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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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Amany El Anshasy

Assistant Professor, United Arab Emirates University


Mahmoud El Jafari

Dean, College of Business and Economics , AlQuds University


Najat El Mekkaoui

Professor of Economics ,University Paris-Dauphine


Mohamed El-Erian

Former CEO and co-CIO of PIMCO


Mahmoud El-Gamal

Rice University, USA


Fatma El-Hamidi

Adjunct Professor, University of Pittsburgh


Heba El-Laithy

Professor of Statistics, Cairo University


Noha El-Mikawy

Regional Representative/Regional Director, Ford Foundation


Ibrahim Elbadawi

Managing Director, Economic Research Forum


Can Erbil

Professor, Department of Economics, Boston College


Hasan Ersel

Faculty Member, Faculty of Management & Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University


Refik Erzan

Professor, Department of Economics, and Director, Center for Economics and Econometrics (CEE), Bogazici University, Istanbul


Hadi Salehi Esfahani

Professor of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign