Rania A. al‐Mashat, Egyptian, is currently Sub‐Governor for Monetary Policy at the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE). Prior to joining the CBE, she was a Senior Economist at the IMF in Washington DC. She received her Masters and PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland. Her fields of specialization are applied macroeconomics, international economics and monetary policy. She is an Executive Board member of the Egyptian Stock Exchange and the Arab International Bank.
Revolutionary Results /2. In Egypt the Central Bank has countered the collapse in confidence generated by political uncertainty. But the absence of an economic upturn, the very high unemployment, the collapse in foreign currency reserves and the anaemic growth in GDP remain alarming.