Assistant Professor
Department of Economics


Brief Biography

Mina Ayad is an Assistant professor of Economics specialized in international trade and globalization issues. Ayad worked as an Economist and Researcher at Business France (Ministry of Economics) in Paris, France and an Economic Advisor at Delta Research Center, Cairo, Egypt. He also worked as a lecturer at Tours University, France.

Ayad received his PhD in Economics from Tours University co-supervised with Orleans University in France. He received his MA in International Economics from Tours University. His Bachelor’s Degree was also in Economics from Cairo University and Paris 1 University.  Ayad's current research interests are in International Trade, Conflicts and globalization.

Ongoing Research

  • Expansion strategies of Multinational Firms in Europe, with Daniel Mirza and Holger Görg
  • Do Unexpected Events affect the stock market prices? with Tarek Eldomiaty
  • Does Knowledge Management affect the Total Factor productivity of the organizations?, with Randa El Bedawy


  • Sami, Mina & Abd El-Aziz, Aliaa (2018). «The Impact of Remittances on Children’s Educational Attainment: Evidence from Egypt», SocioEconomic Challegnes Journal, Vol. (2), Pages 38-48
  • Montout, Sylvie & Sami, Mina (2016). « Determinants for locating Research and Development activity in Europe », International Economics, Vol. (145), pages 7-20
  • Montout, Sylvie & Sami, Mina « Déterminants des choix de localisation en Europe», working paper IFA, 2014