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Sami Bibi

Research Fellows

Research Advisor, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), Labour Program, Research and Data Development (RDD) Division, Canada


Areas of Interest:

  • Development Economics
  • Applied Micro-econometrics
  • General Equilibrium Models

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, Faculte des Sciences Economiques & Gestion de Tunis (FSEGT), Tunisia, 2001
  • M.Sc., General Economics, Universite Laval, 1995

Experience:

  • Research Advisor, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), Labour Program, Research and Data Development (RDD) Division, 2010-Present
  • Research Fellow and Deputy Leader at the Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) network, Universite Laval, Quebec Canada. 2006-2010
  • Associate-Professor of Economics, Faculte des Sciences Economiques & Gestion de Tunis, 2004-2006

Latest Publications:

  • L’Effet des Taxes et des Transferts sur la Pauvret´e au Qu´ebec et au Canada. Joint work with: Jean-Yves DUCLOS, Universit´e Laval. Forthcoming in: Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques. 2011
  • Gender Poverty in Tunisia: Is there a Feminization Issue? Co-auteur: Rim CHATTI, IHEC Carthage, Tunisie. Middle East Develop- ment Journal, vol. 2 (2), pp. 283-307, 2010
  • Refining Targeting Against Poverty: Evidence from Tunisia. Joint work with: Christophe MULLER, University of Cergy, France. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol. 72 (3), pp. 381-410, 2010
Policy Research Reports

Equity and Inequality in the Arab Region

This report provides a review of empirical knowledge about income inequality in the Arab region, ... read more


Working Papers

Could the Behavioral Responses Justify the Absence of Direct Transfers to Fight Poverty in MENA Region?

Abstract While cash transfers through proxy means tests have increased over the last decade in Latin America ... read more


Policy Perspectives

Inequality and Polarization in the Arab World

This policy perspective examines why levels, changes and determinants of inequality are at the heart ... read more


Working Papers

Gender Poverty in Tunisia: Is there A Feminization Issue?

Abstract This paper investigates the association between gender and poverty in Tunisia based upon an empirical ... read more


Working Papers

Decomposing Income Inequality in The Arab Region

Abstract The main objective of this paper is to perform a decomposition analysis of the level ... read more


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