Tarek Selim


Department of Economics
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Brief Biography

Tarek Selim has 30 years of experience in the fields of economic policy, business strategy, investment impact, and development research. He is professor of economics and business at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and global expert at World Economic Forum (Switzerland). He was visiting professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He published about 100 research publications in economics, business, and development. He has been consultant and advisor to many local, regional, and international organizations including Brookings Institution, Ford foundation, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Economic Forum, Dubai Economic Council, European Union (EU), International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Economic Research Forum (ERF), American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham), Fulbright, Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), USAID, and three Egyptian ministries.

    • Selim, Tarek H. (2017), A Review of The Political Economy of Reforms in Egypt 1952-2016, by K. Ikram, American University in Cairo Press, January.
    • Selim, Tarek (2016). Industrial Development of an Emerging Economy: The Case of Egypt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT Industrial Performance Center, Fall 2016 Seminar Series, November. 
    • Selim, Tarek (2016). Challenges of Innovation in an Emerging Economy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT Industrial Performance Center, Fall 2016 Seminar Series, October. 
    • Selim, Tarek (2016). A Review of the Financial, Socio-Economic and Environmental  Evaluations of the Golden Triangle National Development Project, Industrial Development Authority, Ministry of Trade and Industry, August. 
    • Shoair, Kareman M. and Tarek H. Selim (2015). Market Simulation Game using Classroom Experiments, University of Oxford, Said Business School, 13th Global Conference on Business and Economics Research, Oxford, UK, November.
    • Selim, Tarek (2015). American University College: A Mini Case on Higher Education, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Harvard Institutes for Higher Education, Summer 2015.
    • Principles of Microeconomics
    • Principles of Macroeconomics
    • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
    • Competitive Economy: Firms, Industries and Nations (in affiliation with Harvard Business School)
    • Feasibility Study (Cost-Benefit Analysis)
    • Game Theory and Strategy (Graduate)
    • Advanced Microeconomic Theory (Graduate)
    • Microeconomics of Competitiveness (in affiliation with Harvard Business School)
    • Executive MBA Managerial Economics
Research Interest
  • Industrial Economics and Strategy
  • Markets and Competition
  • Game Theory
  • Project Evaluation
  • Cost-benefit Analysis