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Religion: A Plural Reality with Multiple Meanings

This blog is written by Political Science Professor and former Parliamentarian Dr. Mona Makram-Ebeid   The effects of the restructuring of traditional state power engendered by globalization on the political, economic and ... read more

ERF to Hold Kuwait Conference on Monetary and Fiscal Institutions in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

The Economic Research Forum (ERF) will hold a conference on Monetary and Fiscal Institutions in Resource-Rich Arab Economies on November 4-5, 2015, in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The event, being ... read more

Institutions, Oil and Macroeconomic Management… What Does it Take to End the Resource Curse?

This blog is written by Hoda Selim, an economist at the Economic Research Forum Natural resource wealth has been often blamed for the poor economic and development outcomes in oil-rich Arab ... read more

It Takes Two Functioning Cylinders to Operate the Macroeconomic Locomotive

The Fiscal-Monetary Interdependence in Oil-Dependent Arab Economies This blog is written by Ibrahim Elbadawi, director of the Macroeconomics Research and Forecasting Department at the Dubai Economic Council and Research ... read more

Don’t Blame the Abundance of Oil!

Kamiar Mohaddes, ERF Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer and Fellow in Economics at Girton College, University of Cambridge, UK. According to the resource curse paradox, abundance of ... read more

ERF 20th Annual Conference: Economic Development and Social Justice

This year’s Annual Conference is very special; it marks the 20th anniversary of the Economic Research Forum (ERF). This is a cause for celebration, not only because ERF has become ... read more

Apply for ERF Visiting Scholars Program

The Visiting Scholars Program is a highly selective program that allows senior scholars (Senior Visiting Scholars) and researchers in the early stages of their careers (Visiting Scholars) to spend some ... read more

Training on Analysis of Panel & Retrospective Household Survey Data

ERF organized a training workshop on December 9-11, 2013. The workshop covered techniques for analyzing panel and retrospective data, which are data for which we either have multiple observations at ... read more

Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS 2012) is now Available!

The Economic Research Forum (ERF) is pleased to announce the public release of the 2012 round of the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS 2012)