Ayah El Said is an analyst at Roubini Global Economics focusing on the Middle East and North Africa as well as emerging markets. Her areas of expertise include international finance, financial development and monetary economics. She is also part of the World Economic Forum team led by Nouriel Roubini that develops the WEF’s Financial Development Report. Prior to joining RGE, she worked in the monetary policy unit of the Central Bank of Egypt, the World Bank office in Cairo, and as a teaching associate and adjunct at New York University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics with highest honors from the American University in Cairo, and a master’s degree in economics from New York University, where she was a Fulbright Scholar. Her master’s thesis, “The Impact of Financial Development on Savings,” was written under the supervision of Dr. Roubini.
Recent Blog Posts by Ayah El Said
- Egypt: And the Money Starts Rolling In?
- Political Uncertainty Across the MENA Region
- RGE’s Wednesday Note – Unrest in Egypt, Uncertainty in the Region
- Policy Continuity in Egypt Despite Protests
- RGE’s Wednesday Note – Will Egyptian Elections Scare Would-Be Investors?
- Kuwait Finally Going the Whole Nine Yards?
- Another Blow To The GCC Monetary Union: the UAE Pulls Out
- Will a ‘Bad Bank’ Provide A Solution To Kuwait’s Financial Woes?
- Stress-testing Islamic Finance
- GCC sovereigns Resort to the Bond Market
- What Role Could Bonds Have in the Quest for New Sources of Finance in the GCC?
- Is this the end of the Central Bank of Egypt’s Tightening Cycle?
- Fallout of the Global Financial Turmoil in the Middle East