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Rami Galal

Research Associates

Assistant Professor, American University in Cairo

Areas of Interest:

  • Development Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Institutional Economics


  • PhD in Economics, University of London, SOAS
  • MA in Economics, American University in Cairo
  • B.A.&Sc. in Economics and Philosophy, Boston University


  • Assistant Professor, American University in Cairo, 2016 – present

Latest Publications:

  • Galal, Rami and Said, Mona. (2018). The Evolution of Wage Formation and Inequality in Jordan. In R. Assaad and C. Kra t (Eds.), The Jordanian Labor Market in the Face of External Shocks. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Forthcoming.
  • Galal, Rami, Said, Mona and Joekes, Susan. (2018). Gender Diversity, Firm Productivity and Wages. Working Paper Series No. 1207. Egypt: Economic Research Forum.
  • Galal, Rami and Malaeb, Bilal. (2018). Migration and Child Labor in Egypt. Presented at the
    American Economic Association 2018 Annual Conference.
  • El Enbaby, Hoda and Galal, Rami. (2015). Inequality of Opportunity in Income and Wealth in Egypt. Working Paper Series No. 952. Egypt: Economic Research Forum.
Policy Briefs

Towards Greater Gender Diversity in the Workplace in Egypt

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Working Papers

Inequality and Income Mobility in Egypt

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