BA, MSc, PhD
Alma joined IES as a Research Officer in October 2020. Her main interests include labour market structures and policies, employment and disability, and the gender wage gap with a focus on the UK and the Middle East. She completed a PhD in Economics at SOAS, University of London where she explored issues pertaining to labour force participation using a range of quantitative and qualitative techniques.
|2020||SOAS, University of London||PhD, Economics|
|2015||Warwick University||MSc, Economics|
|2014||American University of Beirut||BSc, Economics|
|2018‑2019||Research Associate, Economic Research Forum (ERF)|
|2017||PhD Intern, United Nations University World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER)|
Boustati, A. (2020) The Evolution of Female Labour Force Participation in Jordan. Economic Working Paper 236. London, United Kingdom: SOAS.
Boustati, A. and Walsh, A. (2020) Insecurity and Migration in North Africa. K4D Helpdesk Repor. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.
Walsh, A. and Boustati, A. (2020) Trade integration in North Africa: impediments and opportunities. K4D Helpdesk Repor. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.
Elbadawi, I. Boustati, A. Fallah, B. Louis, M. Makdisi, S. Youssef, J. Albinyan, R. Tumen, S. (2019) Repatriation of Refugees from Arab Conflicts: Conditions, Costs and Scenarios for Reconstruction. Femise Euromed Report. Cairo, Egypt: Femise and ERF.