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Research Associates



Our Research Associates

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.

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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Ahmed Rashad

Senior Economist, Economic Studies and Policies Sector, Government of Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Reham Rizk

Assistant Professor, British University in Egypt


Ahmed Rostom

Senior Financial Sector Specialist, World Bank’s Finance and Market Global Practice – South Asia Region


Rania Roushdy

Associate Professor, American University in Cairo