Ahmed Elsayed Mohamed is a Senior Research Associate at IZA. He is the Deputy Director of the IZA’s program area "Gender, Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries" (G²LM | LIC) and the network program area "Labor and Development".

He received his PhD in Economics from Maastricht University in 2015. Before PhD, he worked as a Researcher under the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) Reserach Assistantship program.

Ahmed joined the IZA network as a Research Affiliate in 2013. In 2014 he moved to Bonn as a Research Associate and in 2017 he became Senior Research Associate.

His main research interests are in labor, migration, and development economics. He is particularly interested in the economic implications of terrorism for both native and migrant groups, as well as gender inequalities in education and labor markets in developing countries.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14982
Oriana Bandiera, Ahmed Elsayed, Andrea Smurra, Celine Zipfel
published in: Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2022, 36 (1), 81-100
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13969
Ibrahim Alhawarin, Ragui Assaad, Ahmed Elsayed
published in: Journal of Housing Economics, 2021, 53, 101761
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11597
published as 'Global terror, well-being and political attitudes' in: European Economic Review, 2020, 123, Article 103394
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11245
published as 'Political Change and Informality' in: Economics of Transition, 2019, 27 (1), 31 - 66
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11240
published online as 'Empowering women in conservative settings: evidence from an intervention in rural Egypt' in: Review of Economics of the Household, 26 August 2021
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8069
Revised version published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017, 55 (1), 58-82
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7530
revised version published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2018, 31 (1), 45 - 67