Egypt Research



Verme Paolo, Milanovic Branko, Al-Shawarby Sherine, El Tawila Sahar, Gadallah May, El-Majeed Enas Ali A.Jan 01, 2014

Press coverage of the Egyptian revolution, both local and international, made frequent use of the word "inequality" to describe one of the factors that generated discontent. During the current transitional phase,...

Policy Research Working Paper
Verme Paolo, Hlasny VladimirAug 01, 2013

By all accounts, income inequality in Egypt is low and had been declining during the decade that preceded the 2011 revolution. As the Egyptian revolution was partly motivated by claims of social injustice and ...

Board Summary
Jun 27, 2013

Executive Directors approved the loan for the Helwan South Power Project for the Arab Republic of Egypt in the amount of USD 585.4 million on the terms and conditions set out in the President's Memorandum. ...

Board Report
May 01, 2013

Engineering Consultants Group (ECG), a private consulting firm (Egypt) was commissioned by the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) and Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company (UEEPC) to prepare the ...

Global Economy
Global Economic Prospects

In this report, the World Bank downgrades its global growth forecast for 2012 to 2.5% and warns developing countries will be impacted. Read More »

Hartwig Schafer
Country Director, Egypt, Yemen, Djibouti
Thomas Laursen
Lead Economist for Egypt