Faculté de gouvernance
sciences économiques & sociales

Africa Institute for Research
in Economics and Social Sciences


Economics - Sociology - Psychology - International Relations - Political Science

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Growth, Development and Environment

Research in development and environmental economics brings together scholars to research and devise solutions for the sustainable development of African economies. Researchers produce and suggest suitable economic approaches and instruments for the design, analysis and assessment of public policy to support economic decision-making in development and environmental...

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Behavioral Economics and Risk Analysis

Research in Behavioral Economics and Risk Analysis (BERA) unites local and international researchers who aim at empirically investigating economic behavior, be it at the individual or at the aggregate level, with an eye to the modern theoretical literature in Economics and Decision Theory. The research area BERA aspires at publishing empirical and theoretical...

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Rethinking Global Politics from Africa

The program «Rethinking Global Politics from Africa» is questioning how the continent is addressing its internal challenges, playing its full role in African and international affairs, and contributing to contemporary thinking. Since the beginning of the third millennium, Africa has embarked on the process of ownership of the continent’s challenges...

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Experimental Lab

This lab investigates the mechanisms of the human mind and behavior using experimental techniques. Measuring and comparing people's behavior in different situations enables researchers to inform decision-makers about how to design efficient public policies and about how to better anticipate citizens' behavior in different environments.

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Field data collection unit

The field data collection unit collects in very close relationship with researcher original data on major social issues of potential interest to public policies. It also participates in the design and analysis of the surveys. The unit deals with quantitative as well as qualitative data with a very close attention to details. It implements a large range of techniques,...

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Impact Evaluation of Social Public Policies

The Impact Evaluation of Social Public Policies research program (IES2P) is part of the activities of the Africa Institute for Research in Economics and Social Sciences (AIRESS) of the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) of Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P). Considering that the social protection system is a proven...

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Mind, Society and Public Policy

Understanding populations, their convictions, their preferences, their expectations, their reasoning, the context in which they live, as well as the analysis of the collective dynamics that drive them, constitute essential elements of knowledge for conducting efficient public policies. The "Mind, Society and Public Policy" program proposes to harness...

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