Mustapha Ziroili

Docteur - Aix-Marseille Université


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Fields of interest

Development economics, Labor Economics, Poverty and Inequality, Discrimination, Statistics and Socio-economic Data collection.


  • 2016 – 2019 PhD candidate in Economics : University of Aix-Marseille-France
    Thesis Title : “Re-examination of inequalities in the labor market in developing countries : the case of Morocco”
    Supervisor : Prof. Eric Verdier, University of Aix-Marseille and LEST
    Co-Supervisor : Prof.Said Hanchane, EGE-Rabat
  • 2012 - 2013 Executive Master, Applied Labor Economics for Development, Sciences-Po Paris-France
    Thesis Title : “Drivers of informality in Morocco”
    Supervisor : Christophe Nordmane, DIAL-France
  • 2003 - 2006 Master of Science, Applied Economics, National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics, Rabat-Morocco


  • Jan 2017-present Senior Economist : Research on Vulnerable Groups Unit (Observatory of Population's Living Condition - HCP), Chief
    Main duties :
    • Development of multidimensional and monetary poverty for targeting vulnerable groups ;
    • Developing national reports : gender inequalities, human capital, labor market analysis ;
    • Developing microsimulation models for social policies.
  • June 2013-Dec 2016 Labor Economist : Head of Design & Analysis Unit, HCP
    • Analysis of labor market dynamics ;
    • Development of researches on human capital, gender wage gap analysis, youth development, decent work and labor market outcomes.
  • Nov 2006-Dec 2011 Labor market Information Specialist, HCP
    • Designing process of the National Survey on Employment
    • (questionnaire, sampling, developing training guides, and supervising survey's teams) ;
    • Developed dashboards, quarterly and annual publications on activity, employment and unemployment (labor statistics) ;
    • Managed database on labor statistics ;
    • Contributed to the project of introducing new technologies in data collection (CAPI, data collection by computer) ;
    • Developing data processing methods ;
    • Developing international/national cooperation to develop the national system of labor statistics (ILO, MEDSTAT, SESRIC, PARIS21...).

Academic experience

2016 Teaching Econometrics ; EGE-Rabat, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

Publications and work in progress

  • “Individual determinants of female labor participation in Morocco” (with Mohammed
    Taamouti), les Cahiers du Plan, 2011
  • “Decent work in Morocco : Current situation and perspective” (with J.Guennouni),
    presented in the 60th World Statistics Congress in Rio in July 2015
  • “Gender Wage Gap in Morocco : is there any evidence for discrimination”, presented in the
    60th World Statistics Congress in Rio in July 2015
  • “Jobs-skills mismatch and Moroccan labor market”, work in progress
  • “Labor market segmentation and inequality in developing countries”, work in progress

International Activities and certifications

  • December 2017 “Inclusive Growth”, IMF Institute, Kuwait
  • July 2017 Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis, held in Marrakech-Morocco ; organized by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
  • May 2017 Impact Evaluation, the World Bank Group's Identification for Development (ID4D) and Development Impact Evaluation (DIME)-Washington
  • August 2016 Macro-economics and modelling for labor market analysis, ITCILO-Italy
  • 07-10 April 2015 Capacity Building/SESRIC : Training courses for the benefit of the National Agency of Statistics and Demography of Senegal : \"Analysis of Labor Market Statistics\".
  • Mai/June 2014 Developing comprehensive policies and programs to support youth-Academy on Youth Development in ITCILO-Italy
  • April 2011 Labor Market Information 1- Designing labor force surveys & labor force modules for household surveys, to measure decent work, ITCILO-Italy
  • April 2011 Labor Market Information 2- Analysis survey data to monitor labor market conditions and progress towards decent work, ITCILO-Italy

► Arabic : Native speaker
► French : Fluent
► English : Very good

Additional skills
Statistics and Econometrics Engineering :
► Survey techniques and statistical inference ;
► Econometric modeling ;
► Impact Evaluation ;

Computer tools
► SPSS (advanced), STATA (advanced), EVIEWS, GAMS and ARIEL.
► Microsoft Office, LaTex/Beamer (basic).