Dr. Tamer Afifi

Country of current residence

Germany

Current position

Referent

Current institute employer

BAMF

Since

2007

Website current institute
Previous positions

2005 - 2015 UNI-EHS, Bonn

Profession

Economist

Specialisation

Environmental Economics

Degrees / expertise

Master of Arts in Economics of Development, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, The Netherlands.

 

B.Sc. in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt.

Professional experience

Present jobs:

 

Assistant lecturer of Economics,

Faculty of Commerce, South Valley University, Sohag, Egypt. (Currently on leave for the PhD studies.

 

Presenter and newsreader in the Arab Republic of Egypt Radio - German program (Currently on leave for the PhD studies)

 

Scientific workshops:

 

Participation as an observer in the Annual Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 18-22, 2006.

Sponsor: United Nations Economic Commission to Africa (UNECA).

 

Participation in the workshop on ‘The Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the Middle East and North Africa Region’, Sana’a, Yemen, July 31-August 3, 2001.

Sponsors and organizers: The World Bank and the Economic Research Forum (ERF).

 

Participation in the one-month-workshop on ‘Sustainable Development Strategies in the Middle East and North Africa Region’, Boston College, Massachusetts, USA, July 2001.

Sponsor and organizer: University of the Middle East Project (UME).

 

Participation in the workshop on ‘Poverty Alleviation and Human Resource Development: Methodological Techniques on the Use of Household Surveys’, Al-Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco, July 5 - 13, 2000.

Sponsors and organizers: The World Bank and the Economic Research Forum (ERF).

 

 

 

2007

Afifi, T.  2007.  The Challenge of Implementing the Overlapping Regional Trade Agreements in Egypt.  Thesis at  Faculty of Philosophy, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg.  Cuvillier Verlag Göttingen  Further Information

2006

Afifi, T.  2006.  'An Institutional Gravity Analysis of a Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area from an Egyptian Perspective', Colloque de l'Economie Méditerranée Monde Arabe (EMMA), University of Galatasaray, Istanbul, Turkey, May 26-27, 2006. 
Afifi, T.  2006.  'The Impact of Institutional Quality on the Trade between Arabs', 5th International Conference of the Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), Sousse, Tunisia, March 10-12, 2006. 
Afifi, T.  2006.  'Assessing the Dynamic Effects of the Egyptian Regional Trading Blocs', Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, Perth, Scotland, UK, April 24-26, 2006. 
Afifi, T.  2006.  'Some Space for Success: Egypt as Part of an Eastern and Southern African Regional Trade Agreement', Ninth Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 15-17, 2006. 
Afifi, T.  2006.  'Institutional Reform: A Step Towards Free Trade in Egypt', International Conference on Policy Modeling -EcoMod2006, Hong Kong, June 28-30, 2006. 

2005

Afifi, T.  2005.  ‘Egypt in an Arab-African-Sandwich: Are GAFTA and COMESA to be implemented?’ Free University of Brussels and Eco-Mod Network. 
Afifi, T.  2005.  'Ägypten in einer Größeren Arabischen Freihandelszone: Keine Zeit mehr für Träume', 12. Kongress- Deusche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Vorderer Orient (DAVO) (not published yet). 

2001

Afifi, T.  2001.  ‘The Poor in the Egyptian Labor Market During an Adjustment Period: For Better or Worse?’, Working Paper no. 0117, Economic Research Forum (ERF). 

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Science Policy
Research countries
  • Egypt
Research projects

‘The Development of Regional Infrastructure Planning in Egypt’. A project conducted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

 

‘The Assessment of Implementing the Regional Trade Agreements in the Arab Countries and Their Economic and Regulatory

Working groups

Macroeconomics and Trade

Professional experience

Present jobs:

 

Assistant lecturer of Economics,

Faculty of Commerce, South Valley University, Sohag, Egypt. (Currently on leave for the PhD studies.

 

Presenter and newsreader in the Arab Republic of Egypt Radio - German program (Currently on leave for the PhD studies)

 

Scientific workshops:

 

Participation as an observer in the Annual Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 18-22, 2006.

Sponsor: United Nations Economic Commission to Africa (UNECA).

 

Participation in the workshop on ‘The Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the Middle East and North Africa Region’, Sana’a, Yemen, July 31-August 3, 2001.

Sponsors and organizers: The World Bank and the Economic Research Forum (ERF).

 

Participation in the one-month-workshop on ‘Sustainable Development Strategies in the Middle East and North Africa Region’, Boston College, Massachusetts, USA, July 2001.

Sponsor and organizer: University of the Middle East Project (UME).

 

Participation in the workshop on ‘Poverty Alleviation and Human Resource Development: Methodological Techniques on the Use of Household Surveys’, Al-Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco, July 5 - 13, 2000.

Sponsors and organizers: The World Bank and the Economic Research Forum (ERF).

 

 

 

Degrees

Master of Arts in Economics of Development, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, The Netherlands.

 

B.Sc. in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt.

Funding institutions

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ).

Doctoral research funded by

BMZ via DAAD & GTZ

Tamer Afifi

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department:
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change