Tamer Afifi holds a Ph.D in Economics (International Trade) from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, an MA in Economics of Development from the Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, The Netherlands, and a B.Sc. in Economics from Cairo University, Egypt. He is currently Associate Academic Officer at the United Nations University - Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), Bonn, Germany. At UNU-EHS, he works in the area of Environment and Climate Change Induced Migration and focuses region wise on the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and Central America and has done field research in the three regions.  


Library Articles

Policy makers and academics often pay little attention to environmental drivers of migration in Egypt. This paper demonstrates that environmental factors are often the hidden cause of the migration of Egyptians from one region to another. The analysis is situated in the broader studies on migration,...

  • Economics

  • Ph.D (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)