Ragui Assaad
Research Fellow

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too w Assaad Ragui Assaad is Professor of Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. He holds a Ph.D. degree in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University and a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. He is a non-resident senior fellow at the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution (U.S.A.) and a Research Fellow of the Economic Research Forum (Egypt). He served as Regional Director for West Asia and North Africa for the Population Council, based in Cairo, Egypt, from 2005 to 2008. His current research focuses on labor markets in the Arab World, with a focus on youth and gender issues as they relate to education, transition from school-to-work, employment, migration, and family formation.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2013.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11052  Ragui Assaad
Caroline Krafft
Shaimaa Yassin
Comparing Retrospective and Panel Data Collection Methods to Assess Labor Market Dynamics
10970  Ragui Assaad
Caroline Krafft
Excluded Generation: The Growing Challenges of Labor Market Insertion for Egyptian Youth
10966  Ali Souag
Ragui Assaad
The Impact of the Action Plan for Promoting Employment and Combating Unemployment on Employment Informality in Algeria
7573  Ragui Assaad
Making Sense of Arab Labor Markets: The Enduring Legacy of Dualism
(published in: IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2014, 3:6 [journal version])
5589  Christine Binzel
Ragui Assaad
Egyptian Men Working Abroad: Labor Supply Responses by the Women Left Behind
(revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2011, 18 (S1), S98-S114)