DIRECTOR OF THE BROOKINGS DOHA CENTER
Tarik M. Yousef is a Senior Fellow in the Global Economy and Development programme and the Director of the Brookings Doha Center. His professional career has spanned the academic world at Georgetown University and the Harvard Kennedy School; and the policy arena at the IMF, the World Bank, and the UN. His research has focused on the political economy of policy reform in the Arab world. He has contributed numerous articles and co-edited several volumes including most recently Public Sector Reform in the Middle East and North Africa: Lessons of Experience for a Region in Transition (Brookings Institutions Press, 2020).