BITAT Abdel, MA

  • Position :
  • Assistant Professor

  • Department :
  • Business and Economics
  • Phone :
  • +32 (0)2 614 8168
  • E-mail :
  • abdelfeteh.bitat@vub.be
  • Office hours :
  • Monday, 15:00-16:00 and Friday, 15:00-16:00
  • Nationality :
  • Algerian, Belgian
  • Languages :
  • English, French, Arabic
  • Education :
  • PhD in Economic and Management Sciences - UCLouvain - Saint-Louis (2019)

     

    Master of Advanced Studies (M.A.S) in Financial Risk Management –UCLouvain - Saint-Louis (2014)

     

    Master of Arts (M.A.) in EU Economic Integration and Business - College of Europe (2012)

  • Teaching :
    • Vesalius College: 2019 - present
      • Introduction to Economics
      • Intermediate Microeconomics
    • UCLouvain - Saint-Louis: 2012 – 2017
      • Descriptive Statistics & Probabilities
      • Statistical Analysis
      • Econometrics
    • Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB): 2012-2016
      • Industrial Organizations & Strategy
  • Research area(s) :
    • Environmental economics
    • Economics of innovation
    • Business competitiveness
    • Non-linear and dynamic econometric modelling
  • Research Project(s) :
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship: Sustainable development transition through regulation-induced technological change

     

    EU COST Action: SDGs-Leadership and Partnerships in Business, Social Enterprise, NGOs and Public Institutions

  • Selected Publications :
  • Ashford, N. A., Bitat, A., Regulation-induced Technological Change to Achieve Sustainable Development. Ecological Economics. (Forthcoming)

     

    Bitat, A., Time for Environmental Regulation to Pave the way for Eco-innovation. Environmental innovation and societal transitions. (Forthcoming)

     

    Bitat, A., Nakamura, E., Kokubu, K. The effect of labor CSR programs on satisfaction, dissatisfaction and labor productivity, Journal of Business Ethics. (Forthcoming)

     

    Bitat, A. (2017). Environmental regulation and eco-innovation: the Porter Hypothesis refined, Eurasian Business Review, 8(1), 299-321.

     

    Bitat, A. (2016). Environmental regulation and eco-innovation: insights from diffusion of innovations theory, Maghreb Review of Economics and Management, 3(1), 112-129.

     

    Bitat, A. (2013). Eco-innovation & Competitiveness: A Porter Hypothesis Perspective, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing: Saarbrucken.

  • Honours & Awards :
  • S.R-FNRS Ph.D. Research Fellowship 2017-2019

     

    S.R-FNRS Research Stay Grant (2018), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

     

    JASSO Exchange Scholarship (2017), Kobe University, Japan

     

    S.R-FNRS Research Stay Grant (2016), Universitat Rovira i Virgil, Spain

     

    European Neighborhood Policy Scholarship (2011), College of Europe, Belgium

     

    Jury’s 1st Prize for Best Policy Brief (2017), EU Environmental Policies & Law Workshop, Brussels, Belgium

     

    Best Paper Award, MIRDEC Conference (2016), Budapest, Hungary

     

    Prize for Young Researchers (2016), Universitat Rovira i Virgil, Reus, Spain

     

    Best Thesis in Business, College of Europe (2012), Bruges, Belgium

     

    Valedictorian of undergraduate studies