Linguère Mously Mbaye is a senior research economist at the Macroeconomics Policy, Forecasting and Research Department of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, and a research affiliate at IZA, Bonn, Germany. Before joining the AfDB, she was Research Associate and Deputy Program Director for Employment and Development at IZA. She is an expert on development policies, migration, labor economics and gender. In 2017, she was appointed by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) as one of the 36 researchers of the « Migration Research Leaders Syndicate » in support of the 2018 Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular
migration. She earned a PhD in Economics in 2013 from the Center for Studies and Research in International Development (CERDI), University of Auvergne (France).