Rania Miniesy - Associate Professor of Economics

Dr Rania Miniesy

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

The British University in Egypt

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Rania Miniesy is Associate Professor of Economics at the British University in Egypt (BUE).

Rania received her BA from the American University in Cairo (AUC) majoring in Economics and minoring in Business Administration and her MA in Economics, also from AUC. She was awarded her PhD in Political Economy and Public Policy from the University of Southern California (USC).

Rania has been employed at the BUE since 2005. She is now the Acting Head of the Economics Department, a member of the BAEPS Faculty Council and the BUE’s Institutional Planning and Development Unit.  She is the cofounder of the Experimental and Behavioural Economics Laboratory (EBEL) at the BUE.  

Rania developed the first and many subsequent versions of the institution’s BSc (Honours) Economics programme and has also assisted in the development of two distance learning MScs. Rania is interested in research related to growth and development, especially as related to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), and gender related issues. She has developed new interests in behavioural and experimental economics with three researches in the pipeline.

Rania has many publications in international peer reviewed journals.  She is now the editor of an Emerald, Scopus indexed Journal, the Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies (JCEFTS) and is in the editorial board of a few other international journals.