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Mohamed Zahran

Teaching Associate, Faculty of Social Sciences



Mohamed joined the School of Economics in 2024 as a Teaching Associate. Before coming to Nottingham, he worked as a Teaching Associate in the department of economics and finance at Queen Mary University of London, and City, University of London where he also completed his Ph.D. in Economics. He has international professional experience as an Associate Lecturer in Economics with in-depth knowledge of fiscal policy, and econometric forecasting models sufficient to enable innovation and new understanding in the field by developing a promising research agenda. He supervises Master students in a variety of areas including macroeconomics, econometrics, and international economics. He also studies Academic Practice Postgraduate Diploma for Advance HE Senior Fellowship in the UK.

Teaching Summary

Current Economic Issues; Advanced Macroeconomics; Macroeconomics for Policy

Research Summary

2023 "Impacts of Fiscal Policy Uncertainty Shocks", submitted to Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics.

2023 "Estimating Nonlinear impacts of Uncertainty Shocks Using Functional Approximation of Impulse Responses", W.P. with VJ Gabriel and H Park.

2022 "Transmission of Debt-Financed Fiscal Policy over Persistent and Infrequent Uncertainty", W.P. 2021 "Estimating Household and Business Uncertainties: When the Imperfect Knowledge of the Forecasting Model Matters", W.P.

2020 "Negative-supply-driven Uncertainty Shocks", available at SSRN.

2019 "The Response of Remittances Inflows to Asymmetric Oil Price Shocks in Egypt", published in Re- view of Economics and Political Science.

2023 £3000 Research travel grant from City, University of London. 2023 Team Teaching Excellence Award at the Queen Mary Education Excellence Awards. 2019 Full PhD Scholarship from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Egypt. 2019 Full PhD Türkiye Scholarship in Istanbul from the government of Turkey, (declined).

2015 Full Masters scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Germany. 2015 £14,415 full tuition waiver for M.Sc. in Economics at the University of East Anglia in Engand,(declined). 2013 Research grant from the Ford foundation at the American University in Cairo.

Future Research

Macroeconomics; Fiscal policy; Applied Econometrics; International Economics.

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