Research Interests: 

I hold a PhD in economics from Paris-Dauphine University. My research is focused on financial market development and its impact on economic growth in MENA region (Middle East and North Africa).


 January 2020


February 2015:

“Demographics in MENA Countries: A Major Driver for Economic Growth” with Najat El Mekkaoui & Hippolyte d’Albis, De Economist (2020).


“The impact of yuan internationalization on the stability of the international monetary system”
with Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Journal of International Money and Finance 57 (2015): 115-135

Working Paper:

April 2020: “Social Security in Arab Countries: A Regional Comparison of the Well-Being of Older People.” with Najat El Mekkaoui & John Turner

Other contributions:

May 2018:  “Human Capital, Labour Market Friction And Migration In Egypt, Jordan, Morocco And Tunisia”, EMNES Study 005

Work in Progress: 

  • “A new comprehensive efficiency index for financial markets in MENA region”
  • “Financial and economic growth in MENA region”