Christine Binzel
Research Fellow

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Binzel Christine Binzel is Professor of Economics: Economy and Society of the Middle East at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). Her research interests are in the fields of development economics, applied microeconomics, and behavioral economics, with a particular focus on the Middle East and North Africa. Christine Binzel studied economics at Hamburg University, Aarhus University, and Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, and received her PhD in economics from Humboldt University of Berlin in 2010. After a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor at Dartmouth College in 2010/2011, she joined Heidelberg University as a postdoctoral researcher. During this time, she was a visiting scholar at Harvard Kennedy School (2012) and at UC Berkeley (2014).

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2010 and became a Research Fellow in July 2014.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
7516  Christine Binzel
Dietmar Fehr
Giving and Sorting among Friends: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment
(published in: Economics Letters, 2013, 121(2), 214-217)
7259  Christine Binzel
Jean-Paul Carvalho
Education, Social Mobility and Religious Movements: A Theory of the Islamic Revival in Egypt
(revised version forthcoming in: Economic Journal)
7183  Christine Binzel
Dietmar Fehr
Social Distance and Trust: Experimental Evidence from a Slum in Cairo
(published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 103, 99-106)
6139  Christine Binzel
Decline in Social Mobility: Unfulfilled Aspirations among Egypt's Educated Youth
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)