11 May 1988
PALESTINIAN-JORDANIAN JOINT COMMITTEE : Economic and Social implications of the Palestinian Uprising in the Occupied Palestinian Territories .
Amman-Jordan 17-21 Sept.1989
WELFARE ASSOCIATION : Economic and Social Development plan in the Occupied Palestinian Territories .
Geneva 28-30 October 1991
MIDDLE-EAST MULTILATERAL WORKING GROUP ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION: Brussels 11-13 May 1992
UNCTAD : Economic and social Development in the Occupied Territories-Sectorial Analysis-UNCTAD-Geneva 19-23 May 1992
MIDDLE EAST MULTILATERAL WORKING GROUP ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION : Paris 28-30 October 1992
ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK : Promotion of Trade Relations among the Islamic Countries.
Tehran-Iran 10-11 November 1992
HABITAT : Living condition of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Geneva 20 - 30 June 1993
MIDDLE-EAST MULTILATERAL WORKING GROUP ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION : Copenhagen. 8 November 1993
ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK : Seminar on Strengthening of National Focal points for Technical Cooperation at NIPA.
Karachi - Pakistan 22- 25 November 1993
World Bank : Initiative to Encourage Economic Research in the Middle East and North Africa-Cairo-Egypt, June 4-6-1993
European Union : Conference on Governance in the Euro-Mediterranean Region, 17-18 March 1997
The Hague - The Netherlands
Foundation of Mediterranean Cooperation : International conference "Mediterranean Cooperation and Development "26-29 Sept.1997
UNCTAD :Train for trade - International Commercial Diplomacy and policy GATT and WTO.
12 - 31 January 1998- Genevn-swifzerand.
World Bank : Advanced Macro Economics Management – Macroeconomic Policy and New issues
Ankara – Turkey - 10 - 29 July 1998
RESEARCHES AND STUDIES:-
1- Promoting the palestinian Authority's Cooperation with Eygpt and Jordan in Improving Sub- Regional, trade - related Services.
- Presented to UNCTAD/UNDP workshop - Ramallah 19 - 21 June 1999
- Project Coordinator.
2- The Role of Banking System in the Reconstruction and Development in Palestine - PMA First Palestinian Banking Conference Gaza a 2 - 3 Dec.1998.
3- Economic and Financial Analysis of Current Situation of the Municipalities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories- Submitted to HABITAT- Joint Mission to Jericho and Gaza Strip-March 1994.
4- Strengthening of Palestinian Institutions Toward the Implementation of National Housing Strategy - HABITAT- December 1994
5- Living conditions of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
HABITAT - Nairobi - Kenya April 1993
6- A Review of Major Econmic And Social indicators in the Occupied Palestinian Territory 1967 - 1990 - study prepared to UNCTAD - Geneva 1991.
7- Economic Analysis of the Industrial Sector in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
- Economic and Social Commissions for Western Asia "ASCWA" - Baghdad - Iraq, 1988.
8- Industrial Sector in the West Bank and Gaza Strip 1970 - 1987 - Book in Arabic - Jerusalem, 1991.
9- General Framework for Palestinian Economic Development plan - Welfare Association Geneva Oct. 1991
10- Marketing study of exporting selected Palestinian Agriculture produce to European market- France as a case study-submitted to ANERA.
11- Housing Requirements in the future independent Palestinian State 1987 -2007 .
HABITAT July 1990-Co-author.
12- Identification of priority projects in the Industrial sector in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
UNIDO , Sept.1989 pp. 361 Co-author-Team Leader.
13- Economic and financial analysis of Handicraft Glass Industry in the West Bank.
Research Center-Birzeit University,1987. Co-author.
14- Feasibility study of mother of earl industry in the West Bank Research Center.
Birzeit University 1987 - Co-author
15- Establishment of Arab Cement company in the West Bank - U.N.
General Assembly-Economic and Social Council,1987
16- Monetary Approach to Balance of payment, Major Arab Oil Exporting Countries as an Empirical test- Ph.D. Dissertation.
McGill University - Montreal, 1984
17- Arab Economic Integration-Master Thesis.
McGill University 1979
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS
- Arab Economists Association - Jerusalem
- Arab Thought forum - Jerusalem
- Third world Economists association - Algeria
- Palestinian Trade Promotion Organization (PTPO) - Jerusalem and Haque
- Arab Technical Development Corporation - Jerusalem
- Palestinian Council for Higher Education - Jerusalem
- Arab Society for Economic Research (ASER) Cairo-Egypt
- Board of Directors of Business Development Center UNDP - Jerusalem
- Economic Research Forum, for the Arab Countries, Iran and Turkey - Cairo - Egypt.