The goal of this partnership between Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (AYSPS) and Cairo University's Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences (DOE-FEPS) is to increase the capacity of the DOE-FEPS faculty in economics research and to strengthen outreach capacity in order to serve as a regional hub for teaching and research and as a provider of technical assistance in economics in Egypt and the Middle East region.
This partnership will enhance the quality of economics teaching and research to serve a variety of stakeholders, including think tanks, development agencies, the Egyptian government, civil society, the private sector, and government policy-makers. The main objectives of the partnership are to:
Dr. Shiferaw Gurmu covers selected topics in econometrics with focus on practical aspects of implementation of advanced cross sectional, duration and panel data techniques.
Dr. Susan Laury guides training in Cairo, Egypt in the use of experimental economics in a variety of contemporary applications.