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Our Team
 MAS employs a small core team of research and administrative staff and hires the services of additional researchers as the need arises. Over the years, MAS has built strong ties with all major Palestinian researchers of economics within Palestine and in the diaspora, and continues to draw on their expertise and to count on their involvement in the research programs that it conducts. Thus, the list of the junior research staff who work as part of the core team does not give the full picture of MAS’s research capacity. The Publications section provides a more complete idea of the identity of the many high-profile contributors to the Institute.
Following is a list of MAS’s core research, administrative, and technical personnel with their respective positions and educational backgrounds:

Director General
Raja Khalidi Development Economics, 1981, University of London (SOAS), UK.
Director of Finance and Administration
Rami Rezqallah
M.A. in Accounting and Taxation, 2004, Al-Quds University- Abu Dis, Palestine.
Director of Research
Dr.Rabeh Morrar
PhD. Innovation Economics, Lillel University of Science Technology, France, 2011


Misyef Misyef
M.A in Economics, 2000, Abu Dees University
Assistant Researchers
Ali Jabbarin
M.A., Applied Statistics (2014), University of Malaya, Malaysia. 
B.A., Applied Mathematics to Economics (2012), Birzeit University, Palestine.
Wafaa Al-Bitawi
M.A. in Economics, 2016, Birzeit University, Palestine.
B.A. in Finance, 2013, Birzeit University, Palestine.
  Iman Saadeh M.A. in Sociology Polices & Development, 2018, Birzeit University, Palestine
B.A., Business Economics (2012), Birzeit University, Palestine.
Research Assistants
Islam Rabee
M.A. in Economics, 2017, Birzeit University, Palestine
B.A., Applied Mathematics to Economics (2013), Birzeit University, Palestine.
  Rand Tawil B.A., International Politics and Economics (2019), Middlebury College, USA
Project Coordinator
Yousef Srouji
M.A. Development Practice (2019),University of California, USA 
Non-Resident Senior Researchers

Samir Abdullah
Ph.D. in Economics, 1984, Prague School of Economics, Czech Republic
Numan Kanafani
Ph.D. in Economics, 1982, Lund University, Sweden.
Fadle Naqib Ph.D. in Economics, 1981, Queen’s University, Canada  

Administrative Staff

Research Secretary Diala Jarrar B.A., in Economics, 2015, Birzeit University, Palestine
Librarian Afaf Harb  MA, Library Science, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA, 1983.
MA, Philology, People’s Friendship University, Russia, 1974.
Librarian Assistant Ahlam Al Khateeb B.A., Arabic Language and Literature, 2010, Birzeit University, Palestine
Head- IT Dept. Suliman Qasim

B.A. in Applied Computing (CS) , 2015, Palestine Technical University - khadoori.

Manager, Office of the Director General Haneen Masri B.A. in English Language & Literature, 1998, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.
Seminar Coordinator Mohammad Naser M.A in Contemporary Public Relations, 2021, Arab American University (AAUP), Palestine
Desktop Editor Lina Abdullah Accounting Diploma, 2007, Palestine Technical College, Palestine.
Secretarial Diploma, YWCA, Jerusalem, 1990.
Accountant Nataly Tanous MBA, 2020, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Palestine
Administrative Assistant   Haneen Zayed Diploma in Administration, 2010, Palestine Technical University.
Head of Services Naim Manasra High-School Diploma
Service Personnel Nael Ajaj
Fadi Jabareen