Jamal Ibrahim Haidar is currently an associate at the Middle East Initiative and an assistant professor of economics at The American University in Cairo (AUC). He joined AUC after completing a three-year postdoctoral research fellowship at Harvard University. He holds a PhD in economics from the Paris School of Economics, University of Paris-1 Pantheon Sorbonne (FR), a MA degree in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University (US) and a MSc degree in international finance from Cass Business School, City University London (UK). Previously, he worked at the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, International Monetary Fund, and Institute of International Finance in Washington DC. His fields of specialization are international economics and development economics.  All his current research projects are in the Middle East, a region in which he travels extensively. His research work has been featured in The Economist, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, La Tribune, and other media outlets.

Last Updated: Aug 25, 2021, 2:28pm