Rim Mouelhi is full Professor of Economics and Statistics at the University of la Manouba, Tunis. She has a PhD in Economics from the University of Bourgogne, France. She published many academic articles in very selective international reviews. She has been a consultant with the Tunisian Institute of Strategic Studies, the PNUD, the World Bank, the African Bank of development, and the ILO. Her main areas of expertise are: Firm’s productivity, firm’s performance and firm’s dynamics, micro data analysis, private sector and business environment, entrepreneurship and SME’s, labour market.