A great discussion on recent participative finance development and financial inclusion in Morocco with Gonzalo Rodríguez Marín, Dalal Aassouli, Mehmet Asutay and Abderrahmane Lahlou https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBT2VPJQC-o&t=1s
The report “Places of the Future: Where is the future of work? “ is a clear proof that in a work place not bounded by physical constraints anymore, cities wherever they are and whatever their size can be positioned to attract talent, create jobs and generate economic and social prosperity 21-places-of-the-future-where-is-the-future-of-work-codex5484Download
I strongly recommend the Fulbright experience ! For me it has a been a major milestone personally and professionally.
Global Trends 2040Download A must read for anyone interested in the key trends and uncertainties that will shape the world in the coming decades. The report is structured around two central organizing principles: identifying and assessing broad forces that are shaping the future strategic environment, and then exploring how populations and leaders will act on … Continue reading Global Trends 2040 (CIA)
The key takeaways from the discussion with Gonzalo Rodriguez, Hakim Bensaid, Ismail Filali and Scott Levy are as follows : In only three years of activity, Islamic finance has made important strides in Morocco. To illustrate, 50% of real estate financing in the country was performed by Islamic Banks in 2020;In the banking side, refinancing … Continue reading IFN Roadshow Morocco 2021 : Key takeaways
Key takeaways from the panel with discussion Alaa Alaabed, Laila Shamel, Tarık Akın, Tarık Börekci and myself ifn-cover-story-4th-november-2020-1Download
Book review written by Wail Mohamed Aaminou and published at Katılım Finans on 16.03.2021.
My latest contribution on Covid19 and inequalities. The main ideas are : Covid-19 exacerbates inequalities and pre-existing socioeconomic disparities, thereby threatening the stability of many countriesInequalities’ transmission factors include education, job exposure to infections, job availability, housing, transportation and safety netsSupporting the income of disadvantaged households and boosting job supply should be the priority. Impact … Continue reading Why Covid-19 Exacerbates Inequalities and What to do About It
In a nutshell In this book published on April 14, 2020, Rebecca Henderson, a business economist at Harvard University, defends free markets and argues that the issue is not free markets but rather “Unchecked “ and “uncontrolled free markets”. The author believes that markets can save the world provided the right public policies are in … Continue reading Book review : Reimagining capitalism in a world on fire by Rebecca Henderson
In a nutshell What a good timing to read a book on globalization! Indeed, Covid19 crisis has strongly challenged the relevance of globalization and has raised the following questions: Is globalization over?Is open trade too dangerous?Should we revert to closed borders and national self-sufficiency? “The Ages of Globalization” by Jeffrey D. Sachs, published in the … Continue reading Book review : The Ages of Globalization by Jeffrey D. Sachs