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Marouane El Abassi

World Bank Representative in Libya
Marouane El Abassi holds a Doctorate in Economics from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne, a MS degree in Economics Mathematics & Econometrics from the University Paris 2 and a MS degree in Agro- Economics, Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne- INRA PARIS. He holds an aggregation in economics and since 2007 he was appointed on the position of full professor at the University of Carthage. Marouane El Abassi has published several research articles in leading academic journals and conference proceedings, and was awarded several teaching and research excellence awards. He has taught extensively on MBA and executive programs. He was invited as a visiting professor in the University of Tsukuba and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at New work. Since, 1997, he was recruited as a Senior Advisor at the Institut Arabe des Chefs d’Entreprises “IACE” , expert at the Tunisian Institute of Strategic Studies, and as an Economic Advisor to the Minister of Trade , Tourism and Handcraft in charge of the coordination of the of Export Development Projects financed by the World Bank. Since January 2008, he joined the World Bank Group as a Senior Economist and Country Program Coordinator for Libya. Since November, 2010, he was appointed as the World Bank Representative in Libya.