FEMISE MED BRIEF 25: Financial Inclusion and Stability in the MED Region

FEMISE MED BRIEF 25: Financial Inclusion and Stability in the MED Region

14 October 2019
Despite a significant growth in profitability and efficiency, the Middle East (MED) well developed banking system seems to be unable to reach vast segments of the population, especially the underprivileged ones. To this end, the onus of policymakers in the region is to create effective…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 24: The economic impact of migrants and refugees on Europe

FEMISE MED BRIEF 24: The economic impact of migrants and refugees on Europe

14 October 2019
This policy brief presents some preliminary findings of a recent research regarding the economic impact of legal immigration in terms of growth and unemployment in a large panel of European countries. It sheds some light on a useful and interesting question for policy debate by explicitly…
MedECC - Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the mediterranean region

UfM scientific assessment report : Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region

11 October 2019
Recent accelerated climate change has exacerbated existing environmental problems in the Mediterranean Basin that are caused by the combination of changes in land use, increasing pollution and declining biodiversity. In most impact domains (such as water, ecosystems, food, health and security),…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM43-17 – The economic contribution of immigration on Europe: Fresh evidence from a “hybrid” quantile regression model

FEMISE Research Paper FEM43-17 – The economic contribution of immigration on Europe: Fresh evidence from a “hybrid” quantile regression model

10 October 2019
Both forced and voluntary migration have become one of the core concerns in the public debate in many important receiving countries as Europe over the past few years. The contemporary refugee crisis and the noticeable changes in migration trends and policies led the authors to reconsider the…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM43-16: Analysing the impact of a EU-Tunisia DCFTA on Tunisian trade and production

FEMISE Research Paper FEM43-16: Analysing the impact of a EU-Tunisia DCFTA on Tunisian trade and production

07 October 2019
Since 2016, the EU and Tunisia have been in the process of negotiating a “Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA). The proposed DCFTA forms part of the on-going development of the EU’s European Neighbourhood policy particularly with regard to the Southern Neighbourhood. The EU-Tunisia…
Cross-border cooperation Italy-Tunisia – Project implementation manual

Cross-border cooperation Italy-Tunisia – Project implementation manual

07 October 2019
The project implementation manual of the ENI Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) Italy-Tunisia 2014-2020 is a tool meant for the main beneficiaries and the partners, designed to provide a special assistance during the implementation of the projects funded in the framework of the Programme and its…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 23: Developing Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation in the Mediterranean and Middle East

FEMISE MED BRIEF 23: Developing Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation in the Mediterranean and Middle East

07 October 2019
This Policy Brief analyses the social innovation ecosystems in Beirut and Tunis and discusses ways for leading to inclusive innovation that creates jobs, income and opportunities for marginalized populations, women and youth.  Findings show that the lack of a legal form for social enterprises,…
EuroMed Report: Identification of barriers to the integration of Moroccan SMEs in global value chains

EuroMed Report: Identification of barriers to the integration of Moroccan SMEs in global value chains

30 September 2019
The purpose of this report is to identify the obstacles to the integration of Moroccan SMEs into global value chains. This new report is a continuation of the previous one because it again deals with issues that concern the private sector. However, this time it offers a more detailed analysis by…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°22: “Evaluation of IMF reform programs in a period of political transition and vulnerabilities of macreoeconomic management

FEMISE MED BRIEF 22: Evaluation of IMF reform programs in a period of political transition and vulnerabilities of macreoeconomic management

26 September 2019
Applied to the reform programs initiated by the IMF in the Arab Spring countries (Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia) during the transition period, this Brief is based on a recent research report FEMISE N ° 42-08, led by Prof . Sami Mouley with the participation of R. Baccouche and Y. Kocoglu,…
Evaluation of the impact of trade chapters of the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements with six partners: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia – Final inception report

Evaluation of the impact of trade chapters of the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements with six partners: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia – Final inception report

26 September 2019
The Directorate General for Trade (DG TRADE) of the European Commission has commissioned an evaluation of the impact of trade chapters of the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements with six partners: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia to the Consortium consisting of CASE –…