Nagla Rizk

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of Economics

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
The American University in Cairo
Department: 
Economics, Access to Knowledge for Development Center, School of Business
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt

Education

PhD, Economics, McMaster University, Canada

MA, Economics, The American University in Cairo

BA, Economics, The American University in Cairo

Competences

Business Models in the Digital Economy

Economics of Knowledge

Information Technology and Development

Intellectual Property and Human Development

Languages: 

Arabic

English

French

Jobs

Work history: 

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, The American University in Cairo

Associate Professor of Economics and former Department Chair, The American University in Cairo

Founding director, Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D), The American University in Cairo

Affiliated Fellow, Information Society Project, Yale Law School

Honorary office and memberships: 

Founding Member, Access to Knowledge Global Academy, in collaboration with Yale Law School and partners from Brazil, China, India, South Africa and the United States.

Member of the Advisory Board, IQsensato international research and policy think tank

Member of the Board, the Genero Initiative for copyright

Member of the Board, Khazindar Case Center, the American University in Cairo

Productions and works: 

Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development, Rizk and Shaver, eds, Bloomsbury Academic, 2010.

"Towards Productive Intercommunication for Knowledge". Arab Knowledge Report  (Co-authors: Kamal Abdul Latif, Omar Bizri, Mouin Hamza and Ramzi Salama), Al Maktoum Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme, 2009.

"Access to Knowledge in Egypt: Economic, Global and Local Perspectives". Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development, Rizk and Shaver, eds, Bloomsbury Academic, 2010.

"Notes from Egypt's Alternative Music Scene: Business Models, Commons and Copyright". Journal of World Intellectual Property, January 2010.