Department in Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Asmaa is currently a PhD student, writing her thesis, with a joint supervision from FEPS and Institute of Law and Economics in Hamburg University, under the title “on the Nexus between Constitutional Rules, Corruption and Economic Growth: An Empirical Analysis”.Read More
She got her M.A. in Economics in 2011, in which she studied the impact of corruption on economic growth in developing countries. She worked as a part-time researcher in Ministry of Planning in Egypt for three years, and as a research assistant for many Professors of Economics Department in different projects. She was a member of a team, led by of Prof. Ahmed Ghoneim, who wrote the National Integrity System Study Egypt published by Transparency International in 2009. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. She co-authored some published articles on corruption and institutional quality. Her research interests include institutional economics, development economics, law and economics, economics of corruption and econometrics.
In EMNES, she contributes to the research area on institutions and institutional reforms.