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Olivier Bargain, Maria C. Lo Bue - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, including Morocco, currently record the lowest rates of female labour force participation (FLFP) in the world. These rates — between 20-30% in 2019 — appear substantially low in comparison to Western countries, but also compared to low-...

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– Evidence from Morocco
Olivier Bargain, Maria C. Lo Bue - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

The present paper sheds new light on the growth implications of gender inequalities in the Moroccan labour market. We confront two different approaches. The first one is based on firm data to estimate gender complementarity in production and uses this information for simulations based on a...

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Tony Addison, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz - Journal of Development Studies, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue Macroeconomic Perspectives on Aid

Book Chapter
Ragui Assaad, Caroline Krafft - Oxford University Press, 2015 - Oxford, United Kingdom

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2. Marriage is the single most important contractual arrangement youth in North Africa undertake as they navigate their transition to adulthood. Despite its importance in shaping subsequent socioeconomic trajectories, there has been...

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– A Worldwide Analysis with Emphasis on Morocco and Turkey
Ismail Ouraich, Hasan Dudu, Wallace E. Tyner, Erol Cakmak - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper examines the interaction of globalization through trade liberalization and climate change, globally with a special focus on Morocco and Turkey. We use the GTAP model, which is a global general equilibrium model, to investigate trade liberalization welfare impacts under climate change,...

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– An Analysis of Climate Forecasts and their Link to Agriculture
Ismail Ouraich, Wallace E. Tyner - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Alterations in rainfall patterns and increasing temperatures due to climate change will most likely translate into yield reductions in desirable crops. In this particular context, the object of this paper is to lay down findings and results for projected yield impacts in Morocco using a well-tested...

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– An Analysis of the Impacts of the Plan Maroc Vert in Morocco
Ismail Ouraich, Wallace E. Tyner - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

The paper provides estimates of economic impacts of climate change, compares these with historical impacts of drought spells, and estimates the extent to which the current Moroccan agricultural development and investment strategy, the Plan Maroc Vert, helps in agricultural adaptation to climate...

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– Evidence from Moroccan and Tunisian Time-Series Data
Tony Addison, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

We examine aid-induced Dutch Disease—after controlling for the effects of remittances and FDI flows—in the context of two North African countries, Morocco and Tunisia. We do so by performing a multivariate time series analysis of aggregated annual data over the period 1980-2009. Aid...

Imed Drine - Economic Modelling , 2012 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

This paper aims to analyse the effects of institution quality on technology catch-up in five North African countries (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia) compared to 3 groups of developing and emerging countries (Sub Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America) over the period 1970–2005...

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Imed Drine - UNU-WIDER, 2011 - Helsinki, Finland

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is particularly vulnerable to climate change. The severity of climate-change impacts is related to the geographic and ecological particularity of the region. The majority of countries in the MENA region belong to the hydraulic poor regions located...

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Marie-Claude Martin - UNU-WIDER, 2008 - Helsinki, Finland

The interaction between available individual and collective resources in the determination of health is largely ignored in the literature on the relationship between poverty and health in developing countries. We analyse the role public resources play in the perception that rural women in Morocco...

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– The Experience of Morocco
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz - UNU-WIDER, 2006 - Helsinki, Finland

Using a vector error-correction model, I explore the short-run dynamics and long-run linkages between financial reform and the mobilization of domestic saving in Morocco. In the short run, financial depth (volume of intermediation) is shown to have a positive influence on private saving, while...

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Martin Ravallion - World Development, 2006

Part of Journal Special Issue The Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor

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