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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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Mehmet Balcilar

Professor, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus


Mina Baliamoune Lutz

Professor and Kip Distinguished Research Fellow of Economics, University of North Florida


Badi Baltagi

Distinguished Professor of Economics, Syracuse University


Ahmad Qassem Bani Melhem

Associate Professor, Abu Dhabi University


Cem Baslevent

Professor, Department of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University


Ali Bayar

President, EcoMod.


Adel Ben Youssef

Professor of Economics – University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis


Jess Benhabib

Professor of Economics, New York University


Omar Benkato

Professor of Finance, Ball State University


Samy Bennaceur

University of 7 November, Carthage


Hakan Berument

Professor, Bilkent University


Sami Bibi

Research Advisor, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), Labour Program, Research and Data Development (RDD) Division, Canada


David Bishai

Professor, Johns Hopkins University


Narjess Boubakri

Associate Professor, HEC Montréal


Mongi Boughzala

Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Tunis El Manar