This Blog is written by Aalaa Halaka “Six months ago, I warned about the risk of a ‘new mediocre’—low growth for a long time. Today, we must prevent that
During the ERF 24th Annual Conference, Raed Safadi (Dubai Department of Economic Development) participated as discussant in a parallel session on international economics, focusing
Rabah Arzeki is the Chief Economist for Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank. During the recent ERF 24th Annual Conference
Hadi Salehi Esfahani from the University of Illinois presented in the third and closing panel at the ERF 24th Annual Conference.
Mustapha Nabli (North Africa Bureau of Economic Studies International) took the floor in the third and closing panel at the ERF 24th Annual Conference.
H.E. Rania Al-Mashat is the current Minister of Tourism in Egypt and she has an extensive experience on monetary policy, having worked at the Central Bank of Egypt on developing
The second plenary session at the ERF 24th Annual Conference featured a keynote speech from Raimundo Soto, Associate Professor of Economics at the
Understanding the Asian economic growth miracle has been -and continues to be- a topic of great interest for economists around the globe. East Asian countries have witnessed dramatic economic as
Racha Ramadan (Cairo University) was a panelist in the special session Rethinking Inequality in Arab States, which took place during the ERF 24th Annual
The Economic Research Forum and ESCWA are embarking on a joint report on Rethinking Inequality in Arab states. During the
Kamiar Mohaddes (University of Cambridge) participated in the second plenary at the ERF 24th Annual Conference. After his presentation, we caught up with him
During the ERF 24th Annual Conference, Ahmed Ghoneim (Cairo University) participated as discussant in a parallel session on trade policy and the MENA region.
During the ERF 24th Annual Conference, Mohamed Ali Mourani (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University) participated as discussant in a parallel session on inequality and early
Jaime de Melo, former professor at the University of Geneva, chaired a parallel session focusing on fiscal policy during the ERF 24th Annual Conference.
Hamid Mohtadi from University of Wisconsin an University of Minnesota was the discussant of two papers about role of government spending in economic growth, presented at the
Gouda Abdel-Khalek is Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University. At the ERF 24th Annual Conference, he participated as