Alexis Antoniades

Associate Professor and Director of International Economics, Georgetown University in Qatar.

Alexis Antoniades is an Associate Professor and Director of International Economics at Georgetown University in Qatar. A Fulbright scholar with a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University, he is an expert on global markets and and a leading authority on the economies of the Gulf countries, Qatar in particular. He was awarded a $1,050,000 research grant (2009-2012) by the Qatar National Research Fund to undertake the first micro-study on the economies of the Gulf countries, and a $867,000 research grant to use social media and analyze sentiment in the Arab World (2014 2017) in collaboration with colleagues from Qatar University. His research exploits micro/big data to answer macro questions. Antoniades previously worked as an assistant economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and at Princeton University as the recipient of the prestigious Niehaus Fellowship. In his ten years in Qatar, Dr. Antoniades frequently advises the leadership of both public and private sector organizations.

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