Dominique Guillo is a Professor-researcher at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is professor of sociology at the Faculty of Governance, Economic and Social Sciences, where he also serves as vice dean of behavioral sciences for public policies and director of the African Center for Behavioral Sociology.
He is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris-Saclay / Cachan), and holds a Phd from Paris-Sorbonne University.
His work aims to build perspectives that articulate the social sciences, behavioral sciences and natural sciences on themes which are at the heart of public policies.
He was a member of the aggregation jury for economic and social sciences in France and of the CNRS National Committee (section 36). He has published eight authored books.Some have been translated into English and Russian and one of them won a ‘’Grand Prix’’ from the French Academy. His latest book, The Forgotten Foundations of Culture, an Ecological Approach, Seuil, was published in 2018.
Luc Savard is a full professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He holds a PhD in economics from the Paris School of Economics in 2006. Prior to joining Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, he was a full professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Sherbrooke for over 15 years. He was co-founder and director of the International Economics and Development Research Group (GREDI) from 2005 to 2013 and director of economics programs from 2015 to 2019. Before joining the University of Sherbrooke, he was head of IDRC MIMAP in Dakar. He was also an associate researcher at CREFA at Laval University for 7 years. He has been a consultant for many institutions such as the World Bank, IMF, OECD, Asian Development Bank, GTZ, UNICEF and has worked directly with several governments (Morocco, Gabon, Burundi, Senegal, Quebec , etc.).
He is the author of some 40 scientific publications and book chapters and he is co-author of a book entitled Economic Policies for Development: Computable General Equilibrium Models. His research themes focus on the environment and natural resources, public spending and analysis of the impact on poverty and inequalities. His recent research focuses on the links between macro-type models and micro-simulation models. He is an associate editor for the International Journal of Micro simulation and the Canadian Journal of Development Economics.
Mohammed Abdellaoui is an affiliate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
After a doctorate in mathematical economics and econometrics at the University of Aix-Marseille III, Mohammed Abdellaoui joined the CNRS in 1992 as a research fellow. He was then promoted to Research Director in 2001. In 2007, he joined HEC-Paris as a researcher at GREGHEC and affiliate professor of Decision Sciences.
Mohammed Abdellaoui is a specialist in the perception and modeling of risk and time for individual decisions and within organizations. He has published numerous theoretical and empirical articles in top international journals including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Management Science, Journal of Econometrics, The Economic Journal, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty and Review of Economic Psychology.
His current research works are carried out within the framework of collaborations with foreign researchers (Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States). He has co-edited books on recent advances in uncertain decision modeling and is editor-in-chief of Theory and Decision journal.
Touhami Abdelkhalek est professeur titulaire de l’Enseignement Supérieur à l’Institut National de Statistique et d’Économie Appliquée (INSEA) à Rabat. Il a obtenu son Ph.D. du département de sciences économiques de l’Université de Montréal au Canada. Il a une double spécialisation en Développement et croissance et en Econométrie. Il a été, pour plusieurs années, professeur visiteur pour assurer des cours à l’Université de Montréal, à l’Université Paris-Dauphine et l’Université de Paris I.
Touhami ABDELKHALEK est chercheur associé à plusieurs Instituts et Centres de recherche à travers le monde (ERF du Caire, FEMISE France, CIPREE de l’Université Laval à Québec, CRDE et CIREQ de l’Université de Montréal, API-Kuwait, etc.). Il a à son actif plusieurs publications dans différentes revues scientifiques internationales dont the Review of Economics and Statistics et les Annales d’Economie et de Statistique. Il est membre des Comités éditoriaux de trois revues économiques internationales spécialisées. Ses recherches se focalisent sur des travaux en économétrie appliquée, en modélisation des politiques économiques et en analyse statistique de la pauvreté. Actuellement, il travaille particulièrement sur les aspects d’économie quantitative, de modélisation économique, de statistiques (enquêtes) et sur différentes approches économétriques des questions de développement (pauvreté, inégalité, évaluation d’impact des politiques publiques, marché du travail, éducation, santé, etc.).
Touhami ABDELKHALEK est consultant pour plusieurs organismes nationaux et internationaux (ONDH, Banque mondiale, PNUD, UNICEF, etc.) pour le Maroc et pour plusieurs pays Arabes et de l’Afrique francophone.
En 2005, Touhami ABDELKHALEK a été l’auteur du chapitre « La pauvreté au Maroc », du Rapport du Cinquantenaire sur « 50 ans de développement humain au Maroc » (RDH50)
En juillet 2017, Touhami ABDELKHALEK a été décoré au nom de Sa Majesté le Roi Mohamed VI du Wissam Al Arch de l’ordre de Chevalier.
Depuis décembre 2018, Touhami ABDELKHALEK a été nommé membre conseiller du Conseil de la concurrence du Maroc dans la catégorie des spécialistes en matière juridique, économique ou de la concurrence.
Amir Abdul Reda is an assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. His research interests lie at the border of comparative politics and quantitative methods, and use the vast amount of data available on social media platforms like Twitter to study social movements, migration and public opinion. Currently, he is working on projects that harness social media data to generate new metrics for the empirical study of protests. He is also researching the impact of COVID 19 on the livelihoods of refugees with the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia Social Development team. At FGSES, his teaching focuses on data science (natural language processing, data mining and big data), social movements and advanced topics in quantitative methods. Amir’s work has been published in the journal Comparative Sociology and Middle East Studies. He has a doctorate in political science and a master's degree in Near and Middle Eastern studies from the University of Toronto, as well as a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Montreal.
Al-Mouksit Akim is Assistant Professor of Economics at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
Before joining UM6P, he worked for the World Bank in the Department of Social Protection and Employment where he was involved in numerous projects providing technical assistance to governments in developing countries.
He is also an associate researcher at DIAL-IRD where he works on the distributive effect of tax policies in three West African countries. He also initiated a research project funded by the Partnership for Economic Policy Research Network (PEP Research Network) and has several publications in high-level journals in development economics.
Mr. Akim holds a doctorate in development economics obtained in 2018 from the PSL Research University - Paris Dauphine University. Before enrolling for a doctorate in France, he obtained his degree in engineering economist statistician at the National School of Economics and Statistics of Senegal (ENSAE-Senegal).
He addresses economic development issues related to migration, the distributive effect of fiscal policy, social protection, poverty and inequalities using tools for public policy assessment, econometrics and micro- simulation.
Ana Cristina Alves is Assistant Professor at the Mohammed VI PolytechnicUniversity.
She holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE, UK 2012), and for the past 7 years she has held the position of Assistant Professor in the Public Policy and Global Affairs division at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. Her research interest lies in the intersection of foreign policy and development studies, with a specific focus on the developmental and geopolitical impact of China’s economic statecraft in the African continent. Dr. Alves’ professional record combines research experience in both academia and policy-oriented institutions straddling Portugal, UK, South Africa and Singapore.
Mehdi Bartal is an Assistant Professor of economics at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
Before joining UM6P, he worked as an economist at Banque de France in Paris and participated in many national and European projects related to financial stability. His research focuses on macroeconomics, housing, labour, with a strong emphasis on income and wealth inequalities. His work combines heterogeneous agents models with microeconomic data and has been presented at leading international academic conferences.
Mehdi Bartal holds an engineering degree from École Spéciale des Travaux Publics de Paris and a PhD in economics from Paris School of Economics. He was Fulbright visiting scholar in the Department of Macroeconomics at the University of Pennsylvania.
For more than 20 years, Dorothée Boccanfuso has worked as a development economist and research manager in many member countries of the Francophonie. A graduate of Laval University in Quebec (Ph.D in economics), she was responsible for the first field office of the PEP network in Dakar. She was a professor at the University of Sherbrooke (Quebec) for over 15 years, where she was both teaching and dealing with research and administrative tasks. In addition to her tenure as full professor, she was director of the economics department, director of the PhD program in development economics, vice-dean for management and secretary of the School of Management, vice-dean for research and postgraduate studies. She has been a consultant for various international organizations such as the World Bank, the IMF, the OECD, and the ADB.
Her specialization fields focus on well-being issues (poverty, inequality) mainly in developing countries. She has also worked on environmental issues, natural resources, agriculture, migration and public policies (education, health). She has published over 40 scientific papers, one book and several book chapters. She chaired the expert committee on the guaranteed minimum income of the Government of Quebec in 2016-2018. She was president of the Canadian Society of Economic Sciences from 2013 to 2014. She is “Associate Editor” at the Canadian Journal of Development Studies.
Malik Boumediene is an associate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. His research focuses on Arab and African countries: democratic transitions, constitutional changes, rule of law, good governance and protection of fundamental rights. He also pays particular attention to security issues as well as the influence of Moroccan diplomacy. He has several publications to his credit covering Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt. He is currently on a sabbatical at the University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès.
Malik Boumediene supervises research projects (more than 15 theses supervised). His major research axes within the doctoral school are:
Mathieu Charbonneau est professeur assistant de philosophie à l’Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique.
Il est titulaire d’un doctorat en philosophie de l’Université de Montréal, au Canada, où il a aussi enseigné dans divers départements. Il a été chercheur postdoctoral au Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, à Vienne, Autriche, ainsi qu’au Science Studies Program de la Central European University et Research Fellow dans le cadre d’un ERC Synergy Grant au département de sciences cognitives.
Ses intérêts de recherche portent sur les questions philosophiques entourant le développement technologique et ses impacts sur les capacité cognitives, sociales et culturelles des êtres humains. Il s’intéresse aussi à la philosophie de la biologie et des sciences sociales, et aux questions entourant l’interdisciplinarité.
Khalid Chegraoui is a full-professor and Vice Dean of Political Science and International Relations at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. His teaching are devoted to history and political anthropology. He began his teaching-research career in 1992 at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah University in Fez, after obtaining his first doctorate in African studies from Mohammed V University in Rabat, focusing on sub-Saharan Africa. He also obtained a State Doctorate in African Studies from the same university in 2002, with an emphasis on contemporary West Africa. In 2003, he became professor of history and political anthropology at the Institute of African Studies, Mohammed V University.
Marc Dubois is Associate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He has been a lecturer in economics at the Mayotte University Center since 2019.
Mr. Dubois holds a doctorate from the University of Montpellier. He was also a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Sherbrooke (Canada).
His research questions are mainly theoretical: what is the best way to measure inequalities, poverty, collective well-being? What are the best solutions to a collective decision problem?
Mohamed El Guide is an assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
Holder of a State Doctorate in Applied Mathematics. He conducted research in the Complex Systems and Human Systems laboratory at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and in the computer science department
and engineering from the University of Minnesota as a postdoctoral researcher.
His research focuses on the development of numerical methods in linear algebra for image processing, statistical analysis and resolution of PDEs.
Rachid El Houdaigui is Full Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is also professor of International Relations at the faculty of law of The Abdelmalek Essaadi University in Tangier, the Royal College of Advanced Military Studies in Kenitra as well as the former Rabat School of Governance and Economics. He is also a visiting professor at Cergy-Pontoise University in Paris, Cadix University (Spain) and at La Sagesse University in Beirut, Lebanon. He has made numerous research visits, notably to the NATO Defense College (Rome). Mr El Houdaigui is also a Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South. His research areas cover Maghreb countries, the Euro-Mediterranean partnership and globalization under three aspects: trade, politics and military. Mr. El Houdaïgui is also Morocco’s representative at the Euro-Maghreb Center for Strategic Research and Studies (CEMRES) of the 5+5 defense initiative, and the author of numerous books and articles on International relations and geopolitics: The Mediterranean, North Africa and the Arab world. He is also co-director of the Moroccan-Spanish specialized review “Peace and International Security” and in charge of the Observatory of Mediterranean Studies at Abdelmalek Essaadi University.
Rachid El Houdaigui has a PhD from the University of Toulouse in 2000 under the theme: The Moroccan decision-making system and the management of foreign policy under the reign of Hassan II.
Abdelmohssin El Mokaddem is a Full Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is a teacher-researcher with a doctorate in economics and social sciences applied to agriculture and an engineering degree in agroeconomics.
For more than 15 years, he has developed expertise in fields relating to the conservation, management and development of natural resources as well as in the field of economic valuation of ecosystem services and global environmental externalities.
His experiences have enabled him to develop a vast knowledge of the major issues of Morocco with regard to both his field of research and the field of economic and agricultural development. He has worked more specifically, during the last five years, on the evaluation and design of payment mechanisms for systemic services, the economic evaluation of the costs of damage caused by water erosion and on the conservation and improvement. pastoral concentrates for the common good.
Mr. El Mokaddem has also been team leader in several large-scale studies and technical assistance, working with Moroccan and international partners.
Faiçal Hossaini is a full professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
Before joining the University, Mr. Hossaini worked as an economist in the Department of Economic Studies at Bank Al-Maghrib, where he developed, for more than ten years, an expertise in various fields related to monetary policy. He has also taught economics and econometrics at numerous universities in Morocco and abroad.
Mr. Hossaini holds a PhD in management science, with a specialization in macroeconomics, obtained at Mohammed V University in Rabat, as well as a master's degree in economics from the University of Quebec in Montreal and an MBA in finance from the same university. His research interests focus on economic issues in developing countries, including Morocco, in particular, economic cycles and policies, open macroeconomics and applied econometrics.
Abdelkabir Kamili is an assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
He holds a PhD in Economic and Social Sciences Applied to Agriculture from the Agronomic and Veterinary Institute - Hassan II in Rabat. He also holds a Master of Science in Economics and Fisheries Management from the University of Barcelona and a State Engineer Diploma in Rural Economics from the National School of Agriculture in Meknes.
He has experience in the economics and management of natural resources in general and fishery resources in particular. His areas of expertise also include bioeconomic modeling, computable general equilibrium economic modeling, national accounts, value chain economics and value chain analysis. He worked for 18 years at the National Institute of Fisheries Research (Morocco) as a researcher in fisheries’ economics. As such, he participated in several national and international projects and represented Morocco in the “Socio-economy and Trade” working group of the CCLME-FAO project (Protection of the Large Marine Ecosystem of the Canary Current).
Yassine Kaouane holds a Phd in applied mathematics from the University of Marrakech, in co-supervision with the Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale (Calais, France), within the framework of the Doctoral School of Engineering Sciences (Lille), in partnership with the Laboratory of Applied Mathematics Joseph Liouville / LMPA (Calais, Pas de Calais) and the Laboratory of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (Guéliz Marrakech).
Kidane Kiros is an associate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. He holds a doctorate in development studies. Before joining the UM6P and the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS), his professional background was mainly related to teaching, research and educational administration. From 2003 to 2014, he taught in various faculties of the University of Addis Ababa (AAU) and was Acting Director of Institute of Federal Studies, as well as Senior Administrator and Chief Financial Officer for Continuing Education and at distance to AAU. He has also worked with humanitarian organizations, notably with the Ethiopian Red Cross (as head of the Wollo Zone Branch Office), the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (as a member of the group of East African Regional Food Security Work - WGFS) and with the Ethiopian Red Cross (as a member of the National Food Security Working Group - WGFS). He is currently on a sabbatical from the University of Addis Ababa.
Gilles Nettey Boevi Koumou is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He obtained his doctorate in economics from Laval University in 2017. Before joining Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, he was a lecturer in the Department of Economics and Administrative Sciences at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi for 2 years. He was also a post-doctoral researcher at the Canada Research Chair in Risk Management at HEC Montréal for 2 years. He was a consultant for the World Bank. He also holds a master's degree in mathematics from the University of Lomé, an engineer statistician economist (ISE) degree from ISSEA in Yaoundé and a certification as a capital and securities market securities analyst (CMSA) of the Corporate Finance Institute.
His main field of research is the economics of risk and uncertainty. His research axes focus on portfolio management, asset valuation and the application of machine learning to portfolio selection.
Clotilde Nouët is Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Mohammed VI Polytechnique University. A former student of the École Normale Supérieure de Paris, « agrégée » in philosophy, she holds a PhD from University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the Humboldt University (Berlin). She was a postdoctoral researcher for two years in University Lyon 3 and Lyon 2 and has been teaching philosophy at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, the University of Poitiers, and Sciences-Po. Her research is mainly in political philosophy and critical theory, and focuses on questions of democracy, public space and citizenship, theories of the State, and contemporary critiques of capitalism. She also has strong interests in feminist philosophy and the epistemology of social sciences.
She is a member of the ANR French Research Programm “Egalibex” on Free Speech, and an organizer of its monthly seminar at University Lyon 3 (“La liberté d’expression”). She is a member of the ANR French Research Programm “Capacités et vulnerabilités du sujet de droit” and an organizer of its monthly seminar at Espace éthique Île-de-France.
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Déborah Perez est Professeur Assistant à l’Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique.
Titulaire d’un Doctorat en science politique à l’IEP d’Aix-en-Provence, d’un Diplôme de l’ENS Ulm, en sciences sociales spécialité secondaire géographie, mineure monde arabe, d’un Master de sciences sociales, EHESS, mention études politiques et d’un Master en Affaires publiques de Sciences Po Paris. Déborah Perez est Docteure associée au Centre Maurice Halbwachs (EHESS/ENS), et MESOPOLHIS (IEP d’Aix-en-Provence). Elle est également chargée de cours à l’Université Paris-Dauphine et l’Université d’Aix-Marseille. Pr. Perez a écrit trois articles dans des revues à comité de lecture, un article dans des revues sans comité de lecture et trois chapitres d’ouvrages. Elle a participé à plusieurs colloques, journées d’études et séminaires.
Nicolas Porot is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is a philosopher specialized in cognitive science. A significant part of his work focuses on the structure of thought and its interface with cognitive processes.
Prior to joining UM6P, he was a postdoctoral researcher in Bence Nanay's research group at the Center for Philosophical Psychology in Antwerp. He earned a doctorate from the Philosophy Program at CUNY Graduate Center, where he spent time as a visiting student at Yale University and the Jean Nicod Institute. He holds a research master's degree in cognitive science (EHESS-ENS-Paris V) and a B.A. in philosophy (UCLA).
TRAORE Sâ Benjamin has a Doctorate in Law (Magna Cum Laude), University of Neuchâtel (With a bourse d’exellence of Swiss National Foundation for Scientific Research Doc.ch) (2013-2018).
Prior to his PhD, he completed his LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights at the Geneva Academy of international humanitarian law and Human Rights, a joint excellence center of the Graduate institute of international and Development studies and the University of Geneva.
In terms of teaching and research, he has extensive experience from one of the most prestigious academic institutions that focuses on international law and politics: the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva where he served as a teaching and research assistant. Moreover, he also worked as a Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel.
His last position as the Project Coordinator for the African Coalition for Corporate Accountability (ACCA) has given him the opportunity to understand the issues related to the role of law in combating business related human rights and environmental abuses while also allowing him to build a solid network at the regional and international level, whether with AU institutions, state representatives at the UN bodies, or international NGOs.
Moritz Schmoll is Assistant Professor in Political Science at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P).
Prior to joining UM6P, he was an LSE Fellow at the Department of International Development, LSE. He obtained his PhD in Political Science at the Department of Government, LSE, and holds an MSc in Comparative Politics (Middle East) from Sciences Po.
His doctoral dissertation focused on the everyday enforcement of tax laws in Egypt. His research interests include the politics of everyday governance, public administrations in developing countries, and the political economy of development, with a particular regional focus on the Middle East and North Africa.
Norman Sempijja is an associate professor at Mohammed Vi polytechnique Université in Morocco. He holds a PhD in international politics (2013) from Kingston University UK. He also has an MA in Diplomatic Studies from Keele Univeristy UK and BA Social Sciences from Makerere University Uganda. He has taught a number of courses in international relations and political science in France, United Kingdom, South Africa and Spain.
His research focuses on international security especially peacekeeping and peacebuilding in Africa. He also has research interests in inter-organisational cooperation in peacekeeping and peacebuilding with specific focus on European Union, United Nations and African Union. He has published widely in journals like African security, journal of contemporary African studies, stability, Conflict security and development, Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals, Africa review and politkon. He has published an edited book; Africa rising navigating the nexus between rhetoric and emerging reality. He has further published book chapters with publishers like Springer, Routledge and EUNSA.
His teaching specialisation at Mohammed VI university is in international relations theory, contemporary issues in international relations, political philosophy and the African state.
Rodney Smith is a Distinguished Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
In 1992 he obtained his PhD in agricultural and natural resource economics. Professor of applied economics at the University of Minnesota for more than 20 years, his main areas of research focus on the links between economic growth, development and management of natural resources, macroeconomic issues related to the management of natural resources. water, AIDS and economic growth, policy making in the presence of asymmetric information, with emphasis on environmental and natural resource policies, economics of water management surface and underground and applied production economics. His main courses are: intermediate macroeconomics, macroeconomics and growth (M.S.), production economics (Ph.D.), applied game theory and mechanism design.
Between 2013 and 2016, he was appointed Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota.
He is currently on a sabbatical from the University of Minnesota.
Emmanuel Trouche is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is professor in psychology and cognitive sciences. He uses methods of experimental psychology for a better understanding of the cognitive mechanisms linked to reasoning, individual and collective decision-making and learning methods.
After initial training in mathematics and statistics, he obtained a master's degree in cognitive science from the Cogmaster (ENS / EHESS / Paris 5) then a doctorate in psychology focusing on over-confidence, reasoning and argumentation. He then served as a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University for two years. In the laboratory headed by Professor Frank Keil, he worked on the teaching of science and technology in primary schools in France. He also assisted Professor Emmanuel Sander during the launch of a national project reorganizing the mathematics program at the CP level from research in cognitive sciences and didactics (ACE-Arithmécole).
He also participated in a project entitled “Education to the Critical Spirit” within the Jean Nicod Institute and trained many teachers and future teachers in the psychology of learning within the INSPE of the Academy of Versailles. .
Emmanuel Selorm Tsyawo is an assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. He received his doctorate in economics from Temple University in May 2020. His research interests are microeconometrics and empirical industrial organization. His teaching interests include econometrics and (applied) microeconomics.
Scott Viallet-Thévenin is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. He is a sociologist, graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique, Sciences Po and the Paris School of Economics. He did his thesis at the center for sociology of organizations at Sciences Po and at CREST, a research center at INSEE. He then worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for European Studies at Sciences Po and then at the University of Toulouse. He has also been a visiting scholar at the CJB (Rabat, CNRS), the University of Bergen (Norway) and the Instituto de estudios sociales avanzados (Cordoba, CSIC). His research focuses in borders and relations between the State and large firms, with a focus in the leaders of these two spaces, their careers and representations and the organizational dynamics that cross them. His work thus stands at the intersection of three subfields of sociology: historical sociology, sociology of the state, and economic and organizational sociology. He approached these three sub-fields through three main research projects, individual and collective. A first project, in the extension of the thesis, is interested in the relations between public enterprises and the State since 1945. A second project concerns the organization of the administration in France, through the social structure of the upper level. civil service on the one hand, and organizational changes in central administrations on the other. A final project concerns the leaders of the French colonial empire, their movements and careers, from 1830 to 1962.
Hayat Zouiten is an assistant professor at University Mohammed VI Polytechnique. She is a professor of mathematics and computer science. Before joining UM6P, she worked for the Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences - Ain Sebaâ of Hassan II University in Casablanca where she was responsible for teaching various courses. H. Zouiten holds a doctorate in applied mathematics in 2018 from Moulay Ismail University in Meknes. She has published 9 research articles in international journals. During her doctoral years, she was invited for several research stays at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. She has also presented her research at numerous international conferences. Her research activities with UM6P are focused on risk and time modeling for individual decision making and in organizations.
Yahya Badraoui is a research engineer in cognitive sciences within the Faculty of Governance, Economic and Social Sciences.
He is part of the research project "Learning reading and mathematics in the Moroccan primary school", and is particularly interested in the motivational aspects of learning. He is also in charge of the technical and computer aspects of experimental studies in psychology, in particular by designing the graphical interfaces intended for the collection of data and by participating in their analysis.
In 2016, he graduated as a State Engineer in Industrial Engineering from the Mohammadia School of Engineers. His initial interest in marketing and consumer behavior led him to cognitive science, and he now uses his skills in the service of education and learning methods among students. He joined the first class of MAHIR Center, for a ten-month program at UM6P, before joining FGSES in December 2020.
Emmanuel Kemel is an affiliate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He studied economics and cognitive sciences. He worked as an expert for the Ministry of Sustainable Development and wrote a thesis in economics at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Since 2015, he has worked at GREGHEC as a researcher at the CNRS and is an affiliate professor at HEC.
His work focuses on the observation and analysis of attitudes towards time and uncertainty. He is particularly specialized in the construction and econometric analysis of behavioral experiments. The empirical and methodological results of his work apply to management and microeconomics, but also to the evaluation of public policies.
He has published several articles in leading journals in decision science and transport economics. His courses focus on behavioral economics and decision theory.
Holder of a Phd in economics in the Modeling applied to economics and management laboratory of the Faculty of Economic and Social Legal Sciences, Hassan II University of Casablanca. Safia Fekkaklouhail's work focuses on the impact assessment of public policies with a particular emphasis on retirement policy in Morocco.
To date, she is carrying out a study on sociability, access to employment and forms of integration in Morocco: the case of Ben Guerir and the region of Marrakech.
Alice Lavabre has been a postdoctoral fellow in sociology at Mohammed VI University since the start of the 2020 academic year. Holder of a multidisciplinary master's degree in social sciences (the master's "Practice of interdisciplinarity - History, sociology, anthropology" co-accredited by the School des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and the Ecole Normale Supérieure, obtained in 2011), she defended a thesis in sociology at the EHESS on the participation of voluntary associations in the policies of employment in France (2020). She taught, as a doctoral student in sociology, at the University of Paris-Est Créteil, then as a professor of economics and social sciences in high school. She is currently working within the framework of the SOCMAROC program on access to employment in Morocco, from a socio-historical and sociological perspective
Mahmoud Arbouch est économiste au Policy Center for the New South. Il est ingénieur diplômé de l'Institut National de Statistique et d'Economie Appliquée (INSEA - Rabat). Mahmoud est actuellement doctorant à la Faculté de gouvernance des sciences économiques et sociales de l'Université Polytechnique Mohammed VI (FGSES - UM6P), où il travaille sur l'impact des infrastructures publiques sur la croissance et le bien-être au Maroc. Il a précédemment travaillé sur des sujets liés au développement et au financement des infrastructures en Afrique sub-saharienne, à l'économie régionale au Maroc, aux aspects économiques de la migration, ainsi qu’aux politiques sectorielles au Maroc. Mahmoud s'intéresse également aux politiques macroéconomiques et au développement à long terme. Avant de rejoindre l'équipe de recherche économique du Policy Center for the New South, ses recherches ont porté sur la politique monétaire à Bank Al-Maghrib (Banque centrale du Maroc).
I graduated from The National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics as a state engineer in Statistics and applied economics and worked as a statistician and research analyst in the industrial real estate field for a year before joining the Economics PhD program in FGSES.
My field of interest is development economics. In particular, human capital and all its related issues. Including the different ways of improving HC in Africa, education, health, HC policies, relation between HC and the natural resource curse, poverty, and inequalities.
Alaà Ghandour is a Phd student in cognitive science at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and Grenoble Alpes University. She obtained her master's degree in speech therapy in 2017 from Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. her research focuses on learning to read and transcribe in Arabic.
Her thesis project (co-directed by Dominique Guillo and Sylviane Valdois) aims to assess the effect of different types of cognitive training (morphological, phonological and visual) on the performance and difficulties of children learning to read in Morocco.
Manal Mouhsine is a PhD student at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. She holds a master's degree in strategic intelligence from Information Science School (Rabat). Before joining UM6P, Manal worked for national and international think tanks where she carried out activities related to horizon scanning and strategic foresight analysis. Her area of interest includes strategic foresigh