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Add to Calendar 2017-07-03 09:00 2017-07-07 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Micro-Econometrics – Quantitative Assessment of Public Policies II OCP Policy Center, Rabat Quantitative assessments of Public Policies are becoming increasingly requested for different programs, particularly those public related to economic and social development. These evaluations are intended to determine, ex-post, if a program has reached its goals. They also test the effectiveness of different strategies to achieve specific outcomes. This course is actually... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
July 03, 2017 to July 07, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Micro-Econometrics – Quantitative Assessment of Public Policies II

OCP Policy Center, Rabat

Quantitative assessments of Public Policies are becoming increasingly requested for different programs, particularly those public related to economic and social development. These evaluations are intended to determine, ex-post, if a program has reached its goals. They also test the effectiveness of different strategies to achieve specific outcomes. This course is actually composed of two parts (I and II) which are complementary and which should preferably be taken together. The two parts are advanced theoretical and practical introduction to the main econometric evaluation methods of impact.

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Add to Calendar 2017-06-19 09:00 2017-06-23 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Geopolitics & International Relations - Building Defense Capabilities and Industrial Ecosystem in MICs OCP Policy Center, Rabat. 4 day-long subject-sets as per course outline followed by assessment by presentation/discussion. Course outline: • Systems thinking; • Military needs; • Defence requirements; • Industrial programmes/projects. OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
June 19, 2017 to June 23, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Geopolitics & International Relations - Building Defense Capabilities and Industrial Ecosystem in MICs

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

4 day-long subject-sets as per course outline followed by assessment by presentation/discussion. Course outline:

• Systems thinking;
• Military needs;
• Defence requirements;
• Industrial programmes/projects.

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Add to Calendar 2017-06-12 09:00 2017-06-16 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Macroeconomic Policy OCP Policy Center, Rabat. This course aims to strengthen participant’s ability to master the key tools used in macroeconomic policy analysis in a close and open economy framework. After introducing the main macro concepts in the framework of national account systems in open economy, the course explores the determinants of key macroeconomic aggregates so as the role of fiscal policy, monetary... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
June 12, 2017 to June 16, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Macroeconomic Policy

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

This course aims to strengthen participant’s ability to master the key tools used in macroeconomic policy analysis in a close and open economy framework. After introducing the main macro concepts in the framework of national account systems in open economy, the course explores the determinants of key macroeconomic aggregates so as the role of fiscal policy, monetary policy, and macro-prudential policies in stabilizing the macroeconomy while keeping public debt accumulation sustainable.

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Add to Calendar 2017-05-29 09:00 2017-06-02 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Agricultural Economics & Environment - Food Security and Policy OCP Policy Center, Rabat. Since independence Morocco has pursued food self-sufficiency to achieve food security at the national level. What has and has not worked in its approach and why? Should Morocco continue with its food self-sufficiency approach; if not, how should it change and what food security approach should it adopt? The course addresses these fundamental questions with a focus on the... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
May 29, 2017 to June 02, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Agricultural Economics & Environment - Food Security and Policy

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

Since independence Morocco has pursued food self-sufficiency to achieve food security at the national level. What has and has not worked in its approach and why? Should Morocco continue with its food self-sufficiency approach; if not, how should it change and what food security approach should it adopt? The course addresses these fundamental questions with a focus on the key issues that Morocco and comparator countries face, the solutions sought and the major questions – institutional and otherwise - that need to be addressed; and the types of policy approaches that have either been tried or proposed.

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Add to Calendar 2017-05-22 09:00 2017-05-26 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Geopolitics & International Relations - International Security in the 21st Century OCP Policy Center, Rabat. The course will examine the major trends in international security. Key themes are likely to include the following : global conflict trends; conflict and development; new security concerns, for example migration, climate change, water; globalization, economic development and global income distribution; upheaval in the Arab world; international intervention after 9/11;... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
May 22, 2017 to May 26, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Geopolitics & International Relations - International Security in the 21st Century

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

The course will examine the major trends in international security. Key themes are likely to include the following : global conflict trends; conflict and development; new security concerns, for example migration, climate change, water; globalization, economic development and global income distribution; upheaval in the Arab world; international intervention after 9/11; security implications of the rise of China; European geopolitics – NATO, the EU and Russia; the global security role of the US; the role of the UN and international law ; nuclear weapons, nuclear disarmament and international politics; new technologies of warfare; covert action and multi-dimensional conflict.

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Add to Calendar 2017-05-15 09:00 2017-05-19 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Fiscal Management OCP Policy Center, Rabat. Fiscal policy formulation and Fiscal Management are influenced by the macroeconomic context that a country faces, but it also influences macroeconomic outcomes in a country. The course starts with topics related to macro-fiscal policy such as measuring the fiscal stance, fiscal multipliers, and fiscal projections as we well as assessing debt sustainability, then moves to... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
May 15, 2017 to May 19, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Fiscal Management

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

Fiscal policy formulation and Fiscal Management are influenced by the macroeconomic context that a country faces, but it also influences macroeconomic outcomes in a country. The course starts with topics related to macro-fiscal policy such as measuring the fiscal stance, fiscal multipliers, and fiscal projections as we well as assessing debt sustainability, then moves to expenditure and tax policy.

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Add to Calendar 2017-05-08 09:00 2017-05-12 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Commodity Economics & Finance | Agricultural Economics & Environment - Government Policies, Food Security and International Commodity markets OCP Policy Center, Rabat. This course proposes an analysis of agricultural and food policies with an emphasis on price volatility and governments› responses to it. This course is organized as a series of lectures of 1.5 to 3 hours and alternates between lectures on the economics of public policies and on case studies of actual policies. The goal is to explain the reasons of public interventions (... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
May 08, 2017 to May 12, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Commodity Economics & Finance | Agricultural Economics & Environment - Government Policies, Food Security and International Commodity markets

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

This course proposes an analysis of agricultural and food policies with an emphasis on price volatility and governments› responses to it. This course is organized as a series of lectures of 1.5 to 3 hours and alternates between lectures on the economics of public policies and on case studies of actual policies. The goal is to explain the reasons of public interventions (arising from economic motivations and political economy), and to use economic theory to explain and predict the effects of public policies.

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Add to Calendar 2017-05-02 09:00 2017-05-05 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Agricultural Economics & Environment - Agriculture Production and Environmental Economics OCP Policy Center, Rabat. The course focuses on explaining the linkages between agriculture and the natural environment and how the two interact in various negative and positive ways, including the process of climate change. The course will also introduce learners to alternative policy options and instruments for intervention to mitigate the negative and enhance the positive impacts of... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
May 02, 2017 to May 05, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Agricultural Economics & Environment - Agriculture Production and Environmental Economics

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

The course focuses on explaining the linkages between agriculture and the natural environment and how the two interact in various negative and positive ways, including the process of climate change. The course will also introduce learners to alternative policy options and instruments for intervention to mitigate the negative and enhance the positive impacts of agricultural production on the environment and manage the potential hazards of climate change

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Add to Calendar 2017-04-24 09:00 2017-04-28 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Regional Economics OCP Policy Center, Rabat. The course will introduce some of the commonly-used tool kits in regional economics that help understanding and interpreting the complexity of the spatial structure of sub-national economies. Emphasis in the course will be given to the analysis of integrated inter-regional systems. Applications for different countries (Morocco, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Lebanon, and... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
April 24, 2017 to April 28, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Regional Economics

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

The course will introduce some of the commonly-used tool kits in regional economics that help understanding and interpreting the complexity of the spatial structure of sub-national economies. Emphasis in the course will be given to the analysis of integrated inter-regional systems. Applications for different countries (Morocco, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Lebanon, and Portugal) related to topics of interest for regional policy makers will be discussed.

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Add to Calendar 2017-04-17 09:00 2017-04-21 17:00 Africa/Casablanca Advanced Training in Commodity Economics & Finance - Shipping Economics & Supply Chain Management OCP Policy Center, Rabat. The course focuses on: • The economics of bulk shipping sector and the microeconomic structure of the four main markets; • Specific shipping subsectors in conjunction with the transportation requirement of key bulk commodities; • Principles of logistics and supply chain management and how this brings together key modes of intermodal transportation; • Economics of... OCP Policy Center, Rabat OCP Policy Center contact@ocppc.ma false YYYY-MM-DD
April 17, 2017 to April 21, 2017 More

Advanced Training in Commodity Economics & Finance - Shipping Economics & Supply Chain Management

OCP Policy Center, Rabat.

The course focuses on:

• The economics of bulk shipping sector and the microeconomic structure of the four main markets;
• Specific shipping subsectors in conjunction with the transportation requirement of key bulk commodities;
• Principles of logistics and supply chain management and how this brings together key modes of intermodal transportation;
• Economics of electricity markets.

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