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Research Fellows



Our Research Fellows

ERF Fellows are highly qualified economists, holding PhDs in economics or related fields and having published at least two articles in refereed journals. Research Fellows are the only affiliates with voting rights. Fellows are nominated by peers, screened by ERF’s Advisory Committee and approved by the Board of Trustees . They are selected on the basis of a criteria proposed by the advisory committee and approved by the Board of Trustees.

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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Mohammad Abbasi-Shavazi

Professor, Department of Demography, University of Tehran


Abdel Mahmoud M. Abdel Rahman

Professor, Department of Economics, King Saud University


Abla Abdel-Latif

Egyptian Center for Economic Studies


Touhami Abdelkhalek

Professor of Higher Education, National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics


Hala Abou-Ali

Secretary-General, National Council for Childhood, Egypt


Abdelfattah Abu-Shokor

Professor of Economics, An-Najah National University


Bassam AbuAl-Foul

Associate Professor of Economics, American University of Sharjah


Lahcen Achy

Senior Economist, International Monetary Fund


Ahmet Halis Akder

Professor of Economic Policy, Middle East Technical University, Turkey


Shireen Al Azzawi

Lecturer, Department of Economics, Santa Clara University, CA, USA


Mazin Al Janabi

Full Professor of Finance & Banking, EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Monterrey Institute of Technology), Santa Fe Campus, Mexico City


Almukhtar Saif Al-Abri

Assistant Professor of Economics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman


Yousef Hamad Al-Ebraheem

Economic Advisor, The Amiri Diwan in the capacity of Minister, Kuwait


Abdulrazak Al-Faris

Executive Director, Economic Policies & Affairs, Dubai Economic Council


Mahmoud Al-Iriani

Economic Advisor, Economic Policy and Research Center, Dubai Economic Council, UAE


Mohamad Al-Ississ

Royal Hashemite Court