Houcine Dimassi

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Houcine Dimassi (born 1948) is a Tunisian politician. He served as the Minister of Finance under Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali.[1][2]


Early life[edit]

Houcine Dimassi was born on 18 November 1948 in Ksar Hellal.[2] He received a PhD in Economics in 1983 and the agrégation in 1984.[2]


He started his career as a university professor of Economics at the University of Tunis.[2] From 1988 to 1991, he served as Dean at the University of Sousse.[2] He has attended conferences of the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization, and the United Nations Development Programme.[2] In 2001, he wrote a report for the Tunisian General Labour Union.[2]


On 20 December 2011, after the deposal of President Ben Ali, he joined the Jebali Cabinet as Minister of Finance[2] and submitted his resignation, which was accepted, on 27 July 2012.[3]

Personal life[edit]

He is married and has four children.[2]