Labour economics, economics of immigration, economics of education, applied econometrics


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2004, Brahim Boudarbat is Full Professor in the School of Industrial Relations of the Université de Montréal. He is also Director of the Observatoire de la Francophonie économique de l'Université de Montréal, a Fellow of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) and a member of the Expert Committee of the Labour Market Information Council.

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the Université de Montréal, he is interested in issues related to immigration, post-secondary education, income inequality and working conditions of Canadians. In particular, his research interests and work focus on the integration of immigrants into the labour market in Quebec and Canada, career choices by young Canadians, income distribution, income gaps between men and women, the return on education, overqualification in the job, the use of languages at work and their remuneration in Quebec, the brain drain, indicators of job quality. He is also interested in the education and vocational training systems and youth employment in Morocco.

Brahim Boudarbat is the author of numerous articles and reports on the labour market. He has conducted studies for several organizations, including the Quebec Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion, Emploi-Québec, the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail (Quebec) and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. He also participated in the drafting of the 2016 Arab Human Development Report for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

Prior to his current position, Brahim Boudarbat was a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He was also Director of the Data Centre of the Université de Montréal, a member organization of the Quebec Inter-University Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS). From 1991 to 1998, Brahim Boudarbat was responsible for employment policies and the monitoring of the professional integration of graduates within the Ministry of Vocational Training in Morocco.

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CIRANO Publications by Brahim Boudarbat

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Y a-t-il discrimination à l’embauche des jeunes Maghrébins au Québec ? Résultats d’une expérience contrôlée à Montréal

Brahim Boudarbat and Claude Montmarquette

Human Capital, Skills, Immigration, Labour Market and Human Resources

Le Québec économique 7 : Éducation et capital humain

Marcelin Joanis, Claude Montmarquette, Christian Belzil, Brahim Boudarbat, Bryan Campbell, Rui Castro, Jean-Claude Cloutier, Marie Connolly, David D’Arrisso, François Delorme, Pouya Ebrahimi, Anabelle Fortin, Bernard Fortin, Luc Godbout, Catherine Haeck, Pierre Canisius Kamanzi, Robert Lacroix, Stéphanie Lapierre, Pierre Lefebvre, Louis Maheu, Brigitte Milord, Joséphine Mukamurera, Michel Poitevin, Safa Ragued, Marianne St-Onge, Maurice Tardif, Morgane Uzenat, François Vaillancourt and 23 other authors

Human Capital and Education

Brain Drain: Why Do Some Post-Secondary Graduates Choose to Work in the United States?

Brahim Boudarbat and Marie Connolly

Education and Labour Market

CIRANO Projects

Integration of immigrants and visible minorities into the Quebec labour market

Brahim Boudarbat

Immigration, Labour Market, Human Capital

Barriers and ways to help immigrants integrate into the labour market: the employers' perspective

Y a-t-il discrimination à l’embauche des jeunes Maghrébins au Québec ? Résultats d’une expérience contrôlée à Montréal - Publié le October 21, 2020

Brahim Boudarbat, Claude Montmarquette

Human Capital, Immigration, Labour Market, Human Resources