Mahmoud Ahmed was a member of GlobalFood from 2017 to 2020 . The information on this site reflects the status at the point of leaving GlobalFood.


Mahmoud Ahmed

Current Position
Doctoral Researcher

Field of Research
B4 : Consumer Acceptance of Foods with Ethical Labels
Supervisor: Prof. Yasemin Boztuğ

Research Interests
Applied Microeconometrics, Individual-Level Demand Models, Preference Heterogeneity, and Food Choice and Consumption (w.r.t. Health, Sustainability & Food Labeling).


  • April 2017– Present
    Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    Doctoral Researcher
  • October 2013–January 2016
    Siegen University
    School of Economic Disciplines
    Master of Science in Economic Policy
    Master thesis: Estimating Price Elasticities Using Scanner Data from Dutch Households
  • September 2003–May 2007
    Cairo University
    Faculty of Economics and Political Science
    Bachelor in Economics
    Major: Economics, Minor: Statistics


  • April 2017– March 2020
    Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    Chair of Marketing and Consumer Behavior

    RTG 1666: "Global Food"
    Research Assistant
  • March 2016–December 2016
    Siegen University
    Chair of Public Economics
    Research Assistant
  • October 2014–March 2015
    Siegen University
    Chair of European Macroeconomics Studies
    Student Assistant
  • November 2010–October 2013
    HSBC Bank, Egypt
    Retail banking
    Teller officer
  • September 2007–October 2010
    Okaz Stockbrokers, Egypt
    Retail Trading
    Stock Trader