PhD Candidate in Economics
University of Oxford

Muhammad Meki is a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Oxford. He has previously completed postgraduate degrees in Finance (MSc, London School of Economics), Economics (PGDip, Cambridge), and Economics for Development (MSc, Oxford). Muhammad also has 5 years’ experience working in financial markets, for Bank of America in London and Deutsche Bank in Singapore, where he traded fixed-income products, foreign exchange derivatives and government bonds. In his research he is interested in the effect of equity-like financial contracts, which involve profit and loss sharing and/or shared asset ownership, on the investment and growth of microenterprises in developing countries, with a particular focus on the importance of behavioural characteristics such as risk and time preferences.