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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.

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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

Ministry of Finance, Economic Adviser

Mohammed Al-Maitami

Professor of Economics, Sana’a University

Nourah Al-Yousef

Director, UBS, Saudi Arabia

Marwan Al-Zoubi

Professor, Germany Jordanian University

Savas Alpay

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

Mohamed Bakhshoodeh

Professor and Head of Agricultural Economics Department, Shiraz University

Abdel-Hameed Bashir

Lead Evaluation Officer/Lead Economist, Islamic Development Bank, Saudi Arabia

Hakim Ben Hammouda

Former Interim Minister of Finance, Tunisia

Ralph Chami

Division Chief for Libya, Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen, Middle East and Central Asia Department, IMF

Rola Dashti

FARO International, Kuwait

Laila El Khawaga

Cairo University

Alia El Mahdi

Dean, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University

Safaa El-Kogali

Senior Economist, World Bank

Nihal El-Megharbel

First Assistant to the Minister of Planning