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

Both developing and developed countries face many challenges. They are looking for solutions to improve the well-being of their population, reduce poverty and improve the quality of the environment. Climate change, globalization and economic transformations pose major challenges for managers in these countries. Growth is necessary to achieve these objectives,...

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Future Risks & Economic Behavior

In Animal Spirits by George Akerlof and Robert Shiller, we read: « In our view, economic theory should be derived not from the minimal deviations of Adam Smith’s system, but rather from deviations that actually occur and can be observed». (Akerlof and Shiller 2009, p. 4–5). The authors thus emphasize the importance of behavioral economics...

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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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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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