Investing in People

Egypt is an early adopter of WB's Human Capital Project to create demand for investments in people as the key to equitable growth.



Marina Wes

Country Director, Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti

Ibrahim Chowdhury

Senior Economist, Egypt

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Oct 09, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reaching New Heights: Promoting Fair Competition in the ...

GDP growth is projected to be 0.6% in the region in 2019, a fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Oct 09, 2019

Egypt's Economic Update — October 2019

Real GDP growth reached 5.6% in FY19, up from 5.3% in FY18. Data for the first nine months of FY19 show that this pickup is driven by net exports, as goods and services exports inched up in tandem with a contraction of ...

Jul 16, 2019

Egypt Economic Monitor, July 2019- From Floating to Thriving: Taking Egypt’s ...

This report looks at an important aspect of the Egyptian economy’s competitiveness: export performance and integration into global markets.

Mar 03, 2019

Egypt: Women Economic Empowerment Study

The study provides the context of the Egyptian women’s share of the public space as reflected in their access to education, health, social protection, and decent work opportunities.

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