September 2022

HEC Paris in Qatar Further Expands Its Faculty

The much-published academic Dr. Konrad Grabiszewski has joined HEC Paris in Qatar, the GCC branch of #1 ranked HEC Paris, as Associate Professor of Economics.

Dr. Grabiszewski, who holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Amsterdam, an MSc in Mathematics, and a PhD in Economics from New York University, brings to HEC Paris in Qatar a wealth of teaching and research experience gained over a 14-year academic career spanning leading institutes in Mexico, the USA, and Saudi Arabia.

During his career, Dr. Grabiszewski has shared his international expertise in teaching economics at the undergraduate, Master, MBA, and Executive levels through posts held at institutions including ITAM and the University of Miami. He also has extensive experience in the region, having held positions in Saudi Arabia at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and the Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship, where he was awarded the Best Teacher of the Year 2021 Award.

Dr. Grabiszewski is a prolific theoretical and empirical researcher. His work seeks to understand how people make decisions in various contexts.  He is an expert in game and decision theory, and he is the co-creator of mobile gaming experiments where players objectives are to understand how people reason in interactive situations. His specific experience in government regulation will add invaluable dimensions to our program participants.”, stated Dr. Pablo Martin de Holan, HEC Paris in Qatar Dean.

Having garnered additional teaching awards including ‘Teaching Excellence’ from the University of Miami and ‘Best Evaluated Professor’ from ITAM, Dr. Grabiszewski has been a sought-after presenter at conferences around the globe including high profile gatherings in the Middle East, Far East, Europe, Russia, India, the USA and South America. 

“I am hugely excited to join the HEC Paris in Qatar Faculty and look forward to engaging with fellow academics, stakeholders and participants,” said Dr. Grabiszewski. “I genuinely appreciate the opportunity to add value to program participants by assisting them on the pathway to leadership and entrepreneurial success and by helping them contribute to achieving both Qatar’s and the region’s ambitious goals.”

HEC Paris in Qatar now counts five Doha-based faculty. Dean Martin de Holan explained that “Contributing to the academic and knowledge community in Qatar is part of our mission to deliver impact and excellence. Our faculty are active researchers and thought leaders who bring a global perspective that is adapted and relevant to Qatar and the region.” HEC Paris in Qatar plans to continue growing its faculty as part of its support to the QNV2030, and building a diversified, knowledge-based economy.

 

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