Hesham Abdel-Rahman, Ph. D.

Hesham Abdel-Rahman, Ph. D.

Louisiana Real Estate Commission Professor of Economics


Office: 425 Kirschman Hall
Phone: 504-280-7343
Email: habdelra@uno.edu
WebPage: http://fs.uno.edu/habdelra/


Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania.

Research Interests:
City Systems and Trade, Urban Land Use, Location Theory, Economic Growth, Labor Market and Income Disparity, and Urban Development, Urban Productivity.


Urban and Regional Economic

Dr. Abdel-Rahman served as a visiting Professor at the Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, Japan. He presented invited papers at several universities around the world (France, Japan, Taiwan, and U.S.A.). Dr. Abdel-Rahman has published extensively in professional periodicals such as the Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Regional Science, and Regional Science and Urban Economics. His research interests is in city systems and trade, urban land use, location theory, economic growth, labor market and income disparity, and urban development, urban productivity. He was awarded the 1996 College of Business Administration Researcher of the year Award.