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Policy Affiliates



Our Policy Affiliates

The Policy Affiliate category is intended for economists who no longer engage in academic research but are active in conducting policy work, advising policymakers and building research capacity through teaching. Policy Affiliates are nominated by the Advisory Committee and appointed by the Board of Trustees. Membership in this category is not open for application.

our Affiliates

ERF affiliates form the backbone of our network, representing 20 countries in the region, with 70 percent of all affiliates residing in the region.  Currently, there are 311 affiliates: 179 Research Fellows, 66 Research Associates, 42 Senior Associates and 24 Policy Affiliates.

Other affiliates

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Khalid Abu-Ismail

Chief of Economic Development and Poverty Section, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia


Faten Al Jabsheh

Research Scientist, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) – TechnoEconomics Division


Ahmed Al-Kawaz

Professor of Economics, Arab Planning Institute (API)


Mohammed Al-Maitami

Professor of Economics, Sana’a University


Nourah Al-Yousef

Chairman Deputy for Economic Department, King Saud University


Marwan Al-Zoubi

Chief Financial and Economic Expert ,Saudi Arabian Parsons Limited, Saudi Arabia


Savas Alpay

Director General, Statistical Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC)