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Mona Farid Badran

Research Associates

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University


Areas of Interest:

  • Economics of Telecommunications

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, Cairo University, Egypt, 2009
  • M.A., Economics, Georgia State University, USA, 2003
  • B.A., Economics, Cairo University, Egypt, 1993

Experience:

  • Associate Professor – Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
  • Senior Economist, Egyptian Ministry of Investment, Jan.2010
  • Lecturer, Cairo University, Egypt, Oct.2009-Present
  • Consultant, Orange R&D Labs, Egypt, Apr.2009-Oct.2009

Latest Publications:

  • “Mobile Money Services in Egypt: Un-materialized Opportunity”, ITU, Focus Group on Digital Financial Services, EBES 18th conference, American University of Sharjah, UAE, January 2016.
  • “ Mobile Money Services in Egypt: Un-materialized Opportunity”, ITU, Focus Group on Digital Financial Services, DFS-I-158, Geneva 15-16 December 2015, Switzerland.
  • “Empowering Female-Owned SMEs with ICT in A Group of Selected Arab Countries and Brazil”, Internet Science, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 9089, 2015, pp 30-48, May 2015.
  • “The ICT sector and Its Contribution in Building the knowledge- based economy” Textbook for Knowledge –based Economy course ( in Arabic), published by Anglo Egyptian Bookshop, 2015.
  • “Young people and the digital divide in Egypt: an empirical study”, Euroasian Economic Review, DOI 10.1007/s40822-014-0008-z, Springer, 2014
  • “ICT and Women’s empowerment in Egypt : An empirical Study “, Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences& Humanities, Vol. 22 (S) Mar. 2014, Universiti Putra Malaysia Presss, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Working Papers

The Impact of Broadband Infrastructure on Economic Growth in Egypt and Some Arab and Emerging Countries

Abstract Infrastructure investments expansion typically adds to the productive capacity in an economy, and thus to ... read more


Working Papers

Young People and the Digital Divide in Egypt: An Empirical Study

This paper uses an ordered probit model to empirically assess the determinants of the digital ... read more


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