Rana Hendy - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Rana Hendy

Research Associates

Assistant Professor, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar University

Areas of Interest:

  • Labor Economics
  • Microeconometrics
  • Gender Issues and Evaluation of Public Policies


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, 2010
  • M.A., Economics, Paris School of Economics, 2006
  • B.A., Cairo University, 2005


  • Assistant Professor, School of Public Administration and Economic Development, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Doha, Qatar. present
  • Part-time Economist and Research Associate, Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt. 2013-present
  • Assistant Professor, College of Business and Economics, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, 2013-2016
  • Research Internship, Population Council, Cairo, Egypt, Summer 2007

Latest Publications:

  • Rana Hendy and Edward Sayre (2016), “Female Labor Supply in Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan”, Young Generation Awakening, December, Oxford University Press, Great Britain. Forthcoming
  • Rana Hendy and Chahir Zaki (2016), “Trade Facilitation and Firms Exports: The Case of Egypt”, Middle East Development Journal. Forthcoming
  • Hoda El Enbaby, Rana Hendy and Chahir Zaki (2015), “Do SPS measures matter for margins of trade? Evidence from firm-level data”, Applied Economics, 48:21, 1949-1964.
  • “On Collective Models of Labor Supply”, CES Working Paper N. 2010. Submitted: in revision.
  • “Rethinking the effects of Marriage on Time Allocation of Egyptian Women: A Matching Analysis” CES Working Paper N. 2010.34. Submitted
  • “Assessing the Effects of Trade Liberalization on Wage Inequalities in Egypt: A Microsimulation Analysis” with Chahir Zaki (Paris School of Economics, France) Document de travail CREST. Submitted

Working Papers

Does International Migration Help Them Marry earlier? A Hazard Model for the Case of Egypt

Marriage represents an important step of entering adulthood in the Egyptian society and its delay ... read more

Policy Briefs

Untapping Low Female Labor Force Participation In Egypt: Ending The Marriage Mismatch

In a nutshell Despite significant increases in female educational attainment, Egyptian women’s labor force participation rate ... read more

Working Papers

Trade Facilitation and Firms Exports: The Case of Egypt

This paper tackles the impact of red tape barriers on firms’ exports. The topic of ... read more

Working Papers

Women’s Participation in the Egyptian Labor Market: 1998 – 2012

This paper examines the reasons for the persistently low participation of women in the Egyptian ... read more


Writing Winnin...

ERF receives many research proposals annually ... read more

Inequality of o...

ERF organized a parallel session at the ... read more

Measuring Inequ...

This one-day workshop was conducted for some ... read more

The Jordanian a...

As many countries struggle to construct economic ... read more

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