Dr. Dina Rabie
Lecturer
Building G, Room 245

Dr.Dina Rabie is a Lecturer of Economics and the Director and co-founder of the Experimental and Behavioural Economics Laboratory (EBEL) at the BUE. Her area of expertise lies in understanding and explaining the individual decision-making process. Dr. Rabie is experienced in teaching microeconomics, behavioural economics, and financial economics. Her research employs experimental methods to explain behavioural outcomes.

 Dr. Rabie holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Hamburg, Germany, where she also coordinates the cooperation agreement between the University of Hamburg and the BUE. She is a holder of an M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Economics from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, and an MBA (focus in Finance) from the Arab Academy Graduate School of Business.

Education
  • Ph.D. in Economics (2021), University of Hamburg, Germany.

  • M.Sc. in Economics (2013), Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt.

  • MBA major in Finance (2012), Arab Academy Graduate School of Business, Egypt.

  • B.Sc. in Economics (2005), Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt.

Research Interests
Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics 
Journal Articles

Under review papers:

  • Rabie, D. (2021) “RoSCAs in Egypt: A Banking Institution or a Commitment Device?”, ILE working paper 2021 no. 52. Under Review. 
  • “Fasting and Honesty: An Experimental Evidence from Egypt”, (with Mohamed Rashwan, and Rania Miniesy). Under Review. 
  • “Are Higher Order Risk Preferences Correlated with Choice Inconsistency in Time and Risk Games?”, (with Gerd Muehlheusser and Andreas Nicklisch). 

Work in progress:

  • “Does Feedback Matter? An Experiment”, (with Farida Khattab). 
  • “Risk and Time Preferences of the Poor and the Rich”, (with Salma Rizk and Rania Miniesy) 
  • “Do Inheritance Rules Shape Social Preferences in Muslim Communities? An Experimental Evidence from Egypt”, (with Nora Elbialy). 
Chapters in Books
  • “RoSCAs in Africa: The Case of Egypt”. Nziku, D.M. and Struthers, J.J. (Ed.) Enterprise and Economic Development in Africa, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 277-291. 
     
  • “Entrepreneurship and SMEs in International Trade and Investment”. Direct Investment Advisory Services (DIAS), Zurich, The Switzerland. pp. 1-44, 121-141.
Responsibilities
Director and Co-founder of the Experimental and Behavioural Economics Laboratory (EBEL). Coordinator for the Economics-department/ Hamburg University partnership. Team member of the Visibility and Social-Cohesion Committee.
Position
Lecturer
Modules
Behavioral Economics./ Study Skills & IT Applications in Economics/ Financial Economics/ Intermediate Microeconomics / Law and Economics / Business Finance /Experimental Economics / Applied Microeconomics / Financial Economics III