Amirah El-Haddad

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Associate Professor of Economics

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Company name: 
Cairo University
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 Ph.D., Economics, University of Maryland, USA. 2005

 MA, Economics of Development, Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands. 1997

B.Sc., Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. 1993


 Economics of Development 

 Institutional Economics

Industrial Organization






Work history: 

 Associate Professor, Economics Department, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. 2005 - Present.

 Part-time Assistant Professor, Economics Department, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Political Science, British University in Egypt. 2007

World Bank Consultant, Operations Evaluation Department.

Honorary office and memberships: 

Board Member, Partners in Development (PID) 2009 - Present

Member, Arab Society for Economics Research (ASFER) 2009 - Present

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, the Lahore Journal of Economics.

Productions and works: 
El-Haddad, A. (2015), "Breaking the Shackles: The Structural Challenge of Growth and Transformation for Egypt's Industrial Sector, in Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy: A Comparative Analysis of Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey and Case Studies", Vol. 2 & 3, European Investment Bank.

El-Haddad, A., (2010), "Egypt versus South Korea: divergent paths to industrialization" in Role of the State in a Mixed Economy, (Abdallah Shehata, Ed.) Cairo: Partners in Development (PID).

 "Effects of the Global Crisis on the Egyptian Textiles and Clothing Sector: A Blessing in Disguise?" ECES Working Paper No. 156. Cairo: Egyptian Center for Economics Studies. 2010

"Labor Market Gender Discrimination under Structural Adjustment: the Case of Egypt." Social Research Center Working Paper #003. American University in Cairo.



Research grant for the 10th Round of the Economic Research Forum - Global Development Network Regional Research Competition. Principal Investigator (2010-2011)


 Government Financial Honor Award (1989-93)