About the author

Jassim Hussain

Dr. Jassim Hussaine holds a doctorate in economics and busi- ness administration from the United States, He was a member of the Finance and the Economic Committee in the Council of Rep- resentatives in Kingdom of Bahrain in the period of 2006 to 2011. He was the head of the Economic Research Unit in the Deanship of Scientific Research at the University of Bahrain in the period be- tween 2005 and 2006. He publishes a weekly article in the Qa- tari newspaper Al Sharq and another column in English in the Gulf News published in Dubai focusing on the economies of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. He prepares studies and research where he prepared a book in 2012 commissioned by the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research that was focused in the dollar position in the light of the growing other global currencies.