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Amine Ouazad
France, Morocco

Assistant Professor of Economics and Political Science

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Abu Dhabi

Amine Ouazad is Assistant Professor of Economics at INSEAD since 2008. He holds a PhD from the Paris School of Economics -- European Doctoral Program, joint with the London School of Economics -- and graduated from the Ecole polytechnique in 2003.

He has been teaching MBAs and EMBAs (Core courses called Prices and Markets) and PhDs (Econometrics "Big data" and Microeconomics) at INSEAD. Previously he was teaching microeconomics for four years at the London School of Economics, the Institute for Political Science in Paris, "Sciences Po", and ENSAE. Prior to joining INSEAD faculty in 2008, Amine has been a research associate at the London School of Economics, a junior researcher at CREST-INSEE, and a visiting researcher at Princeton University.

Amine's research looks at the structure and evolution of cities using very rich microeconomic data. His work is published in the Journal of Economic Theory , the Journal of Public Economics , the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics,Education Finance and Policy . Amine has also conducted research and consultancy for the French and British governments. His work has been quoted by leading American, British, Dutch, French, German, Emirati newspapers: Washington Post,Les Echos, The Wall Street Journal,Real Time Economics, Wirtschaftswoche (die Zeit),The Daily Telegraph, and others. He is regularly invited by France 24 English to debate on the US and the French economy.

He has presented his work at the London School of Economics, the University of Amsterdam, Princeton University, Boston College, Columbia University, Duke University, the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia, Uppsala University, the Paris School of Economics, Georgetown Business School, the University of Texas in Austin, University College London, the European Institute in Florence, Cornell University, Carlos III in Madrid, New York University, CREST-INSEE, the University of Bonn, the University of Michigan and other universities.

He is a referee for the Economic Journal, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Labor Economics, the American Economic Review, the Scandinavian Review of Economics, the Journal of Human Resources,the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management,American Economic Review: Microeconomics.

Research Areas

Econometrics; Urban Economics; Mortgage Credit; Economics of Education.


Prices and Markets (Core MBA Course); Econometrics and Microeconometrics (PhD in Management).

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