Dr. Amr Ragab is an Assistant Professor of Development Economics at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. He holds a PhD in Economics from the New School for Social Research in New York. Before joining the Doha Institute, Dr. Ragab worked as an Economic Affairs Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme from 2010-2015. His work focused on advancing development policies in the areas of poverty reduction, inequality, and building resilience against economic shocks and crises. Dr. Ragab has taught economics at a number of US universities including City University of New York, St. John's University, and the New School University.