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Ali M El-Agraa

Emeritus Professor of International Economic Integration

Ali M. El-Agraa, is a British Emeritus Professor of International Economic Integration. He is a member of the Royal Economic Society, UK, American Economic Association, USA, and the UK's International Economics Study Group Committee (1982-1988).


Ethnicity: His father's ancestors are a mixture of Egyptians, Iraqis and Saudi Arabians. His mother's are a mixture of Egyptians, Saudi Arabians, Syrians and Turks

Ali was born on January 1, 1941, in Wad Medani, Sudan. He arrived in England in 1964 and became a British citizen in 1977. He is a son of Mohammed Abdul-Rahman El-Agraa and Rawdhat Al Fardous Yaaghoub Elamin Hammad.


Bachelor of Science in Economics with Honors, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1964. Master of Arts in Economics with Distinction, University of Leeds, UK, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Leeds, UK, 2000. Higher Doctorate, Kyushu National University, Japan, 2001.


Senior Scholar (Tutor/Assistant Lecturer) in Economics, Khartoum University, Sudan, 1964-1967, then Lecturer, 1967-1972; Lecturer in Economics, Leeds University, UK, 1971-1981, Head, Office of the University Adviser to Overseas Students, Leeds University, UK, 1979-1982, Senior Lecturer, Leeds University, UK, 1981-1993. Professor of International Economics and European/American Economies, Fukuoka University, Japan, 1988-2011, Emeritus Professor of International Economic Integration, Fukuoka University, Japan, 2011-. Visiting Professor of International Economics, European Studies and Arab Economy, International University of Japan, Japan, 1984-1986.

Visiting Distinguished Scholar, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1985. Visiting Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University, USA, 1997-1998. Lifetime Visiting Professor, Wuhan University, China, 1990-. Chairman Board of Advisors, Kyushu Conference for Government, Industry and Universities, Fukuoka, Japan, 1989-1994. Chairman, Fukuoka International Forum (FIF), Fukuoka, Japan, 1990-1998, President, FIF, 1998-2009. Consultant, Kyushu Economic Forum, Fukuoka, Japan, 1989-1995 and the Anglo-Japanese Economic Institute, London, UK,1988-2002.

Senior International Consultant, United Nations's Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2001.



Member Royal Economic Society, American Economic Association, International Economics Study Group Committee (1982-1988).


  • Other Interests

    gym activities, walking, travelling, bridge, music


Married Diana Latham Moult, October 20, 1979. Children: Mark Stephen, Frances Hannah.

Diana Latham Moult

Mark Stephen El-Agraa

Frances Hannah El-Agraa