On February 7th, the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA) hosted graduate students from Al Akhawayn School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and professors Eric Ross, Frances Danielle Williams-Loustau, and Zaynab El Bernoussi for a day of instruction on policy paper writing. The policy paper workshop at MIPA was led by Dr. Mohammed Masbah, director of the Institute, and Mr. Rachid Aourraz, an economist and fellow at the Institute.
AUI alumnus Tahar Harkat recently published a paper in the Munich Personal RePEc Archive (MPRA) that assesses the link between energy consumption and economic development, particularly as it appears in the Moroccan economy. Tahar (’16) holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a double concentration in Finance and Logistics.
His paper can be found at the following link: https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/98313/.
We are proud to recognize AUI alumna Souhaila Zaidoune ('18) for her recent publication in the Emerald Journal. She published her study, “Organizational culture, innovation and performance: a study from a non-western context,” alongside professors Mohammed Aboramadan, Belal Albashiti, and Hatem Alharazin. The article examines connections between organizational culture, innovation, and banks’ performance in Palestine.
Read the full article here: https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/JMD-06-2019-0253/full/html
Al Akhawayn’s Mohammed VI Library announced awards today for its most prominent donors from 2005 until 2019. M VI Library recognized Dr. Ouaouicha Driss for his contribution of 1,561 items to the library over the years; Dr. Lotfi Abdelhamid for his contribution of 744 items; Dr. Leslie Coghlan for donating 744 items; Dr. Susan S. Davis for providing 528 items; Dr. Jack Kalpakian for his contribution of 311 items; Ms. Deborah MacArthur for 229 items; and Dr. John Shoup for contributing 203 items. These individuals will be awarded medals corresponding to the size of their donation.