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L’EMNES (Réseau euroméditerranéen pour les études économiques) est un réseau d'instituts de recherche et de groupes de réflexion partenaires et associés opérant dans la région méditerranéenne.

The SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Management: The Case of Morocco - 23/06/2020

Publié en juin 2020. rédigé par Salim Bounou, Gmira Maha, Slighoua Mounia, Benmoussa Othmane In the first part of this paper we attempt to underline the epidemiological fundamentals of SARS-CoV-2 before proposing a general model to be applied to the Moroccan case that, whilst highlighting the confinement policy measure adopted...

Blue Transition Policy Roadmap: Towards Transparent, Responsible, Inclusive and Sustainable (TRIS) Development in the Mediterranean - 19/05/2020

Publié en mars 2020. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Carlo Sessa This study describes a new strategic framework using the Three Horizons Methodology that engages experts, stakeholders and citizens in a participatory foresight exercise. Together they think ahead towards four entangled responsible transitions within the planetary system...

Covid-19 in the Mediterranean and Africa - 19/05/2020

Publié en avril 2020. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Samir Abdullah Ali, Nooh Alshyab, Kwame Sarpong Barnieh, Yacine Belarbi, Sandra Challita, Najat El Makkaoui, Kinga Konya, Rim Ben Ayed Mouelhi, Racha Ramadan, Serena Sandri, Mais Shaban, Sara Ronco and Chahir Zaki Amidst the disrupting circumstances resulting from the global pandemic...

Global value chains and the productivity of firms in mena countries : does connectivity matter? - 28/02/2020

Publié en janvier 2020. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Giorgia Giovannetti, Enrico Marvasi, Chahir Zaki. We provide new evidence on the participation of firms within Global Value Chains (GVCs) for a large pool of MENA countries included in the World Bank Enterprise Surveys (WBES). Making use of several firm-level GVC participation...

Brain drain in southern mediterranean countries : evidence, challenges ans policies - 25/02/2020

Publié en février 2020. Rédigé par Mehtap Akgüç, Cinzia Alcidi and Mattia Di Salvo A review of the literature and the available data support the evidence that an increasing share of population outflows from the South Med region to the EU is individuals with tertiary education. In recent years, this has gone hand in hand with...

More Stabilisation or Better Allocation: Do Macroeconomic Policies Matter for Employment? - 25/02/2020

Publié en décembre 2019. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Rafik Selim, Chahir Zaki This paper analyses the effect of macroeconomic policies on employment. It contributes to the literature in three ways.

Syria in the dark: estimating the economic consequences of the civil war through satellite-derived night lights - 25/02/2020

Publié en février 2020. Rédigé par Giorgia Giovannetti, Elena Perra. This paper examines the impact of the War on Syria’s economy from the perspective of outer space, by-passing the issue of data availability due to the inaccessibility of the war-ravaged territory.

Disentangling the impact of trade barriers on wages : evidence from the MENA region - 17/12/2019

Publié en novembre 2019. Rédigé par Nora Aboushady, Yasmine Kamal, Chahir Zaki In this paper, we use the IMF’s Financial Access Survey data and two different approaches to construct a multidimensional financial inclusion index for a global sample of 95 countries over 2004-15.

More Stabilisation or Better Allocation: Do Macroeconomic Policies Matter for Employment? - 17/12/2019

Publié en novembre 2019. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Rafik Selim, Chahir Zaki. This paper analyses the effect of macroeconomic policies on employment. It contributes to the literature in three ways. First, we examine the effect of macroeconomic policies on employment. Second, we distinguish between stabilisation policies and...

Youth Unemployment in Algeria and Discouraged Workers effects - 04/11/2019

Publié en février 2019. Rédigé par Felix Appler, Moundir Lassassi This work asks whether the unemployment rate in Algeria should be calculated to also include young people who say they want to work but have not recently searched for a job, especially regarding labour market policies that are meant to appease a young population.

Innovative nascent and early stage entrepreneurship in the southern mediterranean - 04/11/2019

Publié en avril 2019. Rédigé par Serena Sandri, Nooh Ashyab, Elyas Azzioui This study builds on the result of in-depth interviews conducted over a sample of 72 innovative nascent and early stage entrepreneurs in Jordan and Morocco and, herewith, provides an overview of the main characteristics of innovative startups and young...

Descriptive analysis of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in egypt from a start-up perspective - 04/11/2019

Publié en avril 2019. Rédigé par Heba Zaki, Nahed Zeini The purpose of this paper is to present a descriptive analysis of start-ups in Egypt and the related ecosystem, relying on a unique survey.

Financial Development and Employment: New Evidence - 04/11/2019

Publié en mai 2019. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Sami Ben Naceur, Mohamed Goaied This paper adds to the existing literature on finance and growth, by exploring the effect of finance on the labour market, using data on 143 countries from 1995 to 2015. We also examine whether the impact of financial development on labour is...

EMNES Activity Report 2015-2019 - 15/07/2019

Publié en juillet 2019. Rédigé par Emnes. The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) is a collaborative and innovative regional network of economic and policy research institutions and think tanks from 19 countries of the Mediterranean and beyond working towards a renewed vision for socio-economic development...

Policies for labour matching within and between countries in the mediterranean region - 24/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Emanuele Sessa The objective of this policy paper is to provide an overview of the current state of affairs in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia regarding the formulation, implementation and monitoring of labour matching policies.

Policy agenda for an inclusive, job-creating financial development in the southern and eastern mediterranean - 24/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Sandra Challita, Willem Pieter de Groen Recent empirical evidence shows that financial development in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) is lagging behind. The exclusion of a substantial part of households and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) from...

Institutions and economic performance in the southern mediterranean partner countries - 24/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Ahmed Badawi This paper explores the problem of institutional failure in the Southern Mediterranean Partner Countries (SMPC). After reviewing the most recent empirical research on the effect that institutions have on economic performance, including research done in the framework of EMNES, the...

Science, technology and innovation as drivers for economic development in the southern and eastern mediterranean countries: What role for the EU? - 24/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Ahmed Badawi, A. Hamid El-Zoheiry This paper provides a critical examination of the cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation between the European Union and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries. It provides an overview of the main features of this cooperation and...

Global value chains in the euro-mediterranean: becoming the pillar for regional integration - 24/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Chahir Zaki The objective of this policy brief is to examine the status of global value chains (GVCs) on the two shores of the Mediterranean and provide some insights on how to enhance regional integration.

Micro, small and medium enterprises in the mediterranean : a policy roadmap to untap the potential for job creation - 17/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Rym Mouelhi, Emanuele Sessa, Heba Zaki The objective of this policy brief is to formulate a policy roadmap to untap the potential for employment creation by MSMEs in SEMCs, with a particular focus on Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia – building on the findings of four years of...

Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean countries - 12/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Myriam Ramzy, Chahir Zaki The objective of this policy paper is twofold. First, it analyses how non-tariff measures (NTMs) became more protectionist than tariffs. Second, it provides some policy options to address NTMs in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) in order to unleash...

Legal migration pathways across the mediterranean - 10/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Cinzia Alcidi, Nadzeya Laurentsyeva, Ahmad Wali Ahmad Yar This policy brief reviews the state of legal migration across the Mediterranean: it examines the existing migration links between the South Med countries and the EU, attempts to uncover the obstacles to legal migration and suggests ways to...

Labour supply, education and migration in south mediterranean countries - 10/06/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Cinzia Alcidi, Nadzeya Laurentsyeva. The analysis of labour supply in South Mediterranean Countries indicates that only a package of long term policies can foster employment creation. The quality of education systems needs to be improved to deliver good employees for companies and, potentially,...

Over education in the tunisian labour market: Characteristics and determinants - 08/04/2019

Publié en avril 2019. Rédigé par Wajdi Kthiri This study analyses the incidence and determinants of over-education amongst workers graduating from Tunisian universities.

The Tunisian Integration into Global Value Chains - 04/02/2019

Publié en février 2019. Rédigé par Iheb Sammoud, Souad Dhaoui This paper focuses on the study of Tunisia’s integration into the global value chains (GVCs) and the role of the offshore regime and foreign direct investment (FDI) in this process.

Female Labour Force Participation and Entrepreneurship: The Missing Pillar for Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Development in MENA? - 01/11/2018

Publié en novembre 2018. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi et Rim Mouelhi Despite substantial investment in women’s education in the MENA region and a significant increase in their educational attainment, women’s labour force participation remains very low. In 2017, Women’s Labour Force Participation (LFP) was averaging 21% in the MENA...

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth in Morocco - 05/10/2018

Publié en septembre 2018. Rédigé par Soukayna Lakhbiz et Abdelkader Ait El Mekkie This paper aims at analysing the effects of FDI that mostly originate from the EU country partners, on economic growth in Morocco.

Employment Diagnostic Demand Side Analysis: Application for Tunisia - 05/10/2018

Publié en octobre 2018. Rédigé par Sarra Ben Slimane, Moez Ben Tahar The present study offers an employment diagnostic analysis of Tunisia from the demand side. It goes on to address the determinants of demand for supply and cost of labour. The study will span micro and macro aspects of job creation and proposes an inquiry into...

The Impact of Institutional Uncertainty on Employment Generation Perspectives of Firms in Jordan - 04/10/2018

Publié en octobre 2018. Rédigé par Serena Sandri, Nooh Alshyab. Drawing on different traditions of institutional analysis, the present study aims at eliciting the perception of institutional uncertainty amongst private sector decision makers and to assess its effect on job creation perspectives.

Employment Intensity and Sectoral Output Growth: A Comparative Analysis for MENA Economies - 03/10/2018

Publié en octobre 2018. Rédigé par Chahir Zaki, Nooh Alshyab, Mohamed Goaied, Nesreen Seleem. He purpose of this article is to assess the relationship between employment intensity and sectoral output growth, in order to examine whether an economic sector was jobless or created more jobs.
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