Research Agenda

Through its Research Agenda portal, the CMA aims to build bridges of communications with independent researchers in academic institutions and research centers to conduct sound research serving different aspects of capital markets and CMA's primary functions.

Where the CMA periodically opens the door for submission to the research agenda project for all researchers in academic institutions and research centers by publishing the research areas periodically on its website and the time frame for submission, screening and selection.

Accordingly, researchers submit their research proposals in the areas under study through the electronic form designated for that.


  • ​Scientific Committee of the Research Agenda Program:

Scientific Committee of the Research Agenda Program was established by a decision of the Board of the Capital Market Authority's in 2024, as part of the Authority's efforts to support and develop research in the field of the capital market and enhance research partnerships and in order to enrich scientific research in the fields of the capital market.

Committee objectives:

The Scientific Committee of the Research Agenda Program aims to formulate the general policy for this program, and contribute to raising the number and the quality of research that serves the capital market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, participate in improving the data and information environment in areas related to the capital market, and strengthen research partnerships between the capital market sector and its institutions with universities and research centers.

Committee members:

In its first session, the committee was formed with a group of academic and professional members with extensive experience in research and publishing in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Its membership includes:

  1. Dr. Walid Alissa, CMA Board Member (Chair)
  2. Dr. Asem Alhomaidi
  3. Dr. Abdullah Alshwer
  4. Dr. Heba Gazzaz
  5. Dr. Haitham AL-Zoubi


  • Research Areas

The Scientific Committee of the Research Agenda Program will periodically update the list of research areas to reflect the topics of importance to the capital market.


Research Areas:

……. Will be announced soon…….​

  • How to Apply:

1-​ Requirements

  • Researchers are selected according to the quality of their published work or the quality of the scientific conferences in which their work was presented, according to specific criteria.
  • The researcher/research team should be registered with an academic body, research center or related organization.
  • The research centers be an academic body or affiliated with an academic body or a specialized research center. So that the research history and achievements of that body will be taken into consideration .

2- Submitting Research Proposals

To submit research proposals, please download the Proposal Submission Form, fill it out, and share it with us at:

Proposal Submission Form