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FEMISE reports
Supported by the European Commission, the FEMISE network brings together more than 90 members (research institutes in economics). The association has three main objectives: to conduct socio-economic research and to issue recommendations / publish and disseminate this research / to work for the largest dissemination.

Education Mismatch in North Africa: Determinants and Impact - 09/09/2019

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Moundir Lassassi, Mohamed Ali Marouani. The uprising of 2011 in many Arab countries have highlighted the vulnerability and fragility of their labor markets, characterized by high unemployment rates, especially for young people. The lack of job opportunities for young people is a major...

Social Entrepreneurs' Responses to the Refugee Crisis in Jordan and Lebanon - 09/09/2019

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Katarzyna Sidło, Mohammed Al-Jafari, Reema Al-Balous. Following the outbreak of the civil war in Syria in 2011, an estimated 1.5 million and 1.3 million Syrian refugees sought a safe haven in Lebanon and Jordan respectively (Reuters, 2017; Ghazal, 2017). Considering that the population of...

Migration, Comparative Advantages and Knowledge Diffusion In The EU-Mediterranean Region - 09/09/2019

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Anna Ferragina, Stefano Iandolo, Erol Taymaz. The present study explores the trade creation effects of migration flows from the MENA region to EU.2. The issues we wish to investigate is how migration inflows and outflows between MENA and EU contribute in shaping trade of EU destination...

Catalyst for Empowering Women and Boosting Gender Equality in South Mediterranean Countries - 09/09/2019

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Doaa Salman, Mohga Bassim This policy brief proposes and recommends further policies to urgently, strengthen the current quest for empowering women and for reducing inequality in the Mediterranean countries and specifically in Egypt. It seeks to provide a...

The Long-Term Impact of Syrian Refugees on Turkish Economy - 09/09/2019

Published in september 2019. Written by Ramon Mahia, Ali Koc The total value-added impact generated by the occupations of Syrian refugees in the Turkish economy was an estimated 27.2 billion TL at the end of 2017, representing 1.96% of total Turkish GDP.

Renewable Energy Development Strategies in the MENA Region - 09/09/2019

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Myriam Ben Saad, Amandine Gnonlonfin, Naceur Khraief, Michel Dimou. This work explores the question of the dynamic link between the development of renewable energies and growth. The main results of this work can be summarized as follows. First, the results show...

Gender Inequalities on the Labour Market in North Africa - 09/09/2019

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Hassiba Gherbi, Philippe Adair, Amina Benhaddad, Razika Medjoub, Nacer-Eddine Hammouda The paper designs a pooled sample of almost 3,027 active people from the Sahwa dataset using a common questionnaire carried out in 2015 among 7,816 Algerian, Egyptian,...

Financial Inclusion and Stability in the MED Region: Evidence from Poverty and Inequality - 05/13/2019

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Simon Neaime, Thomas Lagoarde-Segot, Isabelle Gaysset 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...

Feminization of occupations and its effect on gender wage gap in South Mediterranean Countries - 04/03/2019

Published in April 2019. Directed by Doaa M. Salman. The issue of gender equality in the labour market is an important one not only for the wider norm of fairness but also more specifically for economic development and the efficient utilization of (human) resources in the economy. For countries in middle levels of development,...

Refugees and hosting countries : integration models and cooperation policy options - 03/01/2019

Published in March 2019. Directed by Marco Zupi and Alberto Mazzali. Economic exclusion, as the lack of participation to the production and consumption processes as well as of income distribution processes, is a central component of multidimensional social exclusion, the complex combination of processes depriving individuals...
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