The Dynamics of Poverty and Inequality in an Era of Economic Liberalization: The Case of Egypt - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

The Dynamics of Poverty and Inequality in an Era of Economic Liberalization: The Case of Egypt

Topic: D6. Welfare Economics I3. Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty


Status:
completed Project


This project studied the impact of growth on poverty and inequality in Egypt. More concretely, it examined in detail the effectof growth on poverty and income distribution changes between 1988 and 2006, analyzing the dynamics of moving in and out of poverty and inequality, and identifying the determinants of chronic and transitory poverty over this period and the determinants of moving between and within income groups.

Policy Affiliates

Alia El Mahdi

Dean, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University


Research Fellows

Shireen Al Azzawi

Lecturer, Department of Economics, Santa Clara University, CA, USA


Research Fellows

Mona Said

Assistant Professor of Economics, Economics Department, The American University in Cairo


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