Ali Fakih is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair of the Department of Economics at the Lebanese American University. He is also a Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO), Global Labor Organization (GLO), and a Research Associate at the Economic Research Forum (ERF). He received his PhD in Economics in 2011 from HEC Montréal, the business school affiliated with l’Université de Montréal. His research interests include Labor Economics, Development Economics, Econometrics, Finance-Growth Nexus, Political Transformations, MENA Economies.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2012 and became a Research Fellow in April 2018.