Karim El Mokri and Abdelaaziz Aït Ali of the Morocco-based OCP Policy Center and Theodore Moran, PIIE, will present recently published papers examining the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s economic and trade policies at a PIIE event on May 16, 2016.
- Karim El Mokri, senior economist, OCP Policy Center, will discuss The Unmet Challenge of Interdependence in the EU-MENA Space: A View from the South, coauthored with Karim El Aynaoui, Uri Dadush, and Rim Berahab, OCP Policy Center;
- Abdelaaziz Aït Ali, economist, OCP Policy Center, will present Industrial Policy, Structural Change and Global Value Chains Participation: Case Study of Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt, coauthored with Yassine Msadfa, OCP Policy Center; and
- Theodore Moran, nonresident senior fellow at the Institute and Marcus Wallenberg Chair in International Business and Finance at Georgetown University, will discuss his paper Using Foreign Direct Investment to Upgrade and Diversify Exports from Morocco: Opportunities and Challenges in Comparative Perspective.
The Institute’s new senior fellow, Chad Bown, will provide his insights on the papers presented.