Michael Ewers

Regional Ambassador - Middle East

Michael Ewers is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) at Qatar University, where he has worked since 2015. Michael received his PhD in 2010 at The Ohio State University, after which he was an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University. Michael’s research studies processes of international labor mobility, human capital acquisition and regional economic development, with a specialization in the Middle East. Ewers’ work on Islamic financial centers with Jessie Poon has been supported by a U.S. National Science Foundation grant on “Building Knowledge Capital in Specialized Financial Centers: Islamic Wall Streets in Malaysia and Bahrain.”