Faculté de gouvernance
sciences économiques & sociales

Africa Institute for Research
in Economics and Social Sciences


Mind, Society and Public Policy

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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 the most recent methodological and theoretical contributions from the behavioural and social sciences to contribute to this field of research and, through it, to the questions that arise today with acuity to public policies in Morocco and, more broadly, in the African continent.

Focusing primarily on questions and the use of appropriate methods to answer them, this program is inherently interdisciplinary. To date, it brings together experimental psychologists, sociologists, philosophers and economists.

Within these orientations, the research conducted in the Mind, Society and Public Policy program has a dual purpose:

This program is divided into 6 research topics.

Research Topics