Dr. Hassan Aly
Dean, School of Business
Before joining Nile University as Dean of the Business School in May 2017, Professor Aly served as the Founding Dean of the School of Public Administration and Development Economics, and Professor of Economics at the Doha Institute (DI) for Graduate Studies. In July 2015, Professor Aly was granted Emeritus status at Ohio State University. He started there in 1989 as an assistant Professor and gone through the ranks to reach full Professor in 2008. Professor Aly was an editor and co-editor of a number of academic journals such as the African Development Review (2009-2012), and of the Middle East Business and Economic Review (2002-2010). In 2004 he was elected to the executive board of the Middle East Economics Association, where he served as Treasurer, an Executive Secretary, and is currently the Association’s President. Professor Aly is a lifetime research fellow at the Economic Research Forum.
Professor Aly served as the Chief Research Economist and Lead Economist of the African Development Bank (2009-2011), as Senior Advisor to the Minister of Planning in Egypt (Fall 2012), and as Director of Graduate Studies at Zayed University, UAE (2002-2005). He is also a technical advisor to the IMF (2013-present). He is the author of over forty articles published in professional journals including the American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, World Development, Economics Letters, Applied Economics, and Journal of Developing Areas among others and he has a lifetime citations number that exceeds 1700.