Boris Najman - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Boris Najman


University Paris East Créteil (UPEC)/ Department of Economics

I am Associate Professor and Researcher in Development Economics at University Paris East Créteil (UPEC)/ Department of Economics since 2002. I am the director of the “international economic studies” Master at UPEC. I am regular visiting professor in several Universities.

I have worked both with quantitative and qualitative data, analysing governance and labour market development (including migrations), informal economy and poverty in EU, MENA, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Since 1994, I have policy advice expertise in development and transition economies. I worked as a consultant for the ILO and UNDP. My policy advice record includes economic analysis of public institutions such as pension fund, health care fund, employment agency several countries.

I advice government policies and interact at the highest levels in five languages.

Working Papers

Cronyism, firms’ Productivity and Informal Competition in Egypt

This paper investigates the role of informal firms’ competition in determining the micro-level effect of ... read more

Working Papers

Informal Competition, Firms’ Productivity and Policy Reforms in Egypt

This paper investigates the effect of the competition stemmed from informal firms on formal firms’ ... read more


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