Sherif M. Hassan

Sherif Maher Hassan is a member of the academic council of M&S Research Hub (www.ms-researchhub.com), he has been a research affiliate at the Global Labor Network (GLO) since 2017, a research associate at the Economic Research Forum (ERF) since 2018, a member in the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) and International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISEC). His current research focuses in general on development economics, particulary political economy, demographic changes, migration and fertility behavior. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Philipps University of Marburg, an MA in Economics and political science from the same university and a joint MSc in Economics from Suez Canal and Cairo Universities.

2021

Sincere and heartful new year greetings to the M&S Research Hub team and trainees. Without the contribution, effort, and time of every member of the team, we could not endure and succeed. Without their belief in our vision of “bridging knowledge” and our department mission of “providing top notch live – human interactive- support and …

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انا مش قادر افهم… بتضيع فلوسك ووقتك عشان تاخد شهادة مش معترف بيها بره محافظتك و تتعلم تعليم ملهوش اى علاقة بعلم و تتخرج تدور علي شغل بمؤهلاتك متلاقيش…. متلمش الا نفسك فى الاخر التعليم فى المانيا ببلاش لكل مراحل التعليم حتى الدكتوراه, و منح كتير جدا عشان متصرفش مليم من جيبك و فرص شغل …

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Now the World Witnesses the True Value of Science & Researching

The world is cruel! Actors, football players, and models are millionaires and their monthly paychecks can sometimes exceed some developing countries’ annual budgets., while doctors, researchers, and teachers in the majority of countries earn only what is enough for living. In such times, when the entire humankind is at threat and faces a global crisis, …

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Children Marriage: Alarming & Unattended Phenomenon in the Middle East

A forthcoming paper has used MICS UNICEF Survey Data for a sample of three Middle Eastern countries: Egypt, Sudan, and Palestine and employed Multilevel logistic regression to empirically investigate the impact of child marriage on a large set of women and children health-related indicators. The results showed that child marriage is generally associated with giving …

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Robust Modeling of Policy Changes: Difference in Difference (DiD)

The difference in Difference (DiD) is a popular method in empirical economics and has important applications in other social sciences as well. DID is a quasi-experimental design that uses panel data to estimate the effects of specific intervention or treatment (such as policy changes, new laws, social program implementation) on outcomes over time and between …

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The Development Impact of Foreign Aid: Story Re-told

There has been an intense debate in the literature over the reasons behind the loose developmental effects of foreign aid. Away from the straightforward reason that majority of aid flows follow political rather than development objectives (Kanbur et al., 1999; Dreher, et al. 2009). Further, several reasons have been introduced in the literature see for …

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