Yosr Abid-Fourati - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Yosr Abid-Fourati

Research Associates

Expert in governance and regional public management, German Cooperation - GIZ, Tunisia

Areas of Interest:

  • Regional development and governance
  • Microsimulation modeling and inequality analysis
  • Economic theory: Political economy of reform and Pension policy


  • Ph.D., Economics, National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, Ireland, 2010
  • M.A., Economics, University of Paris IX Dauphine, Paris, France, 2002
  • B.A., Economics, University of Toulouse, France, 2001


  • Expert in governance and regional public management, German Cooperation – GIZ (Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), Tunisia, Since August 2014
  • Development Economist, TPAD (Technical and Practical Assistance to Development), Tunisia, 2007-2014
  • Consultant in regional development, governance and projects’ evaluation

Latest Publications:

  • Abid, Y. and O’Donoghue, C., Irish Citizens’ Attitudes to Pension Reform and Redistribution, Social Policy and Society, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp. 203-220, April 2014
  • Abid, Y., Doherty, E., Flannery, D. and O’Donoghue, C. “Eliciting Individual Preferences for Pension Reform,” Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Under Revision.
Working Papers

Decomposing Welfare Inequality in Egypt and Tunisia: An Oaxaca-Blinder Based Approach

In order to understand the main drivers of welfare inequality in Egypt and Tunisia, the ... read more

Working Papers

Exploring the Determinants of Welfare Distribution in Tunisia and Egypt Using a Welfare Generation Model

The present paper intends to identify the main driving factors of the distribution of welfare ... read more


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