Heba El-Laithy - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Heba El-Laithy

Research Fellows

Professor of Statistics, Cairo University


Areas of Interest:

  • Labor Economics
  • International Economics

Education:

  • Ph.D. , Statistics, Sussex University, U.K., 1982
  • M.Sc. , Statistics, Faculty of Economics, Cairo University, 1975

Experience:

  • Professor of statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1995-Present
  • Associate Professor of statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Cairo University, 1988-1995
  • Assistant Professor of statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Cairo University, 1982-1988

Latest Publications:

  • “Employment –Poverty linkages – Towards a pro-poor Employment Policy Framework in Egypt” July 2006, ILO, To be published. (Jointly with Naglaa El-Ehwany).
  • “Integrated Social Policies in Arab Countries”, Integration and Enlargement of The European Union: Lessons for the Arab Countries, editor El Ahwany, N, Published by Center for European Studies Cairo University and Conrad Edenhawar, 2006 ( Jointly with Alastair McAuley (University of Essex)).
  • “Poverty in Syria; Diagnosis and pro-poor policy considerations” UNDP, June 2005 ( Jointly with Khalid Abu-Ismail).
Working Papers

Labor Market, Urban Poverty and Propoor Employment Policies

A complicated relationship exists between labor market mechanisms and poverty.  Poverty might arise from labor ... read more


Working Papers

The Gender Dimensions of Poverty in Egypt

Gender dimensions of poverty are addressed, using the recent Household Expenditure, Income and Consumption Survey ... read more


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