|Professor Ott received a B.A. in Economics (Highest Honors) from Cairo University in 1956 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1962.
Current Research and TeachingProfessor Ott's research interests are public economics, macroeconomic theory and policy, and health policy. She is currently engaged in the following research topics:
"Modeling Mass Killing: For Gain or Ethnic Cleansing," (with S. H. Bae). Handbook on the Economics of Conflicts, editors D. Brandon and K. Hartley. (forthcoming).
Special Issue: Developing the African Continent, Guest Editor: Attiat F. Ott, Journal of International Advances in Economic Research, vol. 15, No. 3, August 2009.
Symposium in honor of Richard Abel Musgraave, Guest Editors: Attiat F. Ott and Richard J. Cebula, Journal of Economics and Finance, vol. 32 number 4, October 2008:
"Predatory Behavior of Governments: The Case of Mass Killing," A. F. Ott and S. H. Bae, Journal of Defense and Peace Economics, Vol. 19, issue 2, 107.
The Elgar Companion in Public Economics: Emprirical Public Economics. A. Ott and R. Cebula (eds), 2006.
“Do Conservative Governments Make a Difference in Monetary Policy? A Comparative Study of the US and the UK” (with Vladislav Dolgopolov and Anna Belova), Atlantic Economic Journal , A Special Issue Dedicated to William E. Simon, former Secretary of the Treasury, September 2003.
“Tax Reform: Chasing the Elusive Dream” (with Sheila Vegari), Atlantic Economic Journal, A Special Issue Dedicated to William E. Simon, former Secretary of the Treasury, September 2003.
Public Sector in the Global Economy: From the Driver's Seat to the Back Seat, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., UK, February 2003.