Algerian expert Rabah Arezki has been appointed as the World Bank’s Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in replacement of Sri Lankan Shanta Devarajan.
Rabah Arezki, former head of the commodities unit of the IMF’s Department of Studies, discussed topics including energy, commodities, international macroeconomics and development economics.
PhD Economics European University Institute, 2006.
Visiting Scholar Economics Department Boston University, 2003.
M.Sc. Statistics Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (ENSAE), 2003.
Economist, CEPII, OFCE and CEPREMAP 1999-2000
Journal of the European Economic Association, Economic Journal, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Public Economic Theory, European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Development Economics, World Bank Economic Review, World Development…
Other Professional Positions:
Non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Treasurer of the African Econometrics Society.
Research Associate, OxCarre, Economics Department, University of Oxford, UK.
Research Affiliate, CESifo Research Network, Munich, Germany
Research Fellow, Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt.
Resource Person (Project Evaluator), African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi, Kenya.
Research Fellow, Navarra Center for International Development (NCID), University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.