SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Randa Alami

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Department of Economics

Senior Teaching Fellow

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)


Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)


Dr Randa Alami
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Academic Year 2016/17


Journal articles

  • Karshenas, M., Moghadam, V. M., & Alami, R. (2014). Social Policy after the Arab Spring: States and Social Rights in the MENA Region. World Development, 64, 726-739.
  • "Official external debt: Perspectives from the experience of Arab countries", Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.39, No.3, July 2003, pp.99-126.
  • "Military debt: Perspectives from the experience of Arab countries" Defence and Peace Economics, 2002, Vol.13 (1), pp.13-30.

Chapters in books

  • “Healthcare in MENA: policies for inclusive development”, forthcoming (2015), in Christiansen, B and M. Erdogdu, Comparative Economic Perspectives on Europe and the MENA Region, IGI Global, Michigan.
  • “Do GCC stock markets support their domestic economies: an analytical overview?”, in Woertz, E., GCC Financial Markets, Gulf Research Centre, Dubai, May 2011.
  • “Natural Gas in Kuwait and Bahrain”, chapter in Natural Gas in the Middle East and North Africa, Oxford University Press, April 2011.
  • “The Debt Experiences Of Uganda, Kenya And Bolivia” and “The debt experiences of Argentina and Korea”, in Compendium on Debt Sustainability and Development, UNCTAD 2009 (contributing editor)

Working papers/Monographs

  • Health, social policy and inclusive growth in MENA. Working Paper 188. Economics Dept, SOAS  April 2014
  • On the current links between capital markets and investments in MENA countries, Working Paper 163 (April 2009), SOAS, presented at the 10th Mediterranean Research Meeting, European University Institute, March 2009.
  • Egypt’s Domestic Natural Gas Industry, Working Paper NG12, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies,  2006.
  • Changing Financial Structures In the Arab World: Some Implications for Oil and Gas, Working Paper F10, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford, April 2005.
  • Financial Aspects of Arab Power Development, Working Paper F9, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford, January 2005.

Contributions to publications

  • Inclusive growth in MENA: Employment and Poverty in a Comparative Context – FEMISE Research Report  n°FEM35-16. (May 2014) – with Professors Hakimian  and Karshenas, Dr Said,  Dr Rashed (contributing author)
  • Social Policy in ESCWA Region Post-Arab Spring, Economic Commission for Western Asia (contributing author),  Beirut, December 2011/January 2012
  • Price Barriers to the Entry of Substitutes for Saudi Oil’, OIES Private Report for Saudi Aramco, February 2004, (contributing author).
  • “Long-term sustainability for HIPCs: How to respond to shocks”, with Dr Martin (main author), Debt Relief International, December 2000.
  • Women’s Incomes over the Lifetime: a report to the Women’s Unit, Cabinet Office, The Stationary Department, London, 2000 (contributing author)



Journal Articles

Karshenas, Masood and Moghadam, Valentine M. and Alami, Randa (2014) 'Social Policy after the Arab Spring: States and Social Rights in the MENA Region.' World Development, 64. pp. 726-739.

Working Papers / Reports

Hakimian, Hassan and Said, Mona and Karshenas, Masood and Alami, Randa (2014) Inclusive Growth in MENA: Employment and Poverty Dimensions in a Comparative Context. Marseille: FEMISE.

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