EMNES Policy Paper 004 : Policy agenda for an inclusive, job-creating financial development in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean

EMNES Policy Paper 004 : Policy agenda for an inclusive, job-creating financial development in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean

12 July 2019
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 financial services, hampers economic development and…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 16 - Green Public Procurement v.s. Environmental Taxation: implications for EU-MENA environmental policy”

FEMISE MED BRIEF 16 - Green Public Procurement v.s. Environmental Taxation: implications for EU-MENA environmental policy”

06 March 2019
Environmental policies are among the priorities of the UN agenda and figure highly in national and international policy agendas. This brief focuses on environmental taxes and green public procurement (GPP). These two environmental policy instruments differ in political viability and in the impact…
External Investment Plan

EU External Investment Plan

28 March 2018
A factsheet on the EU's External Investment Plan (EIP), which aims to encourage investment in the EU's partner countries in the EU Neighbourhood region and Africa, promoting inclusive growth, job creation and sustainable development.
FEMISE research project FEM42-10 - Inequality and inclusive growth : Are education and innovation favoring firm performance and well-being?

FEMISE research project FEM42-10 - Inequality and inclusive growth : Are education and innovation favoring firm performance and well-being?

15 March 2018
This research project includes the following 3 papers:   Returns to Vocational and University Education in Egypt Despite the substantial expansion in technical and vocational education in Egypt, the labour market lacks technical skilled workers not only in numbers but also in competences. This…
EMNES Working Paper 4

EMNES Working Paper n°4 : Mixed market structure, competition and market size- How does product mix respond?

08 March 2018
Assuming a double heterogeneity; within industry firm heterogeneity and within firm product heterogeneity, this paper investigates how multi-product firms respond to tougher competition and greater market size across destinations. Building a theoretical model where monopolistically competitive and…
Business guide – Growth opportunities in the Mediterranean

Business guide – Growth opportunities in the Mediterranean

20 December 2017
This guide is intended for companies wishing to better know the Southern Mediterranean countries. Overview of business opportunities, examples of projects carried out by foreign operators, main business events in Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. This…
Youth employment in the Mediterranean region: Is further regional integration the way forward for job creation?

Youth employment in the Mediterranean region: Is further regional integration the way forward for job creation?

18 October 2017
The employment and social impact of the global financial and sovereign European crises has been particularly severe in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Southern, Eastern and Northern Mediterranean countries have all been experiencing a prolonged employment crisis, whereas the improving employment…
Writing to Grab Attention, a handbook for EU-funded projects

Writing to Grab Attention, a handbook for EU-funded projects

29 July 2016
This practical handbook is an updated edition (2016) of the publication first produced by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre in 2012. One of the biggest challenges that EU-funded projects face in their communications is writing in a way that will grab the attention of their readers, be they…