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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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Mahmoud Al-Iriani

Economic Advisor, Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED)


Mohamad Al-Ississ

Royal Hashemite Court


Rania Al-Mashat

Ministry of Tourism


Majid A. Al-Moneef

Secretary General and a member of the Supreme Economic Council of Saudi Arabia.


Sulyman Al-Qudsi

Principal Research Specialist, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research


Suliman M. Al-Turki

Deputy Minister of Finance for International Financial Affairs


Omar Ahmad Yusuf Al-Ubaydli

Director of Economics and Energy Studies, Bahrain Center for Strategic International and Energy and Studies


Khamis Hamed Al-Yahyaee

Dean, College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University


Sumru Altug

Professor, Koc University


Hassan Aly

Dean, Business School, Nile University


Mohamed Saad Amerah

Economic consultant, Vice Chancellor of the City University College of Ajman


Galal Amin

Professor of Economics, American University in Cairo


Rabah Arezki

Chief Economist for Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank


Mohamed El Hedi Arouri

Professor of Finance and Sustainable Economics, Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis


Ragui Assaad

Professor of Planning and Public Affairs, University of Minnesota


Izak Atiyas

Associate Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Sabanci University