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Add to Calendar 12/03/2019 11:30 12/03/2019 13:00 Africa/Casablanca Trade Policy and Development *ERF 25th Annual Conference: Knowledge, Research Networks, and Development Policy * /The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, Kuwait City, Kuwait/ The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, Kuwait City, Kuwait OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false DD/MM/YYYY
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:30 to 13:00

Trade Policy and Development

ERF 25th Annual Conference: Knowledge, Research Networks, and Development Policy 

The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Professor Aomar IBOURK, Senior Fellow at Policy Center for the New South, and Tayeb GHAZI, Economist at Policy Center for the New South, will be speaking at the Panel on (“Trade Policy and Development”) during the ERF 25th Annual Conference on Knowledge, Research Networks, and Development Policy. 

Trade and Development Policy is a timely topic in light of the significant political, social, and economic transformation currently witnessed in the region. The plenary sessions will feature world-renowned economists and thought leaders to provide valuable, thought-provoking ideas and viewpoints to take forward the region’s agenda towards economic growth and sustainable development. From a job creation point of view, the theme is as interesting since we know that the growth strategy based on domestic demand has reached its limits, and was not very job-creating, and that we must now increasingly consider the opportunities offered by international trade. A most relevant question is to know what contribution trade makes to employment, and also to know what prospects in sectors where trade is a source of employment.

For more information, see: http://erf.org.eg/events/erf-25th-annual-conference-knowledge-research-networks-and-development-policy/

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About the Speakers :
  • Aomar Ibourk

    He is a professor of quantitative methods and social economics at the Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, an economist, as well as Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South, previously known as OCP Policy Center, who focuses on Applied econometrics, labor market, economics of education and development economics. He is also the director of GRES (Economic and Social Research Group) at the same university. His research focuses on econometric methodologies applied to social sciences (labor economics, economics of education and Development). Mr. Ibourk's doctoral thesis looks into the "Contribution to Econometrics through the Labor Market Matching Process: Macro and Microeconometric Approaches to the Moroccan Labor Market."

  • Tayeb Ghazi

    He is an Economist at the OCP Policy Center. He is also a Ph.D. student in applied economics at Caddi Ayyad University of Marrakech where he obtained a master’s degree in Econometrics and Applied Finance. His researches focus, currently, on labor market, education, trade, and development.

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