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  • November 25, 2022
    Le présent travail s’intéresse à la question de l’accompagnement et la réintégration des travailleuses marocaines saisonnières en Espagne. Il met en avance l’existence de déficits à plusieurs niveaux. Des plus importants sont : une inclusion financière et un accompagnement en matière de renforcement de l’employabilité ; un accompagnement en matière d’alphabétisation financière ; un accompagnement en matière de création, et post-création, d'activités génératrices de revenus ; un acco ...
  • November 24, 2022
    This chapter was originally published in the book "Africa–Europe Cooperation and Digital Transformation", co-edited by Chux Daniels, Benedikt Erfoth, and Chloe Teevan Since the mid-2010s, North African countries have been pursuing what some observers have called a “return to Africa” (Dworkin, 2020). Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia have attempted to position themselves as major components of Europe- Mediterranean-Africa infrastructure and supply chains corridors (Tanchum, 2020). The thr ...
  • November 22, 2022
      يعتمد مشروع قانون المالية لسنة 2023 أولويات يمكن تلخيصها في أربعة محاور تهم "ترسيخ ركائز الدولة الاجتماعية، وإنعاش الاقتصاد الوطني من خلال دعم الاستثمار، وتكريس العدالة المجالية، واستعادة الهوامش المالية من أجل ضمان استدامة الإصلاحات". ونظرا لأهمية النظام الضريبي في تحقيق الانتعاش ا...
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    November 22, 2022
    The US dollar has risen dramatically in value against other currencies recently. Three channels through which factors affecting bilateral exchange rates operate have been pulling up the U.S. dollar: yield differentials, liquidity differentials, and growth differentials. The strong appreciation of the US dollar against other currencies recently reinforced the contractionary pressures present in the global economy. Ultimately, the “turn” or “pivot” of the dollar will most likely occur ...
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    November 17, 2022
    This piece examines the role of labor and religious movements in the face of the “informalization” of the African economy. How does the growth of an informal sector set back class formation and labor activism? How will the rise of economic networks outside formal economic and political channels affect state capacity? Can labor unions develop organizational independence if the labor market is segmented with a growing number of informal workers? What happens when labor market “insider ...
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    November 11, 2022
    If the recent peaceful transfer of power in Madagascar heralds a new trend, then the Malagasy people can dream big. For decades, the exercise of economic-cum-political power in the hands of a tiny elite has held the entire nation hostage. Today, the high poverty rate—around 80% (2021) stands in stark contrast to the natural resource abundance of this huge enormous island. There is hope, however, that with political stability, the Plan d’Émergence Madagascar (PEM) President Andry R ...
  • November 4, 2022
    Panel 2: Les Communautés Economiques Régionales : Quel apport à la résilience africaine dans un contexte de chocs multidimensionnels ? Modérateur:            Abdelaaziz Aït Ali, Manager – Département d’économie, Policy Center for the New South   Intervenant.e.s : Nezha Alaoui M’hamm...
  • November 3, 2022
    This chapter was originally published in CEPR's eBook "Scaling Up Sustainable Finance and Investment in the Global South" The world faces a huge shortage of infrastructure investment relative to its needs. With few exceptions, such as China, this shortage is even greater in non-advanced countries. The G20 Infrastructure Investors Dialogue estimated the volume of global infrastructure investment needed by 2040 to be $81 trillion, $53 trillion of which is needed in non- advanced cou ...
  • November 2, 2022
    This publication was originally published in Project Syndicate    Mobilizing excess savings in advanced economies for much-needed investment in green infrastructure in emerging-market and developing economies will not be easy. But it is possible, if both the public and private sectors do their parts. WASHINGTON, DC – To spur development and fight climate change, emerging-market and developing economies (EMDEs) will need huge amounts of investment in green infrastructure over the ...
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    Nesreen Barakat
    Leila Baghdadi
    Ishac Diwan
    Ibrahim Elbadawi
    Alia El Mahdi
    Nada Eissa
    Mahmoud Mohieldin
    Mustapha Nabli
    Omar Razzaz
    Maha Yahya
    Co-directed by Ishac Diwan and Ibrahim Elbadawi
    October 31, 2022
    In the chaotic global post-COVID-19 economy, with the ongoing war in Ukraine, the challenge of adjusting to the global stagflation that is engulfing the world is particularly hard for the oil importing countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. A regional commission of experts, working under the auspices of the Economic Research Forum (ERF), and the Finance for Development Lab (FDL), was asked to evaluate the macro-economic risks ahead, and to make recommendations ...
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    October 28, 2022
    Le débat parlementaire sur la loi de Finances va bientôt entamer son cycle annuel. L'examen de la loi de Finances est un temps fort du débat budgétaire. Il est indéniable que la finalité de la représentation nationale est de promouvoir une logique d'efficacité des institutions du Royaume. Le débat déborde naturellement le cadre de travail des commissions et des séances publiques parlementaires pour irradier la presse, les acteurs économiques et sociaux et l'opinion publique. La diff ...
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    October 24, 2022
    The pandemic has hit Latin America hard, and its economic recovery has been slower than in other regions. In addition to the legacy of higher public indebtedness, the pandemic left scars on the labor market and the human capital formation of future workers. The COVID-19 crisis has receded in Latin America but has left a significant toll. Reported deaths from the pandemic are currently low and converging to global levels. The average excess mortality during the pandemic was among t ...