July 10, 2018 - Economic Research Forum (ERF)


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3rd Workshop of the Research Initiative on the Economics of the Middle East – 5-6 November, 2018

July 10, 2018

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers working on different aspects of


Understanding the determinants of inequality in Arab states

July 10, 2018

Racha Ramadan (Cairo University) was a panelist in the special session Rethinking Inequality in Arab


Rethinking Inequality in Arab States – Joint ERF-ESCWA report

July 10, 2018

The Economic Research Forum and ESCWA are embarking on a joint report on


Oil prices volatility and its macroeconomic implications for the MENA region

July 10, 2018

Kamiar Mohaddes (University of Cambridge) participated in the second plenary at the

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Trade policy and the MENA region

July 10, 2018

During the ERF 24th Annual Conference, Ahmed Ghoneim (Cairo

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What are the determinants of procyclical government spending and how could it be made anti-cyclical

July 10, 2018

Jaime de Melo, former professor at the University of Geneva, chaired a parallel session focusing


The role of government spending in economic growth

July 10, 2018

Hamid Mohtadi from University of Wisconsin an University of Minnesota was the discussant of two

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How to apply the lessons from East Asia for growth in the MENA region?

July 10, 2018

Gouda Abdel-Khalek is Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at


Challenges to development in the MENA region

July 10, 2018

Atif Kubursi is Professor Emeritus of Economics at McMaster University. After the first plenary session

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Can the East Asian experience of growth be replicated in the MENA region?

July 10, 2018

Diaa Noureldin from the American University in Cairo participated as discussant in the first session

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