Resident Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
TopicsEconomic aspects of the Arab transitions , Economics, Foreign and economic assistance to Arab countries, IMF and international financial institutions , International Trade
RegionsEgypt, Gulf, Libya, Middle East, Tunisia, Yemen
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July 15, 2014The American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt's Business Monthly Magazine quotes Rafik Hariri Center Senior Fellow Mohsin Khan on Egypt's stock exchange:
July 11, 2014Subsidies, particularly on energy, are still widely used around the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, but there is growing consensus that urgent reforms are needed to address costly and distortive economic effects of energy subsidies.
July 10, 2014Please join us on July 10, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for a conversation with Daniel Gressani who will present the IMF's latest progress assessment of energy reforms undertaken by MENA countries based on regional reform experiences, as…
July 09, 2014Bloomberg quotes Rafik Hariri Center Senior Fellow Mohsin Khan on the role of economics in the ongoing crisis in Iraq:
July 07, 2014As Libya spirals out of control, a robust, public discourse about the political and security situation among authorities and policymakers in Tripoli and in Western capitals is strikingly absent.
Full BioMohsin Khan is a resident senior fellow in the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East focusing on the economic dimensions of transition in the Middle East and North Africa.
Dr. Khan was a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Previously he was the director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This department is responsible for monitoring macroeconomic developments and providing policy advice to thirty-two countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, and for advising IMF management and Executive Board on country-specific and regional matters. He holds degrees from Columbia University (MA) and the London School of Economics (BSc and PhD).
Dr. Khan's publications cover macroeconomic and monetary policies in developing countries, economic growth, international trade and finance, Islamic banking, Middle East oil markets, exchange rates, and IMF programs. He has edited seven books, published numerous articles in major economics journals, and serves on the editorial boards of ten academic journals. In 2003 he was awarded the Islamic Development Bank Prize in Islamic Economics for outstanding contributions to the field.