List of Publications
‘Policies to enhance the role of trade unions in public policy making’ (2006) Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute, Ramallah, West Bank.
‘The Paris Economic Protocol and beyond; in search of an optimal trade arrangement’ (2007) Co-authored with Numan Kanafani, The Palestine Yearbook of International Law, Volume 14 (2006-2007), pp. 75-97. Brill: Netherlands.
The determinants of female labour force participation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip’ (2007). Co-authored with Garry Sotnik. Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute, Ramallah, West Bank.
The Political Economy of Food Aid to Palestine: Co-authored with Numan Kanafani. Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 2008, vol. 3, issue 2, pages 39-48 .
‘Youth exclusion in the West Bank and Gaza Strip: the Impact of Social, Economic and Political Forces’ (2009). Co-authored with Edward Sayre. Middle East Youth Initiative Working Paper.
‘Barriers to Female Labour Market Participation and Entrepreneurships in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (2012). Centre for Development Studies/ Birzeit University.
Arab Countries Experiences in Gender Mainstreaming in Public Sector Organisations (2013). ESCWA.
Implications of the Kerry Framework: the Jordan Valley – A commentary. Journal of Palestine Studies, Spring, 2014.
Samia Al-Botmeh is an assistant professor in economics at Birzeit University. She was the director for the Centre for Development Studies at Birzeit University till 2014. She has also worked with the Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute (MAS) in Ramallah as a researcher. She has completed her PhD at the School of African and Oriental Studies- University of London, in labour economics. Areas of interest and publications are gender economics, labour economics, and political economy of development. She has engaged in research on alternatives to neo-liberal development in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the economics of the one state and gender differentials in labour market outcomes.