Mouyad Alsamara, PhD, is an associate professor of Economics at Qatar University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Paris1 (Pantheon-Sorbonne). Teaching has been extremely an important part of his career at several Universities such as Paris Descartes, ESCE International Business School, Paris-Est University, and Damascus University.
Athar Elnagger is an economics PhD candidate at the German University in Cairo. Her current research focuses on exchange rate pass-through, inflation, monetary policy and the role of monetary institutional quality in MENA region and emerging economies.
Her research interest spans across the fields of financial economics, monetary policy and macroeconomics.
Athar also holds the position of assistant lecturer at economics department at the German University in Cairo. She obtained her M.Sc. from Humboldt University of Berlin majoring in financial economics and B.Sc. from German University in Cairo majoring in economics and finance.
Fenet Bedaso is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at Trier University. Her research interest falls into applied microeconomics and labor economics, focusing on migration and gender.
In her research, Fenet examines the economic integration of refugees and other migrants in the German labor market, looking at the employment gap between natives and different immigrant groups. In addition, she investigates further consequences of integration into the society and workplace on trade union membership of immigrants. Furthermore, she analyzed the role of occupational segregation on the gender wage gap and the effect of women‘s economic empowerment on intimate partner violence in Ethiopia.
Fenet Bedaso is also a Research Associate at the Institute of Labour Law and Industrial Relations at the European Union(IAAEU) since 2019 in Germany. Prior to this, she studied master of science in economics at the University of Trier (Germany) with a focus on labor economics, a master of business administration at Cavendish University (Uganda), and a bachelor of art in economics at the University of Jimma in Ethiopia.
Imene Berguiga, PhD in Economics and habilitated to supervise PhD students, is Associate Professor in Finance at the University of Sousse (IHEC, Tunisia). She specialises in Accounting and Finance on the topics of microfinance, banks and small businesses funding in the MENA region and North African countries.
Since 2010, she published eighteen papers in peer-reviewed journals, proceedings and a book chapter related to microfinance, funding Micro-Small and Medium Size Enterprises (MSMEs), female entrepreneurship and specific risks in Islamic banking.
Kudakwashe Joshua Chipunza
Kudakwashe Joshua Chipunza is in the final year of his doctorate studies in Development Finance at the University of Stellenbosch. He previously served as a part-time lecturer in Microeconomics and Finance at the University of KwaZulu Natal at the undergraduate level before becoming a monitoring and evaluation officer at a local non-governmental organization.
Aya Elewa holds a PhD in Economics from Paris School of Economics and University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She has recently defended her PhD thesis on “Trade Liberalization, Competition and Market Structure: Theory and Empirical Evidence” under the supervisionRead More
Georges Harb is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Adnan Kassar School of Business, at the Lebanese American University (LAU). Before joining LAU, Georges was a full-time faculty member (2014-2021) at the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Notre Dame University (Lebanon). He has also served on several occasions as a consultant for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), and as a contributor for the Economist Intelligence Unit. He holds a PhD in Economics from Sciences Po Paris, an MA in International Economics from Sciences Po Paris, and an MSc in Econometrics from the University of Nottingham. He is a Research Fellow at the Economic Research Forum (ERF). His research interests include: growth/productivity analysis; MENA economies; tourism economics; and trade/regional integration.
Vladimir Hlasny is an associate professor of Economics at Ewha Womans University in Seoul. He specializes in labor and welfare economics, particularly in relation to Asia and the Middle East region. In 2015 he served as an economic affairs officer at UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia in Beirut. He holds a doctorate in Economics from Michigan State University.
Samah is a senior lecturer in Banking and Finance and a collaborative course leader for DBA program at Sheffield Hallam University. She holds a doctorate in Finance from the University of Essex. Samah’s current research areas are on banking sector competition and market structure,Read More
Fida Karam is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and Finance, Gulf University of Science and Technology, and a Research Associate at the Economic Research Forum (ERF). Her research focuses on international trade and trade policy inRead More
International Trade, Trade Policy, Trade in Services, Migration, Computable General Equilibrium Models, Development Economics, Insider Trading.
Rebecca Maria Mari
Rebecca Maria Mari is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economic Geography at the London School of Economics.
Her research investigates local private capital development, with a focus on the role of government interventions under credit market frictions. Her causal identifications rely on spatial methods and often exploit natural disasters.
Rebecca is also a Fellow in Political Economy at Mercatus Center in Washington DC.
She has published on Economica and in her career as policy-making economist she has contributed to several speeches and publications on the topics of financial stability and international macroeconomics.
She has previously obtained a M.Sc. In Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and a B.Sc. In International Economics from Bocconi University.
Enrico is research fellow and lecturer at Politenico di Milano, where he does his primary academic research and teaches microeconomics, macroeconomics and international economics. He is also member of the core faculty of the Business School of Politenico di Milano, where he teaches Read More
Chahira Mehouachi is a graduate of Paris-Dauphine University and the Institut Mines-Télécom Business School. She is currently an assistant professor at ISG Business School. She is also an associate researcher at MOSAIC, the Creativity and Innovation Pole of HEC Montreal.
Her teaching and research focuses on the management of innovation and creativity and on the governance of creative industries. She has published in renowned academic journals such as the Journal of Economic Geography, Industry & Innovation and the Revue Française de Gestion.Chahira is also an active member of the civil society and is currently the vice-president of ATUGE France (Association des Tunisiens de Grandes Écoles).
Ronald Miranda is a Researcher in Economics at Universidad de la República (Uruguay) – Department of Economics at the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y de Administración since 2011. He obtained a Ph.D. in Applied Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. His research lines focus on the study of the macroeconomic effects of different fiscal policies,
Anis Omri, Ph.D, is a Professor of Economics at both the Qassim University, Saudi Arabia (College of Business and Economics) and the University of Carthage, Tunisia (Faculty of Economics and Management of Nabeul). Dr. Omri currently serves as member of editorial and scientific committee of various academic international journals.Read More
Elena is a PhD Candidate in Development Economics and Local Systems at a joint programme run by the University of Florence and the University of Trento. Her current research exploits highly disaggregated and remotely-sensed data within quasi-experimental frameworks to evaluateRead More
Dr. Anis Samet holds a Ph.D. from HEC-Montreal-Canada and he is certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and certified Bloomberg Professional. He is currently an Associate Professor of Finance at the American University of Sharjah (AACSB accredited), UAE.Read More
Mais Sha’ban is an Assisstant Professor of Banking and Finance at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan. Her research interests include bank stability, bank performance, financial inclusionRead More
Giulio Vannelli is a Ph.D. candidate in international economics at the University of Trento and the University of Florence. Currently, he is working as a research assistant at Paris School of Economics. He has an M.Sc. in Economics and Development at the University of Florence. Main research interests are in trade, FDI, global value chains and development.