CONTEXT Since 2011, Jordan has been buffeted by powerful external forces related to the situation in neighboring countries. The deteriorating security situation in the region as a whole, and Syria in particular, resulted in large flows of refugees into Jordan, a
Egypt: Youth Essay Competition A dynamic Private Sector and Entrepreneurship are vital for growth, economic development, and job creation. In the current socioeconomic context, social entrepreneurship can play an important factor in the growth recovery for Egypt. Social entrepreneurship builds on
ERF’s 24th Annual Conference will be held 8-10 July 2018, in Cairo, Egypt. The main theme of the plenary sessions this year is The New Normal in the Global Economy: Challenges and Prospects for MENA.
To engage youth in finding innovative solutions to youth employment in Egypt, the ERF and the World Bank launched the first “Youth Essay Competition.” The competition addressed youth unemployment in Egypt, particularly focusing on youth training and job creation. It was
ERF 23rd Annual Conference ERF's Annual Conference has become the premiere regional event for economists of the Middle East, where new ideas are born, nourished and promoted, where the community of researchers meet, and where excellence is celebrated. The upcoming conference
ERF hosts a number of conferences and workshops each year, to disseminate ERF sponsored research and to bring stakeholders together to discuss new findings and the potential impact on policies. Moreover, nurturing promising researchers in the region lies at the heart of ERF's mission; accordingly, ERF also regularly holds capacity building events