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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.

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Sameh Sakr

Assistant Professor, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt


Mohamed Saleh

Assistant Professor, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST)


Rania Salem

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto Scarborough


Nisreen Salti

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, American University of Beirut


Shaker Sarsour

Economic Researcher, Research and Monetary Policy Department,Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA)


Hoda Selim

Economist, Economic Research Forum


Irène Selwaness

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University


Mesbah Sharaf

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Alberta, Canada


Alaa Shehabi

Lecturer in Economics, Bahrain Institute for Banking and Finance


Davoud Souri

Assistant Professor, Iran Banking Institute