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, Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, and MENA Economies.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2012 and became a Research Fellow in April 2018.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7197
publslihed as 'Female Employment in MENA’s Manufacturing Sector: The Implications of Firm-related and National Factors' in: Economic Change and Restructuring, 2015, 48 (1), 37-69
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7172
published as 'Which Firms Export? An Empirical Analysis for the Manufacturing Sector in the MENA Region' in: Journal of Economic Studies, 2014, 41 (5), 672-695
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6822
published as 'Who hires foreign domestic workers? Evidence from Lebanon' in: Journal of Developing Areas, 2014, 48 (3), 339-352
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