Ahmed Elsayed received his PhD in Economics from Maastricht University in 2015. Before PhD, he worked as a Research Assistant under the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) assistantship program.

He 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. He served as the Deputy Program Coordinator of IZA's research area "Gender and Family" from 2015 to 2018. He is currently the Deputy Project Coordinator for the "Gender, Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries Programme" (G²LM | LIC) and the Deputy Program Coordinator of IZA's network program area "Labor and Development".
His main research interests are in labor economics, migration, and development economics.


IZA Publications

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. 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