İKAM Country Report Series, the analysis of the relevant countries in terms of research, education, institutions, finance, implications, and policies is desired to be done to reveal the existing state the Islamic economics in today’s world. In this context, İKAM publishes its 10th Country Report prepared by Wail Mohamed Aaminou on Maghreb Countries (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia). … Continue reading My latest report on financial inclusion in Maghreb countries (published by IKAM)
The David Rubenstein Show: Climate Envoy and Former Senator John Kerry
As usual, David Rubenstein did a great job as an interviewer, although the questions were not very tough. Overall, an interesting discussion on the NetZero agenda and the US perspective https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsitG-mgla8
Selected quotes from the book: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness (2020)
In this book, Morgan Housel shares 19 short stories exploring the strange ways people think about money and proposes advices to how to make better sense of one of life's most important topics. Here are some selected quotes from this book: On social comparison There is no need to risk what you have and need … Continue reading Selected quotes from the book: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness (2020)
Are universities of the past still the future?
Here are selected quotes from “Are universities of the past still the future?” report. " What if the precipitous changes induced by COVID-19 pandemic are also signals that universities in advanced economies have reached peak international students, peak undergraduate degrees, peak campus and peak rankings? " " by 2030, a quarter of universities in the … Continue reading Are universities of the past still the future?
Geopolitical climate risks: Which scenarios are more likely?
Very interesting report by Lloyd’s and the University of Cambridge on possible scenarios to analyze geopolitical climate risks. The basic idea behind the report is that the race to reach net zero as early as possible is not a linear and deterministic trajectory but is rather an uncertain and pliable journey, influenced by human behavior … Continue reading Geopolitical climate risks: Which scenarios are more likely?
On Climate Finance at the Global South
Four ideas that summarize my presentation on Climate Finance at the 8th international conference of Entrepreneurial Finance held in Agadir (Morocco). Climate change threat is multidimensional with systemic environmental, social and economic impacts. Countries of the global south are the ones that are most affected although their contribution in terms of GHG emissions has been … Continue reading On Climate Finance at the Global South
Recent participative finance development and financial inclusion in Morocco
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
Places of the Future: Where is the future of work?
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
My Fulbright experience
I strongly recommend the Fulbright experience ! For me it has a been a major milestone personally and professionally.
Global Trends 2040 (CIA)
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)