Dr Amr Saber Algarhi

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Dr Amr Algarhi PhD (Exon), FHEA

Senior Lecturer in Economics


Amr Algarhi joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 and is currently the course leader of the BSc (Honours) Economics programme. Amr’s broad research interests are in econometrics, time series analysis and macroeconomics. His main teaching areas are econometrics, statistics, mathematical economics, and macroeconomics. Amr holds the degrees of BSc (Honours) in economics from Cairo University, MA (Distinction) in economics from the American University in Cairo, MSc (Distinction) in economics and econometrics and PhD in economics from the University of Exeter. To learn more about Amr, please visit his website www.algarhi.com


Amr Algarhi is the course leader of the BSc (Honours) Economics programme at Sheffield Hallam University. Amr undertook his undergraduate work in Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University in Egypt. He holds the degrees of MA (distinction) in economics from the American University in Cairo and MSc (distinction) in economics and econometrics from the University of Exeter, where he also obtained his PhD in economics on ‘long memory time series and fractional cointegration analysis’. His main areas of research interest include • econometric theory • time series analysis • semiparametric inference • financial econometrics • macroeconomics • monetary economics • energy economics • international economics. Amr is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and he taught Economics since 2007. His main teaching areas are in • econometrics • time series analysis • statistics • mathematical economics • macroeconomics. Prior to joining Sheffield Hallam University, Amr taught at University of Exeter: econometrics, statistics and mathematical economics at undergraduate level and quantitative methods of finance at graduate level. He is currently leading and teaching four modules at Sheffield Hallam University: applied econometrics and econometrics for business and economics for final year undergraduate students, and introduction to econometrics and maths for economics for first- and second-years undergraduate students. Amr has supervised and guided many MSc, MBA, MRes and PhD students throughout completion of their dissertation projects. He would be happy to hear from potential PhD students working on any areas of my research interest for supervision. To learn more about Amr, his research or teaching or to view a copy of his CV, please visit his website www.algarhi.com

Senior Lecturer

Teaching expertise

  • Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Statistics, Maths for Economics, Quantitative Methods for Finance, Quantitative Research Methods


  • Econometric theory, Time series analysis, Semiparametric inference, Financial econometrics, Applied econometrics, Macroeconomics, Monetary economics, Energy economics, International economics, Economic growth


Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

Finance and banking subject group

Amr teaches students across the following courses • BSc (Hons) Economics • BA (Hons) Business Economics • BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance • BA (Hons) Accounting and Economics

Module leader for • applied econometrics (year 3/4) • econometrics for business and economics (year 3/4) • introduction to econometrics (year 2) • maths for economics (year 1) Amr also teaches alternative perspectives in economics (year 2)


Oyebowale, A., & Algarhi, A.S. (2020). Macroeconomic determinants of economic growth in Africa. International Review of Applied Economics. http://doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2020.1792422

Algarhi, A. (2015). Local Whittle estimation in stationary systems: Evidence from US and Canada inflation". Ozean Journal of Applied Science, 6 (2), 45-54.

Algarhi, A. (2015). Long memory in the Egyptian stock market returns. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 110, 27-46.

Algarhi, A. (2015). Oil and Economic growth in Egypt. Assadissa, Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan, 107-134.

Algarhi, A. (2014). The interactions between monetary and fiscal policy rule. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 29.

Algarhi, A.S. (n.d.). The effect of election outcome on economic activity: A tale of two countries. Economics and Business Letters, 13 (4).

Theses / Dissertations

Awidan, R.H.M. (2019). Time Series Modelling of Oil Price Fluctuations: Applications to Libya and Nigeria. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Algarhi, A. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00292

Internet Publications

Algarhi, A.S., & Lagos, K. (2024). As UK inflation falls to 2.3%, here’s what it could mean for wages. https://theconversation.com/as-uk-inflation-falls-to-2-3-heres-what-it-could-mean-for-wages-230563

Algarhi, A.S., & Lagos, K. (2024). The UK has surged to become one of the biggest exporters in the world – but this isn’t all good news. https://theconversation.com/the-uk-has-surged-to-become-one-of-the-biggest-exporters-in-the-world-but-this-isnt-all-good-news-230241

Other activities

External examiner across banking, finance and accounting programmes at Staffordshire University - partnership with Asia Pacific University in Malaysia

Postgraduate supervision

• Awidan, R.H.M. (2019). Time series modelling of oil price fluctuations: Applications to Libya and Nigeria. (Doctoral thesis) • Oyebowale, A.Y. (2017). An empirical investigation of financial sector development and economic growth in Nigeria (MRes thesis)

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