Habib Zitouna

Senior Fellow

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

e-mail: hzitouna@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”