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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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Omar Benkato

Professor of Finance, Ball State University


Samy Bennaceur

Deputy Division Chief, IMF


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


Mongi Boughzala

Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Tunis El Manar


Asena Caner

TOBB-University of Economics and Technology


Jad Chaaban

Associate Professor of Economics, American University of Beirut


Mohamed El Arbi Chaffai

Professor, Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion de Sfax


Houssem Eddine Chebbi

Associate Professor, Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management of Nabeul (FSEGN), University of Carthage


Mohamed Chemingui

Senior economist, Chief of regional integration section, Economic Development and Globalization Division, ESCWA


Mouna Cherkaoui

Professor, Mohamed V University


Seyit Mümin Cilasun

Research Advisor (Visiting), Structural Economic Research Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT), Atilim University


Mine Cinar

Professor and Area Coordinator of Economics, Loyola University


Georges Corm

Head, Georges Corm Consulting Office, Lebanon


Leila Dagher

Associate Professor of Economics and the Director of the Institute of Financial Economics at the American University of Beirut