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Abeer Elshennawy


Associate Professor at the American University in Cairo

Abeer Elshennawy is currently an Associate Professor at the American University in Cairo’s School of Business. Elshennawy received her PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota, her MA in Economics from The American University in Cairo, and her BA also in Economics from Cairo University. Dr. Elshennawy has taught a variety of courses in the area of environmental economics, growth and development, international trade, and macroeconomic and micro economic theory. She also worked as a senior economist at the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies in Cairo. Her research interests are in international trade, the environment, growth and development. She has published a number of articles addressing the issue of adjustment costs to trade liberalization, climate change and water pollution.

Working Papers

Sources of Heterogeneity in Labor Productivity and Total Factor Productivity in Egyptian Manufacturing

Egypt Ranking in the World Competitiveness Report deteriorated between 2004 and 2017. Boosting competitiveness requires ... read more

Policy Briefs

Trade Liberalization in Egypt: Let the Informal Labor Market Take the Strain

In a nutshell Egypt should embark on trade liberalization as it currently has maintains relatively high ... read more

Working Papers

Is There A Triple Dividend Effect from A Tax on Fertilizer Use? A Computable General Equilibrium Approach

Abstract Although the existence of an environmental dividend to green taxes is beyond dispute, the same ... read more


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