Agnès Zabsonré

Ms. Zabsonré is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at Université Nazi Boni, Burkina Faso and a Research Fellow at PEP. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Université Laval, Canada and a Master’s degree in Statistics from INSEA, Morocco. Her research interests include welfare and poverty analysis, mineral resources and local public goods provision.

Previouly, she has worked as a research consultant at UNDP and the World Bank and as a statistician at the National Statistical Institute of Burkina Faso where she led the 2003 living standards measurement survey.

She was the recipient of the Governor General’s academic medal in 2012 at Université Laval, and has received the PEP best practice awards. Her papers have been published in some international journals, including World Development, Journal of Public Economics and Canadian Journal of Economics.

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Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality , Labour markets and employment


Title Country Themes
RFP - Examining the Impact of Early Childbearing on Labor Market Outcomes Brazil Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Gold exploitation and socioeconomic outcomes: the Case of BurkinaFaso Burkina Faso Poverty and Inequality
Access to Credit and Women Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Bangladesh Bangladesh Gender & women’s empowerment , Entrepreneurship
Mobilité interne et entrepreneuriat des jeunes en République démocratique du Congo Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Entrepreneurship
Is there discrimination against women entrepreneurs in formal credit markets in Nigeria? Nigeria Gender & women’s empowerment , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Education language choice and youth entrepreneurship in Chad Chad Education and training , Youth and children , Entrepreneurship


Ms Agnès Zabsonré
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics and Management
Université Nazi Boni

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