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

Principal Fragility and Resilience Officer, The African Development Bank Group, Côte d'Ivoire

Research interest

Development economics, migration, gender, economic and policy analysis, fragility and resilience

Past positions

Senior Research Economist, The African Development Bank Group, Côte d'Ivoire, Research Associate and Deputy Program Director of the Employment and Development Program Area, IZA, Germany


PhD Economics, CERDI, University of Auvergne, 2013

Selected publications

  • "Migration and the autonomy of women left-behind." European Journal of Development Research 35:5 (2023): 1059-1079 (with J. A. Matz).

  • "Remittances and Rural Credit Markets: Evidence from Senegal.", Review of Development Economics 25:1 (2021): 183-199.

  • "Natural Disasters and Poverty Reduction: Do Remittances Matter?" Cesifo Economic Studies 63:4 (2017): 481-499 (with A. Drabo).

  • "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.” Journal of Development Studies 53:6 (2017): 891-910 (with N. Wagner).

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