Who Is She


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Associate Professor of Economics
Amirah El-Haddad

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Cairo University


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)