Bilal Tabti

Bilal Tabti

PhD Candidate in Economics

Department of Economics

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Languages
English, French
Key Expertise
Macroeconomics, Growth

About me

Bilal Tabti is a PhD student affiliated with the Centre for Macroeconomics (CfM) at the London School of Economics.  Bilal's research interests focus on Applied Macroeconomics.  He is currently studying the determinants of entrepreneurial activity in frictional labour markets, and how unemployment risk affects the decision to transition to entrepreneurship.  His past work also looked at the role of housing wealth shocks in explaining the long-run decline of entrepreneurial activity in the United States.

Bilal previously worked at the International Monetary Fund as a PhD Intern, where he studied the determinants of firm productivity and resource misallocation in Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) countries. Alongside his studies, he has also been a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) at LSE, teaching a second-year undergraduate Macroeconomics course for the last two years. He previously taught a second-year undergraduate Microeconomics course as well as a third-year undergraduate International Trade course.  He holds an MRes in Economics (with Distinction) from the London School of Economics as well a MSc in Economics and Public Policy (Summa Cum Laude) from Sciences Po Paris.

Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Growth

Supervisors
Alwyn Young

Research Centres
Centre for Macroeconomics

Teaching
EC210: Macroeconomic Principles

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