Khaled Zakaria Amin
Visiting Scholar

Associate professor at the School of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, and adjunct faculty at the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, the American University in Cairo. Actively involved in research about public policy and finance and public administration reform with emphasize on the issues of public finance management, fiscal decentralization, local governance, public assets management, property tax administration, policy analysis and evaluation, and fiscal intergovernmental relations in developing countries.

Ph.D. and M.Phil. degrees in Public Administration from Wagner School of Public Service, New York University, in years 2005 and 2003, respectively. Master degree from Cairo University in Privatization Management in year 1996. Research grants from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the World Bank, and the American University in Cairo.

Worked as a public finance and a public administration reform consultant for different international institutions and corporations, including the WB, the UNDP, the EC, and the USAID, in several development projects in countries of the Middle East and North Africa region, mainly Jordan, Yemen, Morocco, Syria, and Egypt. Involved in capacity building activities in the Jordanian Ministry of Planning, the Yemeni Ministry of Local Administration, and the Egyptian Ministries of Finance, Education, Local Development, and Justice. Publications on fiscal decentralization, education finance, government fiscal and institutional reform, and local governance.