MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Mr. Cyril Desponts

Economics and public policy consultant with experience working with national and international administrations in Europe and the ME region (Algeria, Egypt and Iraq). Past projects focused on macroeconomics, growth and public finance, as well as labour markets, children and youth policy.

Masters (including MRes, MBA, MPA), London School of Economics / Sciences Po / Barcelo GSE
Current or most recent Employer

Economics and Public Policy Expert

Time in Post - 3

Organisation Type: Consultant/Self-employed

Regional Expertise

Algeria, Egypt, Iraq,

Disciplinary or professional background

Development (applied), Economics, Government, Political science, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy

Contact Info


4051 West Hill avenue Montreal, Quebec
Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 7 years )

Poverty or deprivation measurement ( 3 years )

Public Finance ( 3 years )

Governance (National) ( 7 years )

Public Policy ( 7 years )

Labour and employment policies ( 3 years )

Economic development ( 7 years )

Other macroeconomic issues ( 7 years )

Work relates to groups

Children ( 1 years )

Youth ( 3 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Poverty/deprivation reduction

Poverty/deprivation measurement

Governance (National)

Economic development

Public finance

Other macroeconomic issues


Academic publications

Policy Reports
Unpublished (Egypt, Algeria, Iraq, Guinea)

Policy Briefs
Unpublished (Egypt)

Consultancy Reports
Unpublished - UNESCO Iraq, UNICEF Algeria, Ministries (Algeria, Greece)