Rania Salem - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Rania Salem

Research Associates

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto Scarborough


Areas of Interest:

  • Gender
  • Family and Marriage
  • Employment
  • Development

Education:

  • PhD ,Sociology, Princeton University, 2011
  • MSc , Sociology, University of Oxford, 2004
  • BA, Political Science, American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2001

Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto Scarborough, 2012-present
  • David E. Bell Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, 2011-2012
  • Consultant, World Bank Gender, Economic Research, and Policy Analysis pilot study “Domestic Violence, Women’s Health and Women’s Economic and Non-Economic Activities in Minya, Egypt”, 2010-2011

Latest Publications:

  •  Yount, Kathryn, Sarah Zureick-Brown, and Rania Salem. 2014. “Intimate Partner Violence and Women’s Economic and Non-Economic Activities in Minya, Egypt.”  Demography 51(1)
  • Salem, Rania.  2015. “Changes in the Institution of Marriage in Egypt from 1998 to 2012”  in Ragui Assaad and Caroline Krafft (eds.) The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution. Oxford:  Oxford University Press
Working Papers

Correlates of Kin Marriage in Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia

Although kin marriage is widely practiced in the MENA, the rationales that are thought to ... read more


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Changes in the Institution of Marriage in Egypt from 1998 To 2012

Fear over the perceived breakdown of the institution of marriage plagues many Egyptian policy-makers and ... read more


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Gendering the Costs and Benefits of the Arab Uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt Using the Gallup Surveys

The literature on gender and the Arab “Spring” has documented the role of female activists ... read more


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Is Women’s Work A Pathway to their Agency in Rural Egypt?

Whether work is performed for household members’ consumption (subsistence work) or for sale to others ... read more



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