The mission of the Centre is to foster academic research in social sciences and its application to policy making.
ISINNOVA, the Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems, is an independent Italian research institute supporting international, national and local public bodies for the analysis, the design, the implementation and the evaluation of sustainable policies in the fields of energy, environment, transport and mobility, urban planning, and knowledge society. CIDOB is an independent and plural think tank based in Barcelona, dedicated to the study, research and analysis of international affairs. Created in as an International Documentation Centre of Barcelona, it is a private foundation since CIDOB is a dynamic community of analysts that works to produce and offer to all political actors —from individual citizens to international organisations— information and ideas to help formulate and promote policies for a more secure, free and fair world for everyone.
Its staff, who number some forty professionals from Spain and other countries, conduct research in the field of applied economics and focus on urban and regional issues.
Created in , the CIHEAM is a Mediterranean intergovernmental organization which works for improving sustainable agriculture and fisheries, for ensuring food and nutrition security and for developing rural and coastal territories. JSF was established to enable the private sector to engage with all stakeholders, especially the public sector, in constructive dialogue on local economic issues and achieve comprehensive economic development.
The Centre for Banking Research CBR at Cass Business School promotes high calibre academic research in the field of banking and fosters the teaching of banking subjects to a high standard. Drawing on the wide experience of its core and associate members, the Centre offers expert analysis of the economic and business environment that affects the banking and financial sector.
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei FEEM is a non-profit, nonpartisan research centre and a think tank, focused on fostering a better understanding of sustainable development and providing timely and objective analysis on a wide range of environmental, energy and global economic issues. Founded in Strasbourg in , associated to the CNRS since , the BETA lab covers a wide range of activities, relating to both fundamental research and applied research in economics and management.
IEMed is constituted as a think tank specialised in Mediterranean relations based on a multidisciplinary and networking approach, which aims to encourage actions and projects contributing to mutual understanding, exchanges and cooperation between different Mediterranean countries. Policy Center for the New South, formerly OCP Policy Center, is a Moroccan policy-oriented think tank based in Rabat, Morocco, striving to promote knowledge sharing and to contribute to an enriched reflection on key economic and international relations issues.
The University of Florence UNIFI is an important and influential centre for research and higher training in Italy, with 1, lecturers and internal research staff. It offers a wide range of study programmes at various levels and in all areas of knowledge. German Jordanian University was modelled on the German applied-sciences model, characterized by their focus on putting knowledge into practice and on promoting knowledge transfer.
Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association EMEA , Spain The Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association is an independent forum that provides forward-looking thinking and political and socio-economic integrated analyses on the Euro-Mediterranean region in an emerging multipolar world. Euro-Mediterranean University EMUNI Slovenia Since its establishment in , the Euro-Mediterranean University, has become an international institution, which gathers expert knowledge and experience of the Euro-Mediterranean countries and thus contributes in a significant way to the creation of a unified, integrated Euro-Mediterranean higher education and research area.
University of Cairo — Faculty of Economics and Political Science FEPS Egypt Since its establishment in , FEPS seeks to graduate high-level specialists in its fields of study making certain that its graduates will have the ability to compete, nationally, regionally and globally, and will be able to promote the development process of their communities. Yarmook University YU Jordan Established in June by a Royal Decree, Yarmouk University has developed steadily into one of the largest and most prestigious state-supported educational institutions in Jordan.
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei FEEM , Italy Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei FEEM is a non-profit, nonpartisan research centre and a think tank, focused on fostering a better understanding of sustainable development and providing timely and objective analysis on a wide range of environmental, energy and global economic issues.
Policy Center for the New South Policy Center for the New South, formerly OCP Policy Center, is a Moroccan policy-oriented think tank based in Rabat, Morocco, striving to promote knowledge sharing and to contribute to an enriched reflection on key economic and international relations issues. German Jordanian University GJU German Jordanian University was modelled on the German applied-sciences model, characterized by their focus on putting knowledge into practice and on promoting knowledge transfer.
Author of over 80 publications in scientific journals and books, reviewer for several scientific journals, he is the author of the FAO Irrigation and Drainage paper n. Author of 15 books and more than reports and articles on tourism and the environment in French and Spanish, he was translated in English, Chinese, Spanish, Turkish, Arabic, Vietnamese. During his career, he was professor of several universities in Canada, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Spain.
Cordoba Horizontes offers to enterprises and organizations its know-how in the sectors of agribusiness, trade and tourism on the Mediterranean area and at first the Maghreb. It was created with the idea of a 21 st century dedicated to sustainable development: business must adapt to the new conditions produced by the climate change.
Her research interests are in the area of banking, financial regulation, corporate governance and industrial organisation. Her expertise lies in feasibility studies and cost-benefit analysis of transport projects across the road, rail maritime and urban transport sectors, that she combines with a wide professional and research experience in modelling at urban and regional scale and in the assessment of land-use, socio-economic and environmental impacts of transport investment and policies. She has a long record of experience in project leadership and management in both domestic and international studies, and has served as key expert in service projects for the European Commission and other international organisations.
She has been teaching transport planning for several years at the Politecnico of Milan. She teaches international and corporate finance with an underlying foundation of economics and sustainability to undergraduate and graduate students. Her research examines the importance of currency risk in international stock markets, financial liberalization and its impact on systemic banking crises, the role of financial systems in economic development and growth, the importance of financial cooperative institutions in the development process, etc.
Before joining the Gustavson School of Business, Dr Majerbi taught various finance courses at McGill University and participated in executive education programs while working for a consulting and management training company in Tunisia. She is also a specialist in cooperative management and an associate professor at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain. Author of numerous scientific articles, books, and other publications, she is a member of various networks and international research projects.
Her international expertise both in America and in Europe allowed her to directly collaborate with several research centres specialized in cooperativism in Brazil, Canada, Colombia and Ireland. Her current interests focus on the contribution of cooperatives to local development, the policies for financial inclusion, the role of financial cooperatives in the international arena and the corporate social responsibility in the banking industry.
She is interested in the issues of international trade and the role that governance can play in developing countries. She runs annual survey on employability of tunisian universities. He has also acted as expert for many projects for the World Bank and the European Commission.
She published many academic articles in international reviews as Econometric Reviews,. She also contributed to chapters of books edited by Oxford University Press. He has also been an expert in banking, economic advisory and financial analysis with the Global Development Network, European Commission, the African Development Banks and several consulting firms in Europe and the MENA region for more than 15 years and published many papers in top academic journals.
This creates great instability and daily tragedies, answered to with sporadic, fragmented and short-term sighted relief actions, which at the end have little or no mitigating effect. It has neither a regional leader nor a balance of power assured. It may takes up to ranges before you was it. Indeed, it may be asked what added value the UpM has provided: its projects never succeeded in taking off and it lacks the necessary attributes to incentivise the economic reforms needed in many of the countries on the southern flank of the Mediterranean. He is a senior researcher and coordinates the research activities in the general equilibrium modelling team of E3-Modelling.
He studied the impact of capital regulation on cost of intermediation and bank performance in Egypt, the incidence of the Basel Accords on credit slowdown in MEDA countries, and the creation of common currency in the Gulf Countries as an IMF international expert. He participated in several studies including a study on the impact of stock market liberalization on financial development and economic growth in MEDA countries, a study on the incidence of regulation, governance and liberalization on the performance of banks in the MEDA countries, and a study on banking sector development, economic growth and poverty alleviation in the MEDA countries.
Leonidas Paroussos is an Economist and currently managing director of E3-Modelling E3-Modelling specializes in the development and use of large scale applied models and performs applied research focusing in the fields of economy, energy and the environment. He is a senior researcher and coordinates the research activities in the general equilibrium modelling team of E3-Modelling. He has 15 years of experience in modelling particularly in the development of the GEM-E3 model and he has participated in several research and policy oriented projects.
Since , he has been a member of the Editorial team of the European Journal of Development Research. His research interests include labour market analysis from a regional and international perspective, with a specific focus on the impacts of globalisation, European integration and migration on wage inequality and unemployment.
Her main fields of expertise are behavioral and experimental economics, entrepreneurship, development economics and trade policies. He is an expert in international energy issues, with a record of more than 50 publications covering the international natural gas markets, the EU energy policy and the Euro-Mediterranean energy relations, with a particular focus on Turkey.
He is Scientific Director in the statistical consulting DevStat and associate professor at University of Valencia, where he leads its behavioural-experimental lab, Lineex. His fields of expertise include statistical methods and behavioural-experimental economics. As an instance of the projects developed by Dr. Vila, he has been the Scientific Director in a four-year framework contract with Eurostat for methodological support and Principal Researcher in a series of contracts with JRC-IPTS devoted to the application of behavioural-experimental methods and quantitative models to optimise European Commission policy-making in online consumer behaviour, cybersecurity and impact measurement of CAP.
He has also authored many publications on top scientific journal on statistics, management and economics such as Econometrica, Management Decision, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Business Research and Journal of Economics. He transferred to the World Bank in , where he worked in both the African and Middle Eastern Departments as macro economist with a focus on fiscal and trade issues.
In that capacity he managed the Diagnostic Trade Integration Studies for Mauritania and Senegal, and supported a variety of customs modernization initiatives financed by the World Bank and other bilateral development agencies. He is the author of numerous scientific articles that appeared in professional journals. His research covers monetary policy in economic transition with a focus on Algeria. He lectures economics and statistics since and he held several public functions in the Algerian administration.
Chahir Zaki is a citizen of Egypt. In this position, Chahir teaches and conducts research on trade policy and macroeconomics. He holds a B. His research interests include international trade, trade policy, trade in services, applied economics and macroeconomic modeling. Abdessalem Abbassi. Samir Abdullah. Hala Abou-Ali. Abdelkader Ait El Mekki.
Nooh Alshyab. Ahmed Badawi. Leila Baghdadi. Specialties: Project management and Team coordination on web projects including e-shops, portals, social networks, web 2. Saad Belghazi. Mehdi Ben Braham. Emmanuel Bargasse. Abdelkader Boudriga. Salim Bounou. Matthias Busse. Sandra Challita.
Javier Albarracin Corredor. Doriana Cucinelli. Marek Dabrowski. Anissa Naouar Damak. Habib El-Andaloussi. Alia El-Mahdi. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry.
Giorgia Giovannetti. Mohamed Goaied. Wafik Grais. Willem Pieter de Groen. Manfred Hafner. Nicola Lamaddalena. Robert Lanquar. Barbara Casu Lukac. Silvia Maffi.
Basma Majerbi. Sahar Mechri Kharrat. Daniel Mirza. Rim Ben Ayed Mouelhi. Sami Ben Naceur. Leonidas Paroussos. Raul Ramos. Serena Sandri. Simone Tagliapietra. Jose Vila. Luc De Wulf.