There are many gaps in our understanding of trends in both money metric inequality and multidimensional inequality in Arab states. This column previews a forthcoming report that will explore fundamental questions: why study inequality; with what theoretical approaches and measurement frameworks; and inequality between whom?
Racha RamadanCairo University
Racha Ramadan is an assistant professor in Economics Department at the Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences (FEPS), Cairo University where She did her undergraduate studies. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Toulouse School of Economics, France. Her research interest includes applied micro-econometrics on poverty, inequality, food security, gender issues and human development in Egypt and other Developing Countries. She worked as an economic consultant for different international organizations such as IFPRI, UNDP-Regional Office in Cairo, World Bank, UN-ESCWA, UN-FAO and IFAD. She was a visiting scholar at Hamburg University in Germany in October 2012, at Chicago University Center in Paris from April 2013 to June 2013 and at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Minnesota University during the Spring semester of 2014.