Mariam is a Research Assistant in the Experimental and Behavioural Economics Lab (EBEL), Department of Economics, Faculty of BAEPS. She graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University in January 2020, with a major in Economics and a minor in Political Science. In her senior year, she was awarded the Sawiris Scholarship to study at the University of Chicago. There she studied and researched into Behavioural and Experimental Economics. Her dissertation was about nudging techniques to encourage tax compliance; titled “Impact of Inclusion and Empathy on Tax Compliance in Egypt: A Behavioural and Experimental Approach.” Mariam is interested in public policy issues in Egypt, and is working on approaching them from behavioural and experimental perspectives. She is also interested in Behavioural Law and Economic Analysis of Law.
- BS.c in Economics (with Honours) from Cairo University, 2020 (GPA 3.526/4.0).
- IGCSE Graduate from Manara Language School with grade Excellent 100%.
- Behavioural and Experimental Economics
- Public Policy
- Economic Analysis of Law