FERDI approaches research on human capital in developing economies from several perspectives: health, education, migration, gender, entrepreneurship, digital development.
FERDI studies in particular:
the efficiency of health systems and health system capacity building, in a context of limited public and private resources
the challenge and capacity for public and private investment in education
the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in the socio-economic development of Sub-Saharan African countries
the determinants of, and the political, economic and social impact of, migration
gender issues - research by Maurel, El Mallakh, & Speciale is analyzing the impact of the Egyptian revolution on women's access to the job market, and highlighting positive changes in women's employment.
the impact of digital development on the economic development of Sub-Saharan Africa.