Who Is She

Heba Handoussa
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Lead Author, National Human Development Report for Egypt
Heba Handoussa

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Giza
Egypt

Contact information / Work

Economic Research Forum
Giza
Egypt

Education

PhD, Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, The University of London, 1974
Msc, Economics, The University of London, 1970
BA, Economics, The American University in Cairo, 1966

Competences

Arabic
English

Work history

Director and Lead Author, National Human Development Report for Egypt, 2007-2010
Research Director, Gender Economic Research Policy Analysis, 2006
Managing Director, The Economic Research Forum for the Arab Countries, Iran and Turkey, 1993-2003
Vice-Provost, The American University in Cairo, 1990-1992
Professor, Department of Economics and Political Science, The American University in Cairo, 1977-1990
“The Quest for Economic Reform and Structural Transformation in the Arab Region”, presented to the High-Level Round Table of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), 2006
Arab Women and Economic Development, editor. A volume of papers presented at a seminar held at the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development in Kuwait. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2005
Employment Creation and Social Protection in the Middle East and North Africa, co-edited with Zaffiris Tzannatos, Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2002
Institutional Reform and Economic Development in Egypt, co-edited with Noha El-Mikawy, Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2002
“Implementating Social Development in Egypt: The Economic and Budgetary Dimension,” prepared for the National Conference on Social Development, Egypt, October 1999

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