Dr Ashraf Mishrif
Senior Lecturer in Political Economy
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 1798
Address Room 4B, Chesham Building
King's College London
Dr Mishrif, a native of Egypt, is a graduate of Cairo University (BA, Archaeological Conservation), Anglia Ruskin University (BA Hons, Politics with History), Leeds University (MA, Modern International Studies), and King’s College London (PhD, Mediterranean Studies), where he was a Visiting Senior Research Fellow.
Before assuming his new post as Senior Lecturer in Political Economy at King’s College in June 2010, Dr Mishrif was Senior Lecturer in International Business and Finance at Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, and a Lecturer at the University of Greenwich. He also had a range of executive and advisory posts, including ten years as Cultural Advisor for the Egyptian Embassy Cultural Bureau in London and a member of the Academic Board of Directors at the Boston Business Management School, Singapore.
He has also provided advisory services to a range of international companies, government departments and international organizations, including the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Switzerland.
Euro-Arab trade relations
FDI & economic growth
Inward investment attraction & facilitation
Global strategies for multinational enterprises
Internationalization of small & medium sized businesses
Dr Mishrif is specialist in foreign direct investment (FDI) and international trade policies, with particular focus on the Middle East, and Euro-Mediterranean economic relations. His research, consulting and teaching interests focus on Euro-Arab trade relations; FDI and economic growth; inward investment attraction and facilitation; global strategies for multinational enterprises; internationalization of small and medium sized enterprises; and innovative, technology-based business activities.
He also has particular interest in the challenges facing the world trading system, including market access, dispute settlement mechanisms, poverty, labour standards and environmental concerns.
Ashraf Mishrif (2010) 'A Model for Egypt? Foreign Direct Investment in the Irish Economic Boom and the Irish Economic Boom', in What Did We Do Right?: Global Perspectives on Ireland's 'Miracle' pp. ?-?
Ashraf Mishrif, Sandra Selmanovic (2010) 'E-government in the Middle East and North Africa: The Role of International Organizations in the Experience of Egypt and Morocco', 6th International Conference on Public Administration, Canberra, AUSTRALIA 22-OCT-2010 - 24-OCT-2010 CHENGDU:UNIV ELECTRONIC SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CHINA PRESS pp. 905-926
[Conference Paper in Book (Print)]
Ashraf Mishrif, Sandra Selmanovic (2010) 'E-government in the Middle East and North Africa: The Role of International Organizations in the Experience of Egypt and Morocco', 2010 International Conference on Public Administration (ICPA 6th ), pp. 905-926
[Conference Paper in Book (Print)]
Ashraf Mishrif (2010) Investing in the Middle East: The Political Economy of European Direct Investment in Egypt I B Tauris & Co Ltd
[Authored Book in print]
Rory Miller, Ashraf Mishrif (2005) 'The Barcelona Process and Euro-Arab economic relations 1995-2005' Middle East Review of International Affairs,9 (2), pp. 94-108.
[Article in print Journal]
Expertise & public engagement
Dr Mishrif welcomes enquiries from prospective research students, looking to work with him on topics within his area of expertise, including: Foreign Direct Investment; International Trade Policies and Institutions; International Business Development; Intangible Infrastructure Development; Administrative, Regulatory & Economic Reforms; Euro-Mediterranean Economic Relations; and Inter-Arab Economic Cooperation.
'The future of Egypt's 25 January revolution', The Montreal Review, March 2011.
'Egypt: The Up-coming Economic Tiger', Al-Ahram International, 4 October 2007.
'Egyptian Economy towards Global Competition', Al-Ahram, Cairo, Egypt, 23 May 2007.
'Economic Reforms and the Growth of Foreign Direct Investment into Egypt', Al-Ahram International, 26 September 2006.