Rana Hendy
Assistant Professor
Development Economics

​Dr. Rana Hendy is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Public Administration and Economic Development at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies with a Ph.D. in Labor and Development Economic from the Paris School of Economics, France. She also took her graduate courses at the Paris School of Economics, where she taught as a Teaching Assistant from 2008 to 2010. Hendy . Before joining the Doha Institute, Hendy was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the College of Business and Economics at Qatar University for three academic years. Between 2011 and 2015, Hendy worked as an Economist and Research Associate at the Economic Research Forum in Egypt. Her fields of specialization are in the areas of labor economics, gender, marriage, development, international migration, and international trade. Regionally, her main research is on the Middle East and North African Economies. She contributed to three book volumes on the Labor Markets in Egypt and Jordan that appeared in the Oxford University Press. Hendy has published in internationally refereed journals such as Applied Economics, International Trade Journal and International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business among others.

Education: Ph.D in Economics, Paris School of Economics, France.​

Languages: Arabic, English and French

Research Interests:   Labor Economics, Gender and Family Economics, Equity and Inequality Issues, Development Economics


Selected Research Topics:

  1. 2015, Consultant, Silatech (Qatar), The Qatar National Report of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.

  2. 2014-2015, Researcher/Consultant, The World Bank Group, Export Diversification in MENA: Evidence from Firm-Level Data.

  3. 2014-2015, Researcher, Qatar University, On Firm's Export Diversification and the Effect of Red Tap Costs: Evidence From Egypt and the Effects of Red Top Costs: Evidence From Egypt and Kuwait.

  4. 2014, Researcher/Consultant, The Population Council (Egypt), Family Formation in Egypt.

  5. 2013-2014, Researcher, The Economic Research Forum (Egypt), Inequality of Opportunity in Educational Attainment: Evidence from MENA.

  6. 2012-2013, Researcher/Consultant, The World Bank Group, Employability in Egypt in a regional report on Employability in the MENA region.

  7. 2012, Researcher/Consultant, The Organization for Economic Co‑operation and Development (OECD), Female Labor Force Participation in the Middle East and North Africa.

  8. 2012, Researcher/Consultant, The International Development and Research Center (IDRC- Canada), Entrepreneurship in MENA using the GEM Micro-data.


Teaching Interests: Labor Economics, Microeconomics, Development Economics

Courses Taught:

  1. Principals of Macroeconomics
  2. Development Economics
  3. Business Statistics I
  4. Labor and Human Capital
  5. Intermediate Microeconomics
  6. Applied Microeconomics
  7. International Trade


​Book Volumes

  1. Rana Hendy and Edward Sayre (2016), "Female Labor Supply in Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan", Young Generation Awakening, December, Oxford University Press, Great Britain.  Forthcoming
  2. Rana Hendy (2015), "Women's Participation in the Egyptian Labor Market: 1998-2012", The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution, May, Oxford University Press, Great Britain.
  3. Ragui Assaad, Rana Hendy and Chaimaa Yassin (2014), "Gender and the Jordanian LaborMarket", The Jordan ian Labor Market in the New Millennium, April, Oxford University Press, Great Britain.

Refereed Journals and Policy Briefs:

  1. Hoda El-Enbaby, Rana Hendy & Chahir Zaki (2015): Do SPS measures Matter for Margins of Trade? Evidence from Firm-Level Data, Applied Economics (November). DOI:10.1080/00036846.2015.1111987
  2. Rana Hendy (2015), "Untapping Low Female Labor Force Participation in Egypt", The Economic Research Forum, ERF Policy Brief No. 5 (September).
  3. Rana Hendy and Chahir Zaki (2013), "On Informality and Productivity of Micro and Small Enterprises: Evidence from MENA Countries", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 438-470 (March).
  4. Rana Hendy and Chahir Zaki (2013), "Assessing the Effects of Trade Liberalization on Wage Inequalities in Egypt: A Microsimulation Analysis", The International Trade Journal, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 63-104 (December 2012: online publication) 

Working Papers

  1. Rana Hendy (2015), "Women's Participation in the Egyptian Labor Market: 1998- 2012", Economic Research Forum, Working Paper 907 (May).
  2. Rana Hendy (2015), "A Quarter Century of Changes in Labor Force Participation", Economic Research Forum, Working Paper 973 (November).
  3. Ragui Assaad, Rana Hendy and Djavad Salehi-Isfahani (2014), "Inequality of Opportunity in Educational Attainment in Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from Household Surveys", Economic Research Forum, Working Paper 834.
  4. Rana Hendy (2010), "Rethinking Time Allocation of Egyptian Women: A Matching Analysis", Economic Research Forum, Working Paper 526 (June).
  5. Rana Hendy and Catherine Sofer (2010), "A Collective Model of Female Labor Supply : Do Distribution Factors Matter in the Egyptian Case?", Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne 2010.35 - ISSN : 1955-611X. 2010
Email
rana.hendy@dohainstitute.edu.qa​​

Address
Rana Hendy
Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
School of Public Administration and Development Economics
PO Box 200592
Doha, Qatar 

For media enquiries please contact: media@dohainstitute.edu.qa​​