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Dr. Moamen Gouda

Institutional Economics of Muslim-majority Countries, Law and Economics of Islam, Economics of Crime and Terrorism, and Islamic Constitutionalism.

Dr. Moamen Gouda is Professor of Middle East Economics at the Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), Seoul, South Korea. His research focuses on Institutional Economics of Muslim-majority Countries, Law and Economics of Islam, Economics of Crime and Terrorism, and Islamic Constitutionalism.

He has been an elected board member at the Middle East Economic Association since 2019. He is a research fellow at Economic Research Forum, a research associate at Marburg Center for Institutional Economics, Philipps-University Marburg, and a visiting lecturer at the "Master’s in law and economics of the Arab region" program at Hamburg University's Institute of Law and Economics, as well as Marburg University’s Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS).

Moamen Gouda received his Ph.D. in economics from Philipps-University Marburg, where he was a Yousef Jameel scholar. He received his MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, UK. Dr. Gouda’s articles are published and forthcoming in Political Research Quarterly, Public Choice, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Disasters, Constitutional Political Economy, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, European Journal of Law and Economics, British Journal of Middle East Studies, among others. His work has been cited in many media outlets including Arirang News, Economy Chosun, China Daily, National Affairs, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and the Harvard Crimson.

Dr. Moamen Gouda
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