EMNES Working Paper: Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on economic growth in Morocco

EMNES Working Paper: Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on economic growth in Morocco

04 October 2018
This paper aims at analysing the effects of FDI that mostly originate from the EU country partners, on economic growth in Morocco. Results show that there is a unidirectional relationship between FDI and economic growth in Morocco; meaning that GDP causes FDI, while FDI does not cause GDP growth…
FEMISE MED BRIEF no11 : “External and internal imbalances in South Mediterranean countries”

FEMISE MED BRIEF no11 : “External and internal imbalances in South Mediterranean countries”

19 September 2018
This MED brief provides insights on the medium and the long term consequences of the external and internal imbalances in the South Mediterranean (South Med) countries over the period of the last twenty years, trying to identify the main areas of macroeconomic imbalance in these countries and the…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM42-15: Assessing the Macroeconomic and Welfare Effects of Universal Health Coverage in Palestine

FEMISE Research Paper FEM42-15: Assessing the Macroeconomic and Welfare Effects of Universal Health Coverage in Palestine

05 September 2018
The implementation of “Universal Health Coverage” (UHC) poses serious challenges. Some of these stem from the macro-fiscal space considerations while others relate to the micro-behavioral sphere. This project seeks to assess the macro-fiscal conduciveness of UHC-oriented reforms in Palestine using…
MADRE White Paper

MADRE White Paper : Consumer Innovation in Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture in the Mediterranean Region

27 July 2018
New forms of retailing are arising with the objective of making peri-urban food available at daily basis and affordable prices and establishing direct links with metropolitan farmers. Consumers’ associations are also very active to create pressure groups and frequently develop successful…
The Mediterranean Project 2015-2018 closing publication cover

The Mediterranean Project 2015-2018 closing publication

04 July 2018
This publication describes the 3-year activity outcomes of the Mediterranean Project developed by Med-TSO, the Association of the Mediterranean TSOs for electricity. It is the result of a very intensive cooperation among the Members performed through the collaborative work carried out in the frame…
Euromesco Policy Brief 82

Euromesco policy brief - Eastern Mediterranean regional dynamics: conflicts and opportunities for conflict resolution support

04 July 2018
Diplomatic engagement between countries in the Eastern Mediterranean presents the opportunity for greater regional cooperation on a range of issues, including policy, security and economic growth. Increased cooperation has the potential to lead to shared regional norms and institutions that promote…
Factsheet – EU Budget for the future

Factsheet – EU Budget for the future

18 June 2018
The European Commission has published a factsheet to explain the detailed functioning of the new instrument, the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). It will be the EU’s main tool to contribute to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development,…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 10 : Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

FEMISE MED BRIEF 10 : Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

18 June 2018
This policy brief tries to answer the important question of whether firms gain from women participation in management positions. The debate on academic and policy levels have not reached a consensus regarding the existence of gender gaps in firm performance. This policy brief attempts to clarify…
EMNES Studies 5 - Human Capital, Labour Market Friction and Migration in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

EMNES Studies 5 - Human Capital, Labour Market Friction and Migration in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

18 June 2018
This study provides an overview of the main characteristics of education systems and labour markets in four Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) – namely Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia – and discusses the difficulties facing the youth in their transition from school to the…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°9

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°9 - The determinants of export performance of firms in MENA countries

12 June 2018
While focussing mainly on the export performance determinants of firms in selected MENA countries, this brief draws some useful policy recommendations after comparing the MENA firms performance with that of firms from countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Empirical results obtained for…