Childhood stunting is a serious health problem in Egypt. This column explores what determines its prevalence and how policy initiatives can ameliorate the negative consequences associated with stunting.
Reem Nabil HashadUniversity of Illinois
Reem Hashad is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Prior to UIC, Reem worked as a financial and economic analyst at a consulting firm. Reem holds an MA degree in Economics from UIC, and another MA degree in Economics from the American University in Cairo (AUC), and a BA in Economics from AUC. Reem is an applied microeconomist with research interests in development, health and public economics. Reem wrote her MA thesis on repayment determinants for Egyptian microfinance institutions. Her current research focuses on corruption, and government assistance programs.