Dr. Yasmine Abdelfattah


Assistant Professor of Statistics in the Faculty of Business


Dr. Yasmine Abdelfattah has been working as an assistant lecturer teaching Statistics and Econometrics since 2012 and as a teaching assistant from 2007-2010 at the Economics department, the British University in Egypt. Abdelfattah has several years of practical experience as an actuarial analyst at the Actrural Support Unit, the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA), from September 2010 till January 2012. She received her BSc majoring in Statistics and minoring in Economics in 2007 from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS), Cairo University.  In 2011, she obtained her MSc in Statistics and Econometrics from FEPS.  In March 2019, Yasmine was awarded a Ph.D. in Statistics and Environmetrics from FEPS on the spatiotemporal modeling and forecasting of Blue Nile Basin precipitation. Abdelfattah is an expert in quantitative methods and their applications in Climate Sciences, Natural Resources & Environmental Economics, Energy, and Development. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed papers in academic journals, working papers, and book chapters.  Abdelfattah is a member of the International Statistical Institute, the International Environmetrics Society, African Econometric Society, American Economic Association, Middle East Economic Association, and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. She is a frequent reviewer for the Economic Modeling, and Environment, Development, and Sustainability journals.

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