Yacine BELARBI is chief of the economic governance and regulation division in CNES (Conseil national économique et social). He was senior researcher in CREAD since 2009. His research focuses on economic geography, macroeconomic policies and economic development.
He was visiting professor at Paris 13 university and Paris Ouest university, and exercised for many years as head of macroeconomic division in CREAD. Yacine BELARBI published many papers, his most recent works focus on Electricity load dynamics in Algeria, Econometrics of the buffer panel threshold models, the interaction effects of institutions and oil dependence on growth. He was the general director of the Research centre in applied economics for development (CREAD).