Al-mouksit AKIM

Al-mouksit Akim is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics within the Faculty of Governance, Economics, and Social Sciences of Mohammed VI – Polytechnic University (UM6P). Before joining UM6P, He has been working for the World Bank within the Social Protection & Job Department where he was involved in many projects providing technical assistance to Governments of Developing countries. He is also a Research Associate at DIAL-IRD where he works on a project in line with the distributive effect of fiscal policies in 3 West African countries. Moreover, He has initiated a research project funded by the Partnership for Economic Policy research network (PEP research network) and has published in high ranked journals in development economics.

M. Akim holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics graduated in 2018 from PSL Research University – Paris Dauphine University. Before he gets enrolled in Ph.D. in France, he graduated from the National School of Economics and Statistics in Senegal (ENSAE-Senegal) where he obtained his diploma of Economist Statistician Engineer.

With his strong background in Economics and Statistics built throughout his Master and Ph.D., as well as his professional experience, he is very enthusiastic about addressing economic development issues related to migration, the distributive effect of fiscal policy, social protection, poverty, and inequality using public policy assessment, econometric and micro-simulation tools. 

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Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality , Fiscal policy, Labour markets and employment


Title Country Themes
Credit constraints, agricultural productivity and household welfare in Burkina Faso: a gender perspective Burkina Faso Gender & women’s empowerment , Agriculture and food security


M. Al-mouksit Akim
Assistant Professor
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

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