Habib Zitouna

Senior Fellow

Professor of Economics, University of Carthage, (UR MASE and Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management of Nabeul)
General Director, Tunisian Institute of Competitiveness and Quantitative Studies

e-mail: hzitouna « at » gmail.com

 

Research topics

[1] International trade

[2] Foreign Direct Investiment

[3] Transition

 

Publications

[1] Ben Slimane M., Huchet-Bourdon M., Zitouna H. (2015), “The role of sectoral FDI in promoting agricultural production and improving food security”, International Economics, forthcoming.

[2] Baghdadi L., Martínez-Zarzoso I., and Zitouna H. (2013), “Are RTA Agreements with Environmental Provisions Reducing Emissions ? “Journal of International Economics, 90, pp.378-390.

[3] Chebbi H., Olarreaga M. & Zitouna H., (2011), “Trade openness and CO2 emissions in Tunisia”. Middle East Development Journal, 3(1), 29-53.

[4] Bertrand O., Zitouna H., (2009), “Efficiency Gains and Foreign Takeovers : Remoteness Matters”. International Journal of Banking, Accounting And Finance, 1(4), 314-339.

[5] Kousnetzoff N., Mirza D., Zitouna H., (2008), “Oil Prices, Transport Costs and Globalisation”. La Lettre du CEPII 282

[6] Bertrand O., Zitouna H., (2008),”Domestic versus cross-border acquisitions : which impact on the target firms’ performance ?”, Applied Economics, 40(17), 2221-2238.

[7] Bertrand O., Mucchielli J.-L., Zitouna H., (2007), “Location Choices of Multinational Firms : The Case of Mergers and Acquisitions”, Journal of Economic Integration, 22(1), 181-209.

[8] Bertrand O., Zitouna H., (2006), “Trade Liberalization and Industrial Restructuring : the role of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions”, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 15(2), 479-515.

[9] Montout S., Zitouna H., (2005), “Does North-South Integration Affect Multinational Firms’ Strategies ?”, Review of International Economics, 13(3), 485-500. .

[10] Bertrand O., Mucchielli J.-L., Zitouna H., (2005), “Les Déterminants de la localisation des F&A transfrontalières : une application aux opérations des années 1990″, Revue de l’OFCE, 94, Juillet.

[11] Montout S., Mucchielli, J.-L., Zitouna H., (2005), “Investissements directs étrangers, stratégies des multinationales et échanges inter et intrafirme(s)” In SESSI (ed.), L’industrie en France et la mondialisation, chapitre 4, pp. 69-109

[12] Montout S., Zitouna H., (2004), “North-South Integration and Multinationals : The case of the Automobile Industry in Mexico”, In T. Mayer and J-L Mucchielli (Eds.), Multinational Firms’ Location and New Economic Geography, Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, chapitre 4, pp : 76-89.

 

Working papers

[1] Ghali S., Zitouna H., Karray Z. and Driss S., (2013), “Effects of NTMs on the Extensive and Intensive Margins to Trade : The Case of Tunisia and Egypt”, ERF Working Paper No 820

[2] Ghali S., Zitouna H., Karray Z. and Driss S., (2013), ” Trade, Transactions Costs and TFP : Evidence From Tunisia and Egypt”, ERF Working Paper No 807

[3] Mirza D., Zitouna H., (2009), “Oil Prices, Geography and Endogenous Regionalism : Too Much Ado About (Almost) Nothing”. CEPII Working Paper N° 2009-26, October.

 

Work in progress

[1] Ben Slimane M., Huchet-Bourdon M., Zitouna H., ” The role of institution’s quality and the sectoral FDI in improving the food security in developing countries”

[2] Jouini N., Mirza D., Zitouna H., “Impact of open sky on international tourist flows : The case of south Mediterranean Countries”

[3] Derbali A., Trabelsi L., Zitouna H. , “Democratic transition and FDI Inflows”