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Dr Hiba Hussein

Liverpool Business School

Faculty of Business and Law

Experienced Senior Lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Stata, Labor Economics, Econometrics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methodologies. Strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Economics




University of Westminster, United Kingdom, PhD
University of Westminster, United Kingdom, MSc International Economic Policy and Analysis
American University of Beirut, Lebanon, BSc Economics

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, 2021 - present
Lecturer, QA Higher Education, 2021 - 2021
Lecturer, American University of Beirut, 2018 - 2021
Visiting Lecturer, University of Westminster, 2014 - present

Journal article

Hussein HM, Haj Youssef M. 2021. In and Out of Self-Employment, Are You Really an Entrepreneur: The Rise of a New Division? Entrepreneurship Research Journal, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Haj Youssef MS, Hussein HM, Awada H. 2020. The more you value, the less you practice: a study on culture and managerial discretion Cross Cultural and Strategic Management, 27 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Haj Youssef MS, Hussein HM, Christodoulou I. 2019. Competitiveness and managerial discretion: an empirical investigation at the national-level Competitiveness Review, 29 DOI Publisher Url Public Url


Hussein H, Urwin P, Cerqua A, Bunt K, Taylor L, Fearn A, Andersson D, Porter A. Evaluation of Tax-advantaged Venture Capital Schemes

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice. 2023

Conference presentation:

Linking entrepreneurship to society: the effect of entrepreneurs’ transition behaviour on the impact society during stable and turbulent times, Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management, Dublin/Ireland, Oral presentation. 2023

Is it worth investing in education? The returns to the most dynamic group of entrepreneurs., British Academy of Management, Manchester, UK, Oral presentation. 2022

In and out of self-employment, are you really an entrepreneur?, British Academy of Management, Manchester, UK, Oral presentation. 2021

Research Grants Awarded:

Templeton World Charity Foundation, Entrepreneurship in the MENA Region: The Uncharted Territory, Moustafa Haj Youssef, Mostafa Harakeh, Nagham Sayour, Grant value (£): 195,062, Duration of research project: 2 years. 2023


The Lockyer-Whitehead Prize for outstanding ability in Quantitative Analysis, University of Westminster. 2013


Fellow, Advance HE.