Al-Sahwarby Sherine

Al-Sahwarby Sherine

Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Director of Economic Research- EgyPols


Phone: +20100 175 4071



Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University

Country: Egypt

Institute type: University

FEMISE Institute: yes

Areas research expertise

  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Social Policies (Health Social Protection)
  • Poverty and Inequalities

Participation in FEMISE-funded research: %s

Last publications

Al-Shawarby, Sherine and Mostafa Abdalla (2017). "The Tamween Food Subisiy System in Egypt: Evolution and Recent Implementation Reforms", in Alderman, Harold; Gentilini, Ugo; Yemtsov, Ruslan (editors) "The 1.5 Billion People Question : Food, Vouchers, or Cash Transfers?. 2017. Washington, DC: World Bank. © World Bank. License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”

Al-Shawarby, Sherine (2017) “Should we Tax the Rich More”, Arabic translated version of the Munk Debate on the Economic Inequality between Paul Krugman and George Papandreou, and Newt Gingrich and Arthur Laffer, Cairo Center for Development Benchmarking (Arabic).

Al-Shawarby, Sherine (2017). Inclusive Growth and Forward Looking Macroeconomic policies. Egyptian Review of Development and Planning, Vol. 25, No. 1, June. Institute of National Panning.

Al-Shawarby, Sherine (2017). The Value of the Egyptian Pound: Is It Time to Learn the Lesson”, the Annual report of Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, Al-Ahram Print house. (Arabic).

Verme, Paolo, Branko Milanovic, Sherine Al-Shawarby, Sahar El Tawila, May Gadallah, and Enas Ali A. El-Majeed (2014). Inside Inequality in the Arab Republic of Egypt: Facts and Perceptions across People, Time, and Space, The World Bank, Washington DC.

Al-Shawarby, Sherine and Hoda Selim (2013), International Food Price Pass-Through in Egypt, Springer Book, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, and

Velez, C.E., H. El-Laithy, and S. Al-Shawarby, Equality of Opportunity for Children in Egypt, 2000-2009:
Achievements and Challenges (2012). ERF working paper series and World Bank Policy Research Working Paper.