Dr. Amr Ragab is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the School of Business-Nile University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research in New York (2014). He specializes in development and macroeconomics. He has worked on various developmental issues including inequality in developing countries, poverty alleviation, and building resilience in response to economic and humanitarian crises. His most recent research project tackles issues of family, labor markets, welfare, and inequality.
Professor Ragab has an extensive career focusing on macroeconomic and development policy and research at both academic institutions and international organizations. Before joining Nile University, he was an assistant professor of Development Economics at the Doha Institute, before that he spent five years as an Economic Affairs Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York. His work focuses on advancing alternative development policies with a particular focus on countries impacted by economic and financial crises and helps advance the concepts of resilience and inclusion in development policy design.
Professor has also taught economics at a number of US universities including City University of New York, St. John’s University and the New School University.