Staff Profiles: Dr. Amr Khafagy

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Staff Profile: Dr. Amr Khafagy
Research Assistant

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Dr. Amr Khafagy

Research Assistant

Countryside and Community Research Institute

Environmental Sciences

Amr’s background is in financial economics, where he worked on the political economy of finance, financial regulations, cooperative economics, and the effect of the financial sector on income and wealth distribution.


Amr's current main research interests include rural finance and agricultural productivity, financial markets and distribution, income inequality, and the political economy of the Middle East.


Amr previously worked in microfinance in Egypt and India, where he was involved in designing and evaluating rural finance projects, and worked with a range of stakeholders, including farmers and rural households, government representatives/ministry officials, as well as central bank of Egypt and financial institutions.


Award Title Institution Date
PhD International Development Studies Ruhr-University Bochum 2018
Masters Investment Arab Academy for Science and Technology 2014
Masters Management of Development University of Turin 2013
BSc Finance and Economics German University in Cairo 2008


More publications from Dr. Amr Khafagy can be found in the Research Repository.