Omar Hussein

Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Economics
Research Assistant
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
 Omar Hussein



  • Masters in Applied Economics Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne University (2017)

  • B.Sc. in Economics Cairo University (2016)

  • Bachelor in Economics Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne University (2015)

Research and professional activities


Social Networks in the Labour Market

First chapter: Co-worker networks and occupational mobility.

Supervisor: Carlos Carrillo Tudela , Xiaoyu Xia

Research interests

Labour Economics, Search and Matching, Social Networks

Publications: [1] Assessing data from summary questions about earnings and income. Labour Economics, 81, 102331, 2023. With Thomas Crossley and Paul Fisher. [2] Estimating the effect of AfCFTA on intra-African trade using augmented GE-PPML. Journal of African Trade, 8(2), pp. 62–76, 2021. With Richman Dzene and Hippolyte Fofack. Working papers: [1] Social contacts, wages, and turnover: the case of the Egyptian labour market. Economic Research Forum Working Paper No. 1536, February 2022.

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