Jamel Zarrouk


Jamel Zarrouk
Senior Economic Advisor Dubai Economic Department

Dr Jamel Zarrouk, currently, is Senior Economic Advisor at the Government of Dubai’s Economic Department, and Adjunct Professor of Practice at the New York University, Abu Dhabi. Previously, Jamel worked as Director of Macroeconomics and Forecasting, at the Economic Policy & Research Center within Dubai Economic Council; Chief Economist at the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, and; Research Director at the Arab Monetary Fund (UAE). Jamel offers extensive hands-on experience in providing policy advice to national governments on trade and financial reform issues across Middle East and North Africa region, and to renowned multilateral institutions. He published various research studies on regional trade and development and has recently written articles on the UN and World Bank blogs on the Merits of Islamic Finance in achieving sustainable development in the post-2015 global development agenda. Jamel holds an MA and PhD in Economics and was a research scholar at the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA. Prior to his Ph.D. studies, he graduated from Université de Lille, France, with Maitrise en Sciences Economiques. Jamel is Research Fellow at the Economic Research Forum (Cairo, Egypt), and Senior Scholar at the New York University, Abu Dhabi.

Papers Published in Journal of Gulf Economics:

Boosting Dubai's Competitiveness

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