Abdelrahman Nagy is a Senior Advisor with J-PAL Middle East and North Africa based in Cairo, Egypt. He works on various research projects focusing on improving small and medium business’ access to export markets and market information, youth employment, adult literacy, microlending, and e-learning. In this role, he manages research projects and works to establish research and policy partnerships with governmental and nongovernmental organizations. Abdelrahman also conducts outreach with policymakers to disseminate evidence from J-PAL evaluations.
Abdelrahman holds a master’s in quality and statistical control from Cairo University, and Master of International and Comparative education from the American University in Cairo. In addition, postgraduate diplomas in Public Policy, Child Rights, and Economics from Cairo University, and has received a Community Development Leaders fellowship from the State Department to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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