Afaf Rahim is a research fellow at the Kiel Institute of World Economy. She holds a PhD in Economics from Wageningen University, and has previously worked as a Research Coordinator at the Tufts University in Boston, assistant professor at the Centre of Near and Middle Eastern Studies of the Marburg University and as post-doctoral researcher at the Pretoria University.
Her research is multidisciplinary in scope, spanning several fields of study, from agriculture and natural resource management, to poverty and social impact analysis. As part of MEDAM, Afaf aims to apply her expertise in empirical economic research to the study of migrants’ labor market and social integration.
- Applied microeconometrics
- Agricultural and environmental economics
LanguagesArabic, English, Dutch
The challenges in asylum and migration policy require a comprehensive approach with broad support by all EU member states. In our assessment report we propose a strategy based on the concept of ‘flexible solidarity’.
How can the responsibility for refugees be distributed more fairly – globally and within the EU? And how can we curb irregular migration while expanding legal immigration to the benefit of all concerned? These and other questions are addressed in the first MEDAM assessment report.