Heba Handoussa

Heba Handoussa

Managing Director, Egypt Network for Integrated Development

Areas of Interest:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Labor Markets and Human Development
  • Industrial Organization

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, The University of London, UK, 1974
  • M.A., M.Sc. Economics, The University of London, UK, 1970
  • B.A. Economics, The American University in Cairo, 1966

Experience:

  • Member of the Board of Trustees, El Nidaa Foundation, 2019-present
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees, El Nidaa Foundation, 2017-2019
  • Managing Director, Egypt Network for Integrated Development, 2012-Present
  • Director and Lead Author, National Human Development Report for Egypt 2007, 2007-2012
  • Research Director, Gender Economic Research and Policy Analysis (GERPA), 2006-2007
  • Director and Lead Author, National Human Development Report for Egypt, 2003-2005

Latest Publications:

  • Handoussa H. and Noha Fadl, “Policy Lessons for Integrated Development in Upper Egypt”, Policy Brief for Egypt Network for Integrated Development (ENID), 2015
  • Handoussa H. and Iskandar M. “Case Study of ENID’s Activities at Mid Term”, Egypt Network for Integrated Development (ENID), 2015.
  • “Analysis of Social Policies Affecting Egyptian Rural Communities”, Lead author for  Report prepared by Heba Handoussa and Gillian Potter and published by the African Development Bank (AFDB), 2014.
  • “Effective School to Work Transition: Policy Recommendations”, Policy Brief for Egypt Network for Integrated Development (ENID), 2013.
  • “Reformulating Labour Market Policies for Egypt”, co-author Mohamed Ramadan, prepared for African Development Bank, 2012.
  • Situation analysis: key development challenges facing Egypt, Lead author Situation Analysis Taskforce, Egyptian Government and UN Agencies, Egypt, 2010.
The Role of the State: The Case of Egypt

Areas of Interest: Macroeconomics Labor Markets and Human Development Industrial Organization Education: Ph.D., Economics, School of Oriental and... Read More

April, 1994

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ERF 30th Annual Conference: Tragedies of Regional Conflicts and Promises of Peacebuilding

Areas of Interest: Macroeconomics Labor Markets and Human Development Industrial Organization Education: Ph.D., Economics, School of Oriental and... Read More

Apr 21, 2024

Conferences
Reimagining Social Protection in MENA

Areas of Interest: Macroeconomics Labor Markets and Human Development Industrial Organization Education: Ph.D., Economics, School of Oriental and... Read More

Nov 19, 2023

Annual Conferences
ERF 29th Annual Conference: The Future of MENA Development Path: Risks and Opportunities in an Emerging World Order

Areas of Interest: Macroeconomics Labor Markets and Human Development Industrial Organization Education: Ph.D., Economics, School of Oriental and... Read More

May 04, 2023

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