May Gadallah - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

May Gadallah

Research Associates

Assistant Professor, Departments of Statistics, Cairo University

Areas of Interest:

  • Labor and human resouces
  • Econometrics
  • Gender
  • Epidemiology


  • Ph.D., Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2006
  • M.Sc., Statistics, Cairo University, 1995
  • B.Sc., Statistics, Cairo University, 1989


  • Assistant Professor, Cairo University, Egypt, 2007-present
  • Consultant, Population Council, Middle East, Egypt, Nov.2010-Dec.2010
  • Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 2004-2006

Latest Publications:

  • Imputing Monetary Value to Egyptian Females’ Unpaid Domestic and Care Work. Abd Eallatif D., and Gadallah M. Journal of Development and Economic Policies. Vol 13. No.1 31-56, January 2011.
  • Transition to Employment and Marriage among Young Men in Egypt. Assaad, R., Binzel C., Gadallah M. Middle East development Journal MEDJ. Vol.2, issue 1: 39-88; 2010.
  • Meta-Analysis of Residential Magnetic Field Exposure and Childhood Brain Cancer. Mezei G, Gadallah M, Kheifets L, Epidemiology. 19(3):424-430, May 2008.
Working Papers

The Informalization of the Egyptian Economy (1998-2012): A Factor in Growing Wage Inequality?

Variations in hourly wage rates explain most of gross earnings inequality among all workers in ... read more

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The Effect of Mothers’ Employment on Youth Gender Role Attitudes: Evidence From Egypt

Cross-nationally, having a working mother during childhood is associated with more egalitarian attitudes among both ... read more

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Young People’s Gender Role Attitudes Over the Transition to Adulthood in Egypt

Change in gender role attitudes is a neglected dimension of research on the transition ... read more

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Factors of Career Mobility in Egypt by Gender

Abstract The paper focuses on a critical determinant, not only of females participating in the labor ... read more

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Labor Market Adjustment during the World Financial Crisis: Evidence from Egypt

Abstract The main objective of this paper is to investigate the impact of the world financial ... read more


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