Wednesday | 22 May 2024

Chahir Zaki

Chahir Zaki is a chaired professor of economics at the University of Orléans and a research fellow at Laboratoire d’Economie d’Orléans. In this position, Chahir holds the Chair on Environmental and Mineral Economics (CEME) where he teaches and conducts research on trade, environment, natural resources and macroeconomics. He is also a professor of economics at Cairo University (on leave). Previously, he was the director of the French section at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science. He was also the Chair Holder of the World Trade Organization Chair Program at Cairo University. Currently, Chahir is also a research fellow at the Economic Research Forum (Cairo, Egypt) and a consultant for several international organizations (the World Bank, IFPRI and the International Trade Center). He is also the director of Egypt’s pole of the Euro-Mediterranean and African Network for Economic Studies (EMANES), a member of the experts’ panel of the Euro-Mediterranean Economic Association, and an elected-board member of the Middle East Economic Association. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, an M.A. in Economics from Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. He has written numerous studies published in refereed journals on international trade, environment, trade policy, trade in services, applied economics, and macroeconomic modeling.