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Politics and economics at the crossroads

This is a cross-post of a piece entitled “Political Economy” written by Niveen Wahish, published on Al Ahram Weekly Newspaper Egypt’s upcoming parliamentary ... read more


The Evolution of Thinking About Development – Part 1

This interview was published in the ERF “Forum“, Vol. 21 No.2 Autumn 2014 ERF keeping in tune with changing economic thought on development strategies and policies has interviewed Ravi Kanbur to ... read more


The Evolution of Thinking About Development – Part 2

This interview was published in the ERF “Forum“, Vol. 21 No.2 Autumn 2014 ERF keeping in tune with changing economic thought on development strategies and policies has interviewed Ravi ... read more


Growth or equity: which comes first?

In any discussion of development, one dilemma invariably comes to the forefront: which should come first, growth or equity? Nowhere is this debate more pressing than in transitioning Arab countries, ... read more


ERF’s 21st Annual Conference Nearing

This blog is written by Ahmed Goher, Economic Research Forum From 2010 to around mid-2012, uprisings swept MENA in what has come to be known as the ... read more


ERF 21st Annual Conference Kicks Off

This blog is written by Ahmed Goher (Economic Research Forum) Economic Research Forum’s (ERF) 21st Annual Conference kicked off on ... read more


Disentangling the Complex Relationship between Democracy and Development: Part I

This blog post is written by Ahmed Goher (Economic Research Forum) Economic Research Forum (ERF) held the first plenary session of its 21st Annual Conference on March 20 in ... read more


Disentangling the Complex Relationship between Democracy and Development: Part II

This blog post is written by Ahmed Goher (Economic Research Forum) In an attempt to understand the causal relationship between democracy and development, Adam Przeworski, Carroll and Milton Professor of ... read more


Forms of Democracy and Development

This blog is written by Ahmed Goher (Economic Research Forum) The Economic Research Forum (ERF) held its second plenary session on ‘Forms of Democracy and Development’ on March 21, in ... read more


Navigating the Transitions to Democracy

This post is written by Ahmed Goher (Economic Research Forum) The Economic Research Forum (ERF) brought together speakers Eva Bellin (Brandeis University), Erik Berglof (London School ... read more


ERF 22ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR PROPOSALS

This blog is edited by Ahmed Goher (Economic Research Forum) The Economic Research Forum (ERF) announced that is inviting proposals for papers to be presented in ERF’s 22nd Annual Conference, ... read more


Economic Research Forum Holds Training Workshop on ‘Measurements and Analysis of Opinion Poll Data’

This blog is written by Ahmed Goher (Economic Research Forum) The Economic Research Forum held a three-day training workshop, from May 10-12 at its headquarters in Cairo, on the ... read more


ERF Holds Workshop on the Political Economy of the Private Sector in the Middle East

The Economic Research Forum is organizing a workshop on “The Political Economy of the Private Sector in the Middle East,” June 5-6, 2015, in Oxford, UK. The workshop, ... read more


How “Private” are MENA Capital Markets?

This blog is written by Alissa Amico (Program Manager, MENA, Corporate Affairs Division, OECD). Most stock exchanges in the Middle East, with the exception of the Palestine ... read more


The Egyptian Labor Market: Both Cause and Casualty of the 2011 Revolution

This blog is written by Ragui Assaad, an ERF Research Fellow and a professor of planning and public affairs at the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota. He ... read more


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