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Mongi Boughzala

Research Fellows

Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Tunis El Manar


Areas of Interest:

  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • International Trade
  • Labor Market
  • Public Finance
  • Microeconomics

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, USA, 1978
  • B.S., Economics, Faculté de Droit et des Sciences Economiques de Tunis, 1970

Experience:

  • Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Tunis El Manar, 1976-present
  • Dean, Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion de Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar, Apr.1993-Apr.1996
  • Chairman, Department of Economics, University of Tunis El Manar, 1990-1993

Latest Publications:

  • “Rural and Regional Development and Inequality in Tunisia: Promoting Inclusive Growth in Arab Countries” (2016), in “The Arab Spring Five Years Later”, Case Studies, Volume 2, Edited by Hafez Ghanem, Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC. 2016.
  •  “Youth Employment and Economic Transition in Tunisia(2016)”, in “The Arab Spring Five Years Later”, Case Studies, Volume 2, Edited by Hafez Ghanem, Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC. 2016.
  •  “Inflation Targeting in MENA Countries: An Unfinished Journey (2011)”, Edited by Mongi Boughzala (University of El-Manar, Tunis) and David Cobham (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh), Palgrave 2011.
  •  “Inflation Targeting and Financial Fragility in Tunisia” (2009), in “Monetary Policy and Central banking in the Middle East and North Africa”, edited by David Cobham and Ghassan Dibeh, Routledge, 2009.
  • “Credibility of Inflation Targeting in Morocco and Tunisia” (2007), presented at the 8th Mediterranean Social and Political Research Meeting, Florence- Monticatini Terme, 21-25 March 2007
  • “Liberalizing Maritime Transportation in Tunisia” (2006), in “The Liberalization o f Trade of services in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey”, a research project supported by “FEMISE, completed with Lahcen Achy, Hana Kheireldine an dsubidey Togan. www.femise.org
Working Papers

Unemployment Persistence and The Informal Sector

This paper argues that unemployment persistence in countries like Tunisia is not caused only by ... read more


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Aligning Incentives for Reforming Higher Education in Tunisa

This paper is about the institutional and regulatory system governing higher education in Tunisia; its ... read more


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Credibility of Inflation Targeting in Morocco and Tunisia

Abstract Can the Moroccan and the Tunisian financial systems withstand the consequences of adopting IT, and is ... read more


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Are the Conditions for the Adoption of IT Satisfied in Morocco?

Abstract The objective of this paper is to explore the feasibility and efficiency of inflation targeting ... read more


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