Abdelkrim Araar

Dr. Araar Abdelkrim was born in Souk-Ahras (Algeria) in 1966. After his classical studies, he obtained a bachelor's degree in Economics (finance) at the University of Algiers in 1990. Classified the first at the national level, he obtained a governmental scholarship for training in economics abroad. He obtained a Master degree in Economics at the University of Sherbrooke with a mention of excellence in 1993. Thereafter, he obtained a PhD in Economics at Laval University in 1998. He is a PEP resource  person and a  consultant at the World Bank. Abdelkrim has long been the principal PMMA resource person, involved in designing and conducting training activities, developing training material, conducting fundamental research, providing distance support to PMMA researchers, mentoring a large number of the PEP projects, developing the DAD software. He is the co-author, with Jean-Yves Duclos, of the book “Poverty and Equity: Measurement, Policy and Estimation with DAD”. In addition, he is a co-author, with Paolo Verme, of the book  "The Quest for Subsidy Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa Region".  Many of his papers have been published  in international journals. He is also the author of a series of the Stata packages, as the DASP Stata package “Distributive Analysis Stata Package” and the SUBSIM "SUBsidy SIMulation" Stata package.

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Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Poverty and inequality , Health and nutrition, Education and training, Impacts of government programs, Fiscal policy

Projects

Title Country Themes
Simulations of policy responses and interventions to promote inclusive adaptation to and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis in Ethiopia Ethiopia Health and nutrition
Simulations of policy responses and interventions to promote inclusive adaptation to and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis in Ghana Ghana Health and nutrition
Simulations of policy responses and interventions to promote inclusive adaptation to and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis in Vietnam Viet Nam Health and nutrition
Gendered Effects of Crop Diversification and Rainfall Shocks on Household Food Security Status in Nigeria Nigeria Gender & women’s empowerment , Agriculture and food security , Climate change
Women’s Employment Issue in Rural Senegal: What Can We Learn About the Shift From Farm Activities to Diversification Strategies? Senegal Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
Accessing finance for productive employment opportunities in rural Benin Benin Labour markets and employment , Financial inclusion
The Gender Gap in Smallholder Agricultural Productivity: The Case of Cameroon Cameroon Gender & women’s empowerment , Agriculture and food security
‘Work-study’ and Educational Mismatch among Youths: Evidence from Zambia Zambia Education and training , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Access to child care and mothers’ employment quality: lessons from Chile Chile Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Understanding youth entrepreneurship in Benin: the role of microcredit uptake and entrepreneur capacity building Benin Youth and children , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Can Urbanization Improve Household Welfare and Provide Inclusive Opportunities? The Case of Urban Expansion in Ethiopia Ethiopia Poverty and Inequality
Migration, Remittances and Child Schooling in Rural Cambodia Cambodia Education and training , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Gender and Age Diversity to Forster Innovation and Productivity Growth Brazil Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
EMPLOYMENT VULNERABILITY, EARNINGS AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING IN KYRGYZSTAN Kyrgyzstan Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Do out-migration and remittances induce shifts to non-farm entrepreneurship among the left-behind? Evidence from Nepal Nepal Labour markets and employment , Globalization and trade , Entrepreneurship
Off-farm participation, agricultural production and farmers’ welfare in Tanzania and Uganda Kenya Poverty and Inequality , Agriculture and food security
Financial Inclusion and Gender Disparity in Risk Appetite for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Performance: Evidence from Ethiopia Ethiopia Gender & women’s empowerment , Education and training , Financial inclusion
Rural nonfarm engagement and agriculture commercialization in Ghana: complements or competitors? Ghana Labour markets and employment , Agriculture and food security
Poverty, Inequality and Oil Exploitation in Chad Chad Poverty and Inequality
The Dynamics of Microcredit Borrowings in Cambodia Cambodia Financial inclusion
Gold exploitation and socioeconomic outcomes: the Case of BurkinaFaso Burkina Faso Poverty and Inequality
Spillovers from off farm self-employment opportunities in rural Niger Niger Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Migration, Remittances, Labor Market and Human Capital in Senegal Senegal Labour markets and employment , Globalization and trade
Female Entrepreneurship, Access to Credit, and Firms' Performance in Senegal Senegal Gender & women’s empowerment , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Mobilité interne et entrepreneuriat des jeunes en République démocratique du Congo Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Entrepreneurship
Education language choice and youth entrepreneurship in Chad Chad Education and training , Youth and children , Entrepreneurship
Poverty, Inequality and Stochastic Dominance,Theory and Practice : Illustration with BurkinaFaso Surveys Burkina Faso Poverty and Inequality
Is the Value Added Tax Reform in India Poverty-Improving? An Analysis of Data from Two Major States India Poverty and Inequality , Fiscal policy
Impact des échelles d'équivalence sur la répartition régionale de la pauvreté au Cameroun: une approche dynamique Cameroon Poverty and Inequality
Transient and Chronic Rural Household Poverty: Evidence from Kenya Kenya Poverty and Inequality
Measurement and Sources of Income Inequality Among Rural and Urban Households in Nigeria Nigeria Poverty and Inequality

Details

Mr. Abdelkrim Araar
Professional of research
Université Laval
PEP Network, CIRP

Contact information:

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T: 1 418 656 7507
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araar.abdelkrim@ecn.ulaval.ca

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