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Dr. Nesma Ali

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Building 24.31 Room 01.32
Tel.: +49 211 81-10239

Educational Background
2013-2017 PhD in Economics, Paris-Est University (France)
2011-2012 Master M2 in Development Economics, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University (France)
2007-2011 Bachelor and Master M1 in Economics, Cairo University (Egypt) – joint degree with Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University



Post-Doctoral Researcher at DICE, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
2014-2017 Project Researche Assistant at CEPREMAP (Centre
pour la Recherche Economiques et ses Applications, France)
2015-2016 Teaching Assistant at Paris-Est University
2013-2014 Junior Researcher at Occurrence (France)
2012-2013 Economic Consultant at Davis University of
California (USA and Burkina Faso)
Representative Publications
Recent Research
  • Ali, Nesma & Stiebale, Joel, “The effect of Horizontal Mergers and Acquisitions in India”
  • Ali, Nesma & Najman, Boris, “Cronyism, firms’ productivity and informal competition in Egypt
  • Ali, Nesma, Atanasijevic, Jasna & Najman, Boris, “The design of innovative algorithms to improve efficiency of tax administration using big data on tax declarations in Serbia”
Teaching and Research Interests
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Development Economics
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