Graduate Research Assistants

El Mechry EL Koudouss (Meshry)
Meshry is currently an economics PhD student and a graduate research assistant at the Center for International Policy Studies, working with Professor Darryl McLeod. His general area of interest is economic development. In particular, he is interested in good governance, inclusive economic institutions, and the effectiveness of development assistance. Originally, he is from Mauritania. He came to the U.S. on a Fulbright scholarship. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and mathematics as well as master's degree in economics.

Contact: eelkoudouss@fordham.edu
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Website: www.meshry.com

Fei Wang
Fei Wang is from China. Prior to joining Fordham University, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Economics from University of Sussex and Master of Advanced Study (Part III of Mathematical Tripos) from University of Cambridge. His field of interest is international economics and applied econometrics.
Contact: fwang25@fordham.edu
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Junwei Chen
Junwei Chen is currently a second-year PhD in economics at Fordham University. She previously received her MA degree in Applied Economics from Georgetown University and her BA degree in Economics from Fudan University in China. Her main research interests are monetary policy, financial economics and public economics.

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Lu Yu
Lu Yu is from China. She obtained her BA in Economics from Central University of Finance and Economics in China and MA in Statistics from Columbia University. She is currently a PhD student in Economics at Fordham University, and she is also working as a graduate research assistant in the Economics department. She interests in International Economics Financial Economics and Political Economics.

Contact: lyu22@fordham.edu
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Nimrod Segev
Nimrod Segev is from Israel. He got his Bachelor degree as a double major in Economics and Psychology from Haifa University in Israel. He is currently enrolled in a PhD program in Economics at Fordham University. His research interests are in Macroeconomics and Development.

Rafia Zafar
Rafia Zafar is from Pakistan. She did her undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance along with an MS in Economics from Lahore School of Economics, Pakistan. Her MS thesis was focused on intergenerational transmission and evolution of preferences and its impact on demand for regulation. She has worked as a Research Assistant at CREB, Pakistan. Rafia is now a PhD student at Fordham and is also working as a graduate research assistant in the Economics department. Her research interests include endogenous growth theory, economic growth and development and inter-generational transmissions.

Contact: rzafar1@fordham.edu
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Ruixuan Hu
Ruixuan Hu is from China. He obtained his BS in Economics and Finance from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and MA in Economics from Fordham University. He is currently a PhD student in Economics at Fordham University,and he is also working as a graduate research assistant in the Economics department. He interests in International Economics Financial Economics and Macroeconomics.

Contact: rhu3@fordham.edu
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