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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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Javad Sadeghi

Head, Department of Economic Development and Planning, Islamic Azad University, Khominishahr Unit, Isfahan, Iran.


Raed Safadi

Department of Economic Development, UAE


Afsin Sahin

Associate Professor of Economics, Gazi University


Mona Said

Assistant Professor of Economics, Economics Department, The American University in Cairo


Nasser Saidi

Nasser Saidi & Associates


Sameh Sakr

Assistant Professor, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt


Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

Professor, Virginia Tech University


Serdar Sayan

Professor of Economics and Dean, Graduate School of Social Sciences, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey


Khalid Sekkat

Full Professor of Economics, University of Brussels


Hoda Selim

Dubai Economic Council


Tarek Selim

Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, American University in Cairo


Nemat Shafik

Bank of England


Hania Sholkamy

Associate Research Professor, The Social Research Center, American University in Cairo


Gholamreza Soltani

Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Shiraz University, Iran


Moez Souissi

Economist, International Monetary Fund – Middle East and Central Asia Department