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DEBTCON7 – CALL FOR PAPERS

Mahmoud Sami Nabi from the Polytechnic School of Tunis participated in the ERF 17th Annual Conference, where he presented a paper on the resilience of Islamic banks to the financial crisis. According to the findings of his research, before the... Read More

Global Development Awards Competition 2023

Mahmoud Sami Nabi from the Polytechnic School of Tunis participated in the ERF 17th Annual Conference, where he presented a paper on the resilience of Islamic banks to the financial crisis. According to the findings of his research, before the... Read More

Ibrahim Elbadawi’s Gives Pearson Annual Lecture | 2023

Mahmoud Sami Nabi from the Polytechnic School of Tunis participated in the ERF 17th Annual Conference, where he presented a paper on the resilience of Islamic banks to the financial crisis. According to the findings of his research, before the... Read More

Arab Conference for Cooperation on Climate Change, 29-30...

Mahmoud Sami Nabi from the Polytechnic School of Tunis participated in the ERF 17th Annual Conference, where he presented a paper on the resilience of Islamic banks to the financial crisis. According to the findings of his research, before the... Read More

جريدة الشروق: “محمود محيي الدين: تنفيذ العمل التنموي...

Mahmoud Sami Nabi from the Polytechnic School of Tunis participated in the ERF 17th Annual Conference, where he presented a paper on the resilience of Islamic banks to the financial crisis. According to the findings of his research, before the... Read More

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Have Islamic Banks Been More Resistant than Conventional Banks to the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis?

Mahmoud Sami Nabi from the Polytechnic School of Tunis participated in the ERF 17th Annual Conference, where he presented a paper on the resilience of Islamic banks to the financial crisis. According to the findings of his research, before the... Read More

Institutional Development Key to Building Democracy Across Arab Region

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="ERF 17th Annual Conference - Panel Plenary Session 1"][/caption] Lack of democracy has arguably contributed to the lag in major aspects of Arab development, but as the Arab region contemplates its democratic future, on the back... Read More

Hausmann and the ‘Fitness Function’ of Economic and Political Systems

In plenary session I « Democracy (Open Society) and Economic Development: The Politics of Policymaking”, Ricardo Hausmann, Director of the Centre of International Development (CID) & Professor of the Practice of Economic Development at Harvard University, addressed the following question: “Economic... Read More

ERF 17th Annual Conference: Report Plenary Session 1

After the welcome and opening remarks, the ERF 17th Annual Conference took off with its first plenary session, that set the tone of discussion and provided inspiring food for thought that will inform the conversations in rest of the event.... Read More

Opening of the ERF’s 17th Annual Conference

Abdlatif Al-Hamad, the Director General/Chairman of Board of Directors of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), welcomed the participants to ERF’s 17th Annual Conference which is dedicated to “Politics and Economic Development”, and expressed his delight at... Read More

Op-Ed: ‘Politics and Economics – Economic Research Forum’s 17th Annual Conference’

At graduate school, admittedly a few decades ago, conventional wisdom had it that economics was about offering policymakers welfare-improving options - the political process and political regimes were a given. However, as time went by, it became increasingly apparent that... Read More

The Post-Revolutionary Economic Prospects of Egypt

Despite reforms in the mid-1970s and early 1990s that helped liberalize its economy, Egypt is still considered as a relatively poor country. The deceptive 5.3% growth rate in 2010 have been made negligible by the unbalanced distribution of wealth and... Read More

ERF 17th Annual Conference to Focus on the Interaction Between Politics, Economic Policies and Development Outcomes

This year’s ERF Annual Conference conference focuses on the politics, economic policies and development outcomes. In light of recent political transformation in the Middle East the topics to be discussed will move beyond the theoretical, bearing new significance. Among those... Read More

“How a Lack of Political Reform Undermined Economic Reform”: The case of Egypt

Over the past decades, the US and EU have been investing in the economic reforms in Egypt, while showing less commitment to promoting political liberalization, believing wrongly that economic reforms would eventually pave the way for political reforms. From the... Read More

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