Research Associates are promising young regional scholars holding a PhD in Economics or a related subject whom ERF assists in capacity building. Research associates are nominated by peers, screened by ERF’s Advisory Committee and approved by the Board of Trustees . They are non-voting members of the ERF constituency.
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.