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Christine Binzel is Professor of Economics: Economy and Society of the Middle East at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU). Her research interests are in the fields of development economics, applied microeconomics, and behavioral economics, with a particular focus on the Middle East and North Africa. Part of her work focuses on the Islamic revival in the Middle East and the economic history and development of the Middle East. Christine Binzel studied economics at Hamburg University, Aarhus University, and Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, and received her PhD in economics from Humboldt University of Berlin in 2010. After a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor at Dartmouth College in 2010/2011, she joined Heidelberg University as a postdoctoral researcher. During this time, she was a visiting scholar at Harvard Kennedy School (2012) and at UC Berkeley (2014).