Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies

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Book Title      Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World

Release Date  February 2014

Description

The Arab world is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. In order to keep up with the ever-progressing and expanding developments, advancements must be made with the current systems process and procedures.

Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World focuses on knowledge economy as the most important engine for economic growth and development under the globalizing world economies. This publication analyzes the major issues that constrain further access to knowledge economy in the Arab countries with comparisons in Eastern and Central European economies. Researchers, business practitioners, and academics interested in new economic and development inclusive growth policies will benefit greatly from the wide variety of discussion in this publication.

Driouchi, A. (2014). Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World (pp. 1-355). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-5210-1

 

Book Title      Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region: Migration and Mobility of Medical Doctors

Release Date  November 2013

Description

The increasing demand for health care and advances in healthcare technologies has exacerbated the present shortage of health personnel. In response to these changes, physicians may choose to offer their services elsewhere.

Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region: Migration and Mobility of Medical Doctors addresses the mobility of physicians in the Mediterranean region within a global context, focusing on the role mobility has played in the global health system in both developed and developing economies. Besides universities and researchers, public and private medical practitioners and agencies can make use of this book to further their knowledge of the changing healthcare industry.

Driouchi, A. (2014). Labor and Health Economics in the Mediterranean Region: Migration and Mobility of Medical Doctors (pp. 1-358). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4723-7

 

Book Title      ICTs for Health, Education, and Socioeconomic Policies: Regional Cases

Release Date  March 2013

Description

Advancing technologies play an important role in the interactions between health, education, and socioeconomic policies. The subsequent outcomes between these areas require a better understanding and assessment in order to pursue further efficient coordination.

ICTs for Health, Education and Socioeconomic Policies: Regional Cases discusses the benefits that can be gained from the interactions between health, education, and socioeconomic areas. Providing a regional focus on the Southern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Arab economies, this book is essential for researchers, scholars, developers, policy makers, and graduate students interested in these specific regions and studies.

Driouchi, A. (2013). ICTs for Health, Education, and Socioeconomic Policies: Regional Cases (pp. 1-340). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-3643-9

 

Book Title      Le Maroc dans l’Economie de la Connaissance: Enjeux et Perspectives 

Release Date  March 2005

Description

The objective of this book is to present the synthesis of the results and recommendations intended to reinforce the mechanisms of promotion of the economy of knowledge in Morocco. It underlines the importance of knowledge in the new development approach and the need of Morocco to switch to a new plan for growth and development. Also, it investigates the content of the knowledge economy.

Driouchi, A. and Djeflat, A. (2005) Le Maroc dans l’Economie de la Connaissance: Enjeux et Perspectives. Al Akhawayn University Press, Ifrane: Morocco

 

Book Title      The Pottery Sector of Safi, Morocco: An Overview of Challenges and Opportunities for Small Producers 

Release Date  April 2004

Description

This book is prepared in relation to a project devoted to identify strengths and weaknesses facing local development of the city of Safi and its region. This project is supported by the Council (Conseil Provincial) of Safi and involves the “Ecole Supérieur de Technologie de Safi” besides the Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies at Al Akhawayn University.

It presents an overview of the broad challenges faced by small pottery producers in Safi based on general observations made during the assessment conducted by ATA.

Driouchi, A. (2004). The Pottery Sector of Safi, Morocco: An Overview of Challenges and Opportunities for Small Producers. Al Akhawayn University Press, Ifrane: Morocco

 

Book Title      Country Risk Assessment Facts and Methods 

Release Date  2004

Description

This book is prepared in relation to research papers of MBA Students Enrolled in the Special topics course taken in fall 2003 at the School of Business and Administration at Al Akhawayn University. The following Research Papers are included in the Book:

1. Country risks, foreign direct investments & trade in the Mediterranean region / El Mustapha Azelmad and Ahmed Driouchi

2. Country risk assessment: methodologies and approaches to rating / Younes Amani

3. Country risk assessment: methodologies and approaches to rating / Mohamed Ouhhabi Laaroussi

4. Country risk rating methodologies (main rating agencies) / Tarik Baali

5. Country risk rating in Morocco / Lamia Dandoune

6. Foreign direct investment in Morocco / Nabila El Boukhari

7. Investments in Morocco / Ghizlane Tagrit

8. The Moroccan trade trends between 1992 and 2002: a perspective analysis / Amal Bouikhors.

Driouchi, A. (2004). Country Risk Assessment Facts and Methods: Research Papers by MBA students. Al Akhawayn University Press, Ifrane: Morocco

 

Book Title      Introduction to the Knowledge Economy in Morocco 

Release Date  June 2004

Description

This book focuses on the Moroccan economy. It aims at identifying the major trends that have characterized the diverse components related to the creation, use and distribution of knowledge for development. It also suggests actions that are likely to alleviate deficiencies and promote higher performance of the economy through use of the universal and local knowledge. Instruments and means devoted to implementation are also discussed before tackling the tools and means that can be used for evaluation and impact assessment.

Driouchi, A. (2004). Introduction to the Knowledge Economy in Morocco. Al Akhawayn University Press, Ifrane: Morocco

 

Book Title      Essaouira: Economics and Impacts of Tourism 

Release Date  March 2002

Description

The main objective of this study is to shed light on the economics and businesses related to tourism in the city of Essaouira. The study aims also to capture the economic and environmental impacts of tourist activities. The objective of this study is to analyze and assess the process of tourist development in Essaououira with emphasis on economic and environmental impacts.

Driouchi, A , Derrabi, M. and Azelmad, E. (2005) Essaouira: Economics and Impacts of Tourism. Al Akhawayn University Press, Ifrane: Morocco