MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Name
Dr. Nora Aboushady
Biography

Nora Aboushady is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. She holds a B.A. in Economics from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, an M.A. in International Economics from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). Nora teaches a number of courses including international economics, microeconomics, economic development, public finance, and European policies. She has collaborated with the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) in a report on new directions in social policy in the Middle East and with Manchester University on developing an up-to-date database on social protection in the MENA region. Nora is also a member of a number of research networks including EMNES and MEDRESET-rethinking the Mediterranean, and a research associate at the Economic Research Forum. Her areas of interest include trade and industrial policy, trade in services, social policy, and public policy.

Qualifications
Doctorate, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
Current or most recent Employer

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
Time in Post - 5

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia,

Disciplinary or professional background

Economics, Social/Public Policy

Contact Info

nora.aboushady@feps.edu.eg

+4901783590877

Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University El Orman-Giza
Public Profiles

https://sites.google.com/view/noraaboushady/

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Public Finance

Health policy ( 1 years )

Social protection

Social safety nets ( 1 years )

Labour and employment policies ( 1 years )

Social security systems ( 1 years )

Other macroeconomic issues

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

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

Health policy (Including health insurance)

Social protection

Social safety nets

Social security systems

Labour and employment polices

Other macroeconomic issues

Engagement

Academic publications
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0957178718300146

Academic conferences
http://erf.org.eg/events/the-new-normal-in-the-global-economy-challenges-and-prospects-for-mena-erf-24th-annual-conference/?type=project&tab=

Policy Reports
http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BCCF9/(httpAuxPages)/3A22EDA67CBDF1E7C1258386004F42D0/$file/MENA_1.pdf

Policy Briefs
http://erf.org.eg/publications/politics-affect-exports-in-egypt/

Consultancy Reports
https://developing-trade.com/publications/strengthening-the-compliance-of-the-oic-member-states-to-international-standards/

Blog(s)
https://theforum.erf.org.eg/2019/04/09/exports-innovation-mena-region-skills-matter/