Middle East Research Seminar on Poverty and Inequality in Egypt：On 18st February 2022
Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies and Center for Islamic Studies at Sophia University invite Heba El-Laithy (Cairo University), and hold a research seminar on poverty and inequality in Egypt.Heba El-Laithy is an expert in statistics at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University. Her field of study is poverty and inequality in Egypt and the Middle East region, using the Household Income, Expenditure and Consumption Survey (HIECS). In this seminar, she will talk about the trends in poverty and inequality in Egypt, using the recent HIECS, conducted in October 2019 – March 2020, just before the Covid-19 outbreak. The HIECS (Household Income, Expenditure and Consumption Survey) is the survey conducted periodically by CAPMAS (Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics) to identify changes in consumption patterns and measure the poverty rate. She will also talk about the state of household employment and consumption prior to the pandemic.
Registration： https://forms.gle/4pb2GnmDngrP2mir6(Registration deadline February 16, 2022 )*Seminar URL will be sent to you later.
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