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Research Fellow
Ahmed Galal

Managing Director, Economic Research Forum

Areas of Interest:
  • Industrial Organization
  • International Trade
  • Institutional Economics
  • Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, USA, 1986
  • M.Phil., Economics, Boston University, USA, 1983
  • M.A., Economics, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, 1980
  • Graduate Diploma, Economics and Public Finance, Ain Shams University, 1974
  • B.A., Business Administration, Cairo University, 1973


  • Managing Director, Economic Research Forum, Jan.2007 - Present
  • Minister of Finance, The Arab Republic of Egypt, Juy .2013 - March 2014
  • Adviser, The Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA, Jan. 2006 - Jan.2007
  • Executive Director & Director of Research, The Egyptian Center for Economic Studies, Cairo, Egypt, 2000 - 2005

Latest Publications:
  • Middle East Economies Before and After the Revolutions, co-edited with Ishac Diwan, International Economic Association (IEA), (forthcoming).
  • Economic Development in the Arab Region: A Tale of Oil and Politics, with Hoda Selim, International Development Ideas, Experiences and Prospects, edited by Bruce Currie-Alder, Ravi Kanbour, David M. Malone, & Rohinton Madhora, Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World, with others, New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • The Road Not Traveled: Education Reform in the MENA region, Washington DC: The World Bank, 2007.
  • Rethinking the Role of the State: Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North Africa, ed., Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2008.

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