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Mrs. Asmaa Ezzat

Asmaa M. Ezzat Dr. Asmaa M. Ezzat is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) at the Economics Department in Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS), Cairo University. Asmaa got her Ph.D. in Economics in 2015, with a joint supervision from FEPS and Institute of Law and Economics in Hamburg University, under the title "on the Nexus between Constitutional Rules, Corruption and Economic Growth: An Empirical Alysis". She got her M.A. in Economics in 2011, in which she studied the impact of corruption on economic growth in developing countries. She worked as a part-time researcher in Ministry of Planning in Egypt for three years, and as a research assistant for many Professors of Economics Department in different projects. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Her research interests include institutional economics, development economics, law and economics, economics of corruption and econometrics.

Doctorate, Cairo University
Current or most recent Employer

Assistant Professor of Economics

Cairo University
Time in Post - 3

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Egypt, Tunisia,

Disciplinary or professional background

Development (applied), Economics

Contact Info


Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
Social Media

Asmaa Ezzat (Facebook)

Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation measurement

Governance (National)

Gender equality

Labour and employment policies

Economic development

Other macroeconomic issues

Work relates to groups


Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Poverty/deprivation measurement

Labour and employment polices

Public finance

Other macroeconomic issues


Academic publications

Policy Reports

Consultancy Reports