George Naufal, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist, Texas A&M University
Dr. Naufal is an associate research scientist and a research fellow at both the IZA
Institute of Labor Economics and the Economic Research Forum (ERF). He earned
his Ph.D. in Economics in 2007 from Texas A&M University and was an associate
professor of economics at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab
Emirates. His area of expertise is applied econometrics with applications to labor
economics, criminal justice, education, health, and migration demographics.
He is the co-author of Expats and the Labor Force: The Story of the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). His work has been cited by regional and international media outlets such as the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Criminal Justice, Migration, Armed Conflict, Public Health, Public Policy