Assistant Professor
Department of Economics


Brief Biography

Jamal Haidar is an assistant professor of economics at The American University in Cairo (AUC). Currently, Haidar is also an associate at the Middle East Initiative, Harvard University. 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 an 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.

    Research Interest
    • International Economics
    • Development Economics
    • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University, United States
    • PhD in Economics, Paris School of Economics, University of Paris-1 Pantheon Sorbonne, France
    • MA in Applied Economics, Johns Hopkins University, United States
    • MSc in International Finance, Cass Business School, City University London, United Kingdom