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Jamal Ibrahim Haidar

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Jamal Ibrahim Haidar is a PhD student at the Paris School of Economics. In 2011, he was a member of a team working on the development of the first-ever global database on exporter growth and dynamics, built based on firm-level export data. Previously, he worked at the World Bank, IFC, IIF, Deloitte, UNDP, and UNESCO on more than 10 developing countries in different geographic regions. His research has focused on three sectors: (i) private sector development, particularly on the implementation and impact of business regulatory reforms around the world as well as on infrastructure privatization in the Middle East and North Africa; (ii) trade, particularly on trade facilitation in developing countries as well as the connection between trade and productivity in India before and after firms' participation in export market; and (iii) finance, particularly on currency crisis transmission as well as sovereign credit risk in the Euro zone. He holds a masters degree in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University and a master degree in international finance from Cass Business School.