Ahmed Rashad - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Ahmed Rashad

Research Associates

Lecturer, Economics Department, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Frankfurt, Germany

Areas of Interest:

  • Development Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Applied Econometrics


  • Ph.D. Focus Economic Development and Socio-economic Inequalities in Health, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics Philipps, University Marburg, Germany-July 2015
  • M.A, Economics, School of Business, The American University in Cairo-February 2012
  • Graduate Diploma, Public Policy, School of Global A ffairs and Public Policy, The American University in Cairo-February 2012
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Faculty of Commerce, Alexandria University, Egypt-July 2005


  • Lecturer, Economics Department, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Frankfurt, Germany-(2015 present)

Latest Publications:

  • Rashad, A. S., & Sharaf, M. F. (2016). Economic Growth and Child Malnutrition in Egypt: New Evidence from National Demographic and Health Survey. Social Indicators Research, 1-27. doi:10.1007/s11205-016-1515-y
  • Barsoum, G., & Rashad, A. (2016). Does Private Higher Education Improve Employment Outcomes? Comparative Analysis from Egypt. Public Organization Review, 1-18.
  • Rashad, A., Frank, B., Gobien, S., Hartmann, M., Ihtiyar, Ö., Khachatryan, E., … & Stöber, T. (2016). The Powerful, the Powerless, and the Grabbing: Non-Nash Land Grabbing in the Lab. Homo Oeconomicus, 33(3), 219-242.
  • Sharaf, M. F., & Rashad, A. S. (2016). Regional inequalities in child malnutrition in Egypt, Jordan, and Yemen: a Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition analysis. Health Economics Review, 6(1), 23. doi:10.1186/s13561-016-0097-3
Working Papers

Does Maternal Employment Affect Child Nutrition Status? New Evidence From Egypt

Despite that maternal employment can increase family income, several studies have suggested that it has ... read more

Working Papers

Regional Inequalities in Child Malnutrition in Egypt, Jordan, and Yemen: A Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition Analysis

There is substantial evidence that on average, urban children have better health outcomes than rural ... read more

Working Papers

Does Public Health Insurance Increase Maternal Health Care Utilization in Egypt

We assess the impact of health insurance on the utilization of maternal health care services ... read more

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Socio-Economic Inequalities in Maternity Care Under Political Instability: Evidence From Egypt, Jordan and Yemen

Medical care during pregnancy is crucial for protecting women from health risks during and after ... read more


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