Areas of Expertise

Associate Professor Kahy is an expert in international economics and international political economy. In addition to English, Professor Kahy speaks Arabic, French, Spanish and Japanese.

Teaching Interests

Professor Kahy is interested in teaching international economics, managerial economics, monetary theory, growth and development and industrial organizations.


Professor Kahy's research interests focus on international economics. Specifically, he is interested in currency crises that are connected to political uncertainty stemming from unclear outcomes of elections and the behavior of the government in such conditions. He is also interested in the effects of financial flows to developing countries and whether these flows turn into actual FDI and eventually lead to growth and development.

Representative Publications

Professor Kahy is working on papers based on his current research for his dissertation dealing with currency crises and political uncertainty.


  • Ph.D. International Political Economy, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • M.Phil. International Political Economy, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • M.B.A. with emphasis on Economics, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
  • B.S. in Economics, The American University of Beirut, Lebanon