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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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Magda Kandil

Chief Economist and Director of Research, Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates


Massoud Karshenas

Professor of Economics, University of London


Hanaa Kheir-El-Din

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


Motaz Khorshid

Director, Arab Council For Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Association of the Arab Universities


Murat Kirdar

Associate Professor, Boğaziçi University


Atif Kubursi

Professor, McMaster University


Timur Kuran

Professor of Economics and Political Science, Duke University


Ali M. Kutan

Professor of Economics and Finance, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville