MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Dr. Falah Abed

Education PhD. in Geographic Information Systems, Northeast Normal University, China, 2009. Research Interests: remote sensing, GIS, urban ecology and land change science, and applied geomorphology, Iraq, China. Selected Publications: “Identifying Optimum Sites for Locating Water Treatment Plant Employing Geographical Information Systems”, Proceeding of the IPACES 6th Annual Meeting, June25-28, 2007, Wuhan, Chi. (Included by SCIE) “Logic and Mechanism between FDI Inflow and Trade Structure Optimization I Manufacturing Industry”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Innovation & Management, December5~6, 2007, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan. (Included by ISTP)

Doctorate, Northeast Normal University
Current or most recent Employer

Head of Department

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq
Time in Post - 2

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise


Disciplinary or professional background

Business, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Health/Medicine, Government, Social/Public Policy, Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics


Arabic (Spoken), Arabic (Written), Arabic (Primary Writing Language), English (Spoken), English (Written), English (Primary Writing Language), French (Primary Writing Language), Other* (Spoken), Other* (Written),
Other *Mandarin Chinese

Contact Info


Assistant Professor
Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Public Policy ( 3 years )

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 reduction

Education policy

Social work

Social protection