Director of Research, Syria Trust for Development
Nader Kabbani is the Director of Research at the Syria Trust for Development, a non-profit NGO headquartered in Damascus, Syria. Prior to joining the Syria Trust, Kabbani was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Economics at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He also worked as an Economist with the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and as a Research Analyst and Fellow with the California State Senate Office of Research. Kabbani obtained a B.A. in Economics from Claremont McKenna College, an M.A. in Pubic Management from California State University, Sacramento, and Ph.D. in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University. Kabbani has been a consultant with the World Bank, the European Training Foundation, the Food and Agriculture Organization, and the United Nations Program on Youth. He has published numerous articles in edited volumes and international journals, including Journal of Human Resources and Teachers College Record.