Abla Abdel-Latif - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Abla Abdel-Latif

Research Fellows

Egyptian Center for Economic Studies


Areas of Interest

  • Economic Development
  • International Trade
  • Micro and Macroeconomics

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics (Economic Development), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California August, l988
  • M.A., Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, May, l985

Experience

  • Egyptian Center for Economic Studies – Present
  • Professor of Economics, Economics Department, the American University in Cairo (AUC), 1988
  • Consultant, UNIDO, 2006
  • Policy Reform Unit (PRU) Manager, The Industrial Modernization Center in Egypt, 2003-2005

Latest Publications

  • Abdel-Latif, Abla and Schmitz, Hubert (2010) “Growth Alliances: Insights from Egypt,” Business and Politics: Vol. 12 : Iss. 4, Article 4.
  • Abdel-Latif, Abla and Hubert Schmitz. 2009. “State-Business Relations and Investment in Egypt” IDS Research Report 61. Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. October.
  • Abdel-Latif, Abla and Hubert Schmitz. “The Political Economy of Private Investment in Egypt: Insights from Old and New Sectors”, Research Report, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex. (Forthcoming)
  • Abdel-Latif, Abla.  “The potential Impact of Recent Industrial Policy Changes in Egypt on the Environment”, Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES), Cairo, Egypt, September 2008.

 

Working Papers

A Quiz on the Net Benefits of Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in the QIZs of Jordan and Egypt

Abstract The main objectives of this study are: (1) to quantify the amounts of both trade ... read more


Working Papers

The Politics of Investment and Growth in Egypt: Towards A New Approach

Abstract How can governments achieve substantial increases in productive private investment? ‘Improve the investment climate’ is ... read more


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