Mustapha Nabli is currently international consultant and researcher in the area of economic and social development. He specializes in the Arab and Middle East and North Africa region. He is also currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Economic Policy, a global research network; and member of the Board of the Global Development Network, an International Organization dedicated to capacity building for research in economic and social development.

He was Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia from January 2011, just after the revolution, until July 2012. Prior to joining the World Bank, he was during the period 1995- 1997 an independent consultant and researcher. From 1990 to 1995 he was Minister of Planning and Regional Development, then Minister of Economic Development in the Government of Tunisia. His fields of interest include international trade, economic integration, applied econometrics, macro and monetary economics, institutional economics and economic development in general.

Mustapha K. Nabli holds a Master’s and a PhD in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (1974).

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The Arab revolutions: any new paths from here?

Paper Conference paper | | Apr 2014

While successive waves of democratization over the last half century changed the political landscape in various regions of the world, the authoritarian regimes have maintained their hold on power in the Arab region.