14 Feb 2012 - 27 Apr 2020
His research focuses on understanding the impact of beliefs on financial markets. Al-Ississ investigates the cross-border impact of political violence and religious experience on financial markets, and the effect of insurance on trust and trustworthiness in the Middle East through lab experiments.
Academic and Professional memberships include: The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Arab World, The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, and Harvard University's Program On Negotiations.
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