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Hasan Dudu, Erol Cakmak - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

The effects of climate change in Turkey are expected to be significant. The aim of this paper is to quantify the effects of climate change on the overall economy by using an integrated framework incorporating a computable general equilibrium model and a crop water requirement model for the period...

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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...

Journal Article
Imed Drine - Making It: Industry for Development, 2012

Many observers see youth unemployment as the major reason behind the recent popular uprisings in a number of Arab countries. Increasing unemployment over the past two decades has led to frustration among young people, especially among university graduates. Frustration among unemployed youth spilled...

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....

Blog
– What Do We know? What is the Way Forward?
Imed Drine - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

Imed DrineMany observers see youth unemployment as the major reason behind the recent popular uprisings in a number of Arab countries. Increasing unemployment over the past two decades has led to frustration among young people, especially among university graduates. Frustration among unemployed...

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– What Do We Know? What Is the Way Forward?
UNU -WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

On the 10th of April, 2012, the African Development Bank and UNU-WIDER organized a research workshop on the theme of ‘Employment in Tunisia: What Do We Know? What is the Way Forward?’. The aim of this workshop was to bring together universities and policy makers to reflect on the...

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

Imed Drine The climate change threat North Africa is going through a turbulent year. With much of the focus on political transition, there is a danger that attention to the threat posed by climate change to the region’s prosperity (and stability) will be missed. Furthermore, to design...

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

The impact of climate change on agriculture and poor groups’ livelihoods are one of the greatest potential threats to development and a key challenge in climate change agenda. The North Africa region is particularly vulnerable to climate change due to geographic and ecological features. The...

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Wim Naudé - UNU-WIDER, 2010 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper calls for a fresh look at industrial policies in the light of recent trends and developments in the global economy. In particular, five new challenges and their implications for industrial policies are discussed. These have been neglected in the debate on industrial policy and include (i...

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