Farid is an actuary, graduated in 2006 from the National High School of Statistics and Applied Economics of Algiers. In 2011, he obtained his PhD in Statistics in 2017 from the same institution.He joined the Center for Research in Applied Economics in the mid-2012. He creadted the Actuarial Demography Team at CREAD dedicated to life insurance, social security and retirement related issues.He is an expert-member of the National Comittee for Population belonging to the Algerian Health Ministry and a member of the technical committee of the Multi Indicators Cluster Survey (wave 6) by UNICEF-Algiers. He is also a member of the Mortality Working Group of the IAA.