SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Rami Galal

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Rami Galal
Mr Rami Galal
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Thesis title:
Inequality of Opportunity in Select Arab-Spring Countries: Measurement and Attribution
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Year of Entry: 2013-2014
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My research explores the extent to which factors related to the circumstances a person is born into impact inequality in incomes.  The empirical work utilizes fresh and reliable micro panel data covering 1998 to 2012 and I adopt both parametric and nonparametric methods to measuring inequality of opportunity.  I explore the empirical results in a political economy analysis and discuss policy implications.


Hoda El Enbaby and Rami Galal.  2015 (forthcoming).  "Inequality if Opportunity in Income and Wealth in Egypt".  Economic Research Forum Working Paper Series.  

Hoda El Enbaby and Rami Galal.  2015 (forthcoming).  "The political economy of inequality in Egypt".  The Arab Council for Social Sciences.  


"Questioning Social Inequality and Difference in the Arab Region."  The Arab Council for Social Sciences.  Beirut, Lebanon.  March 13-15, 2015

"Democracy and Economic Development."  Economic Research Forum.  Tunis, Tunisia.  March 20-22,2015.


Labour, Institutional Economics, Microeconomics