Farid Khaddaj is a candidate for the MSc in Finance at Toulouse School of Management. He is a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut. Post graduation, he held junior responsibilities in trade, banking and consulting businesses. Interested in academic research, he decided to shift his career and pursue a PhD degree in Finance at Toulouse School of Management. His research interests include: Public Finance, Banking Supervision and Sovereign Debt.
Before joining the doctoral program at TSM, Farid interned as an assistant research analyst at the Lebanese Ministry of Finance's Institute des Finances Basil Fuleihan; a center for excellence that contributes to national development in public financial management. There, he analyzed key macroeconomic indicators pertaining to Lebanon's government budget, tax data and investment environment, and authored his first research paper titled "Lebanon Investment Report: Situations and Prospects" which alerts to the gravity of the state of deterioration in the Lebanese economy, and proposes adequate policy choices and corrective actions to restore economic competitiveness.
Farid is a native speaker of Arabic and English, and has an advanced understanding of French. His extracurricular interests include: Middle Eastern Affairs, Photography and Levantine Civilizations.
- Public Finance
- Financial Intermediaries
- Public Policy
- 2015 - Bachelor of Business Administration with emphasis on Finance / American University of Beirut
- Since 2019 - MSc in Finance / Toulouse School of Management