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Sameer Ali

Sameer Ali

Sector : Academic Figures , Professors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1950
  • Age : 66
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Born in Abu Kash, Ramallah, in 1950; earned a BSc in Economics from Jordan University (1976), then enrolled at the Prague School of Economics, from where he graduated with an MSc in Economics in 1980 and a PhD in 1984; joined An-Najah National University as Assistant Professor of Economics in 1985, and served as Chairman of its Dept. of Economics from 1986-1989; was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA, in 1990-91; member of the Palestinian Delegation to the 1991 Madrid peace conference as well as the subsequent bilateral negotiations and the Multilateral Middle East Economic Working Groups during 1991-1993; chairman of the Arab Economists’ Association in Ramallah; founded the Palestine Center for Peace and Democracy (PCPD) in Ramallah in 1992 and serves as Chairman of its Board of Directors since 2003; head of the Palestinian Counterpart Team to the World Bank from 1992-1994; Dir.-Gen. of the Economic Policies and Project Selection Office at PECDAR from 1994-1996; General Manager of the Arab Palestine Investment Bank (APIB) from 1996-1999; publisher of the Palestine Economic Pulse from 1995-97; Dir.-Gen. of PALTRADE from 1999-2002; Dir.-Gen. of MAS - the Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute in Ramallah since March 2004 and part-time lecturer in Birzeit University; conducted numerous research projects on the Palestinian economy and its relation with Israel and the region; active also in various NGOs and public institutions; member of the Advisory Board of the Micro-enterprise and Micro-credit Project (MMP) since its establishment in 1999; co-founder and Chairman of the Arab Center for Agricultural Development (ACAD); member of the Board of Directors of the Palestinian Corporation for Micro-credit and Development (FATEN); member of the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions since May 2002; member of the Advisory Board for the Israeli-Palestinian Public Health Magazine (Bridges).


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