Galal Amin - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Galal Amin

Research Fellows

Professor of Economics, American University in Cairo


Areas of Interest:

  • Microeconomics
  • Economic Development
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Problems of Globalization
  • The Philosophy of Economics

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, London School of Economics, l964
  • M.Sc., Economics, London School of Economics, l96l
  • Diploma, Public Law, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, l957
  • Diploma, Economics, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, l956
  • LL.B., Faculty of Law, Cairo University, 1955

Experience:

  • Professor of Economics, American University in Cairo, 1979-present
  • Visiting Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, l985/86 and l978/79
  • Economic Adviser, Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, l974-1978

Latest Publications:

  • Egypt in the Era of Mubarak, AUC Press, 2010
  • What Life has taught me (An Autobiography), Dar El-Shorouq, Cairo 2007
  • The Illusion of Progress in the Arab World: A critique of Western Misconstructions, AUC Press, Cairo 2006
Working Papers

The Political Economy of Equality and Inequality: Income Distribution, Technological Change and Power

Abstract Although income distribution is one of the oldest parts of economic theory, we are still ... read more


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