Linguère Mously Mbaye

African Development Bank Group, Côte d'Ivoire, and IZA, Germany

I am pleased to contribute to this project which I find very innovative and useful. I hope that IZA World of Labor will significantly contribute to have more and better evidence-based policy regarding labor economics issues

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Economic Consultant, The African Development Bank, Côte d'Ivoire

Research interest

Development economics, applied microeconomics, natural disasters, migration, labor economics, female empowerment

Past positions

Research Associate and Deputy Program Director of the Employment and Development Program Area, IZA, Germany


PhD Economics, CERDI, University of Auvergne, 2013

Selected publications

  • “Natural disasters and human mobility.” International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics 10:1 (2016) 37–56 (with K. Zimmermann).

  • “Natural disasters, migration and education: An empirical analysis in developing countries.” Environment and Development Economics 20:6 (2015) 767–796 (with A. Drabo).

  • “Bride price and fertility decisions: Evidence from rural Senegal.” The Journal of Development Studies (Forthcoming) (with N. Wagner).

  • Remittances and Credit Markets: Evidence from Senegal. IZA Discussion Paper No. 9340, 2015.

  • “Barcelona or die: Understanding illegal migration from Senegal.” IZA Journal of Migration 3:21 (2014).