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SDGC and SLTI Welcome Visiting Scholar Dr. Khalid Alsweilem

Dr. Alsweilem is an international expert on the topic of sovereign wealth's connection to the real economy.

SDGC and SLTI are pleased to welcome Dr. Khalid Alsweilem, PhD, as a Visiting Scholar to Stanford.   Dr. Alsweilem's research focuses on the study of sovereign wealth funds, with a particular focus on Saudi Arabia’s reserve sovereign funds and their linkages to the real economy.  His current efforts complement the theoretical work he did at Harvard’s Department of Economics on portfolio theory approach to public finance in Saudi Arabia and its application to his work as Director General of Investment Department and Chief Investment Officer of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) during the past 30 years.  SAMA is the Central Bank of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Alsweilem has published numerous scholarly pieces focused on the connection between sovereign wealth and the "real economy."  His most recent book, entitled "Sovereign Wealth Funds in Resource Economies" was co-authored with Malan Rietveld, Fellow at the Center for International Development at Harvard University, and published in 2018 by Columbia University Press.