Mohamed El-Komi

Associate Professor of Economics and Director of BEDMLab, American University in Cairo

Mohamed El-Komi is Associate Professor of Economics at the American University in Cairo. He was also Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at Durham University, UK, Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of Texas-Dallas and visiting scholar at James Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. His main areas of research are behavioral/experimental economics and Islamic finance. He was the Deputy Director of the Center for Behavioral Economics and Finance at Durham University. And he is now the Director and founder of the Behavioral and Economic Decision-Making Lab (BEDMLab) at AUC. Mohamed organized several conferences on Islamic finance, behavioral economics and experimental economics and has been the initiator and guest editor of JEBO’s special issues on Islamic finance. Mohamed’s public service career includes being a diplomat until he became minister plenipotentiary. Mohamed has MA from Warwick University, MSc. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas-Dallas.

Recent work by Mohamed El-Komi