Economic Research

Economics Research Seminar Series

Basit Zafar

Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from the Field and Lab

Basit Zafar

Professor of Economics, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Ragui Assaad

Labor Markets in the Middle East and North Africa during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ragui Assaad

Professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota and Research Fellow at the Economic Research Forum

Monday, March 7, 2022

Wifag Adnan

Are Work Permit Markets Welfare-Enhancing?

Wifag Adnan
Assistant Professor of Economics at Social Science Division, New York University - Abu Dhabi

Monday, February 28, 2022

Ernesto Reuben

Understanding Gender Biases in Job Referrals

Ernesto Reuben
Professor of Economics, New York University - Abu Dhabi

Monday, December 6, 2021

Alexis Antoniades

The Blockade Against Qatar: A Blessing in Disguise?

Alexis Antoniades
Director, Chair of International Economics, Georgetown University – Qatar

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Ahmed El Sayed

The Women Empowering Effect of Higher Education

Ahmed El Sayed
Senior Researcher at IZA – Institute of Labor Economics, Germany

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Adel Osman

Big Loans to Small Businesses: Predicting Winners and Losers in an Entrepreneurial Lending Experiment

Adam Osman
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Semih Tumen

Training Teachers for Diversity

Online live webinar.

Semih Tumen
Professor of Economics TED University

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Ina Ganguli

Information and Social Norms: Experimental Evidence on the Labor Market Aspirations of Saudi Women

Online live webinar.

Ina Ganguli
Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Christophe Muller

Disappearance of the Egyptian’s Lower Middle Class

Christophe Muller

University of Aix-Marseille

May 5, 2019

Sofia Franco

Commuting, Parking, and Urban Form: Lessons for Cairo

Sofia Franco

Nova University of Lisbon

April 15, 2019

Ioannis Bournakis

National Efficiency in SSA and MENA countries: The Role of Legal Origins, Judiciary, and Ethnic Heterogeneity

Ioannis Bournakis

Middlesex University, UK

April 14, 2019

Leila Baghdadi

The Dynamics of High Growth Firms: Evidence from Tunisia

Leila Baghdadi

Tunis Business School

April 9, 2019

Wasseem Mina

Diaspora and Government Welfare Spending: Do Migrant Remittances Increase Public Social Protection?

Wasseem Mina

United Arab Emirates University

April 9, 2019

Kamiar Mohadess

Macroeconomic Consequences of Climate Change: Cross-Country and Within-Country Evidence

Kamiar Mohadess

University of Cambridge

March 26, 2019

Jackie Wahba

Upward or Downward: Occupational mobility and return migration (with focus on Egypt)

Jackie Wahba

University of Southampton

March 14, 2019

Adeel Malik

The Politics of Trade Protection: Evidence from an EU-mandated Tariff Liberalization in Morocco

Adeel Malik

University of Oxford

February 19, 2019

Karim Abadir

Solving the Forward-Premium Puzzle of Finance

Karim Abadir

Imperial College

December 11, 2018