Myriam Blin

Gender Economist

Myriam Blin

Myriam Blin is the Head of the Charles Telfair Centre, a new think tank initiative of the Charles Telfair Campus; she is also the Head of Faculty of Accounting, Finance and Law at Curtin Mauritius.   

Myriam is a Gender Economist by training with more than 15 years’ experience in Academia. She started her academic career in the UK, first at the University of Manchester and then the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. She moved to Mauritius in 2008 and soon after joined the management team of Middlesex Mauritius as Head of Academic Provision and later interim campus director. After a few years working for a federal university in the UAE, Myriam returned to Mauritius in 2017 as the Head of the Business School at Aberystwyth Mauritius and then as a TEC funded senior advisor to the Open University of Mauritius. 

Myriam holds a MA in Development Economics and a PhD in Economics from the University of Manchester (UK). She has published in numerous academic books and journals and her research focuses on the political economy of development, particularly looking at how social and gender structures affect the allocation of resources and economic outcomes. She is currently working on a research project exploring the effectiveness of gender diversity and inclusion initiative and processes in organisational settings in Mauritius.  

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