Raed Safadi - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Raed Safadi

Research Fellows

Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai, UAE


Areas of Interest:

  • Macroeconomics
  • International Trade
  • International Finance

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Economics. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 1989

Experience:

  • Department of Economic Development, UAE-Present
  • Deputy-Director, Trade and Development Division, the Trade & Agriculture Directorate, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France, Jun. 2009 
  • Chief Economist, Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai, Dec. 2008 – Jun. 2009
  • Head of the Trade and Development Division, the Trade & Agriculture Directorate, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France, Aug. 2001 – Nov. 2008

Latest Publications:

  • Safadi, Raed. 2006. The Legacy of Trade Reforms in the Arab Countries, The OPEC Fund for International Development, Vienna, December 2006.
  • Safadi, Raed and Abdelbasset Chemingui. 2005. Saudi Arabia Long Road to WTO Membership: The Potential Payoffs, ERF, Cairo, December 2005.
  • Safadi, Raed and Sam Laird and Alessandro Turini), “The WTO and Development.” In Douglas Nelson (editor), The Political Economy of Policy Reforms, Elsevier, 2004.

 

Working Papers

The MENA Countries and the Uruguay Round and Beyond

The paper aims to identify the interests and concerns of MENA countries in the new ... read more


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International Agreements and the Environment

Abstract This paper focuses upon the links between trade and the environment, and the use of ... read more


Working Papers

The ‘New’ Trade Theories and New Trading Opportunities for Turkey

Abstract The paper presents a selective review of the 'new' theories of international trade and examines ... read more


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The Impact of the Uruguay Round Agreements on ESCWA Countries’ Manufactured Exports

Abstract The paper assesses the impact of the Uruguay Round Agreements on ESCWA countries' exports of ... read more


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Global Challenges and Opportunities Facing MENA Countries at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Abstract The premise of the paper is that when the forces driving the globalization of the ... read more


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