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Building on EMEA Founder research activities on money and finance, EMEA continues to enlarge the research on financial architecture, financial inclusion, stability and sustainability, crisis management in the Mediterranean and Africa.  EMEA launched the banking business models online open knowledge research platform to strengthen research and enhance knowledge in this field.  EMEA also promoted EMGN to alleviate the access to finance to MSMEs and young entrepreneurs. In this area EMEA via its projects and networks will support financially and enhance the capacity of entrepreneurs to access finance to finance their projects.

Youth employment and regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean region – Qualitative and quantitative economic analysis on whether and how regional integration could lead to youth employment
The overall objective of this study is to examine how regional integration can provide both short-term and long-term solutions to the employment crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The study targets both increased employment creation for…
Policy Lessons for Macroeconomic and Financial Crisis Management in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean
The 2007-09 global financial crisis led to a virtual collapse in economic activity and increased financial volatility worldwide. For the developing countries, the main channel of transmission has been a drop in external transactions, such…
Financial Sector Development And Integration In The Southern And Eastern Mediterranean: Towards A Long-term Sustainable Transition
This MEDPRO Policy Paper examines the trends and prospects in financial-sector development and integration in the southern and eastern Mediterranean countries and concludes with an agenda for a long-term sustainable transition where finance turns to…
Youth Employment In The Mediterranean Region: Is Further Regional Integration The Way Forward For Job Creation?
The employment and social impact of the global financial and sovereign European crises has been particularly severe in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Southern, Eastern and Northern Mediterranean countries have all been experiencing a prolonged employment crisis,…
Monetary Policies, Banking Systems, Regulatory Convergence, Efficiency and Growth in the Mediterranean
Co-edited by Rym Ayadi and Sami Mouley this book assesses the new challenges facing monetary policies and the independence of central banks. It explores regulatory convergence in banking and examines the impact of monetary policy and bank…
Policy Agenda For An Inclusive, Job-creating Financial Development In The Southern And Eastern Mediterranean
Recent empirical evidence shows that financial development in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) is lagging behind. The exclusion of a substantial part of households and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) from financial…
Female Labour Force Participation and Entrepreneurship: The Missing Pillar for Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Development in MENA?
Despite substantial investment in women’s education in the MENA region and a significant increase in their educational attainment, women’s labour force participation remains very low. In 2017, Women’s Labour Force Participation (LFP) was averaging 21%…
Convergence of Bank Regulations on International Norms in the Southern Mediterranean: Impact on Bank Performance and Growth
International standards and norms in banking regulations have, once again, leapt to the forefront of policy discussions in developed nations due to the recent crisis in the world’s financial markets. These discussions are not new,…
Business Models in banks: definition, identification and financial stability assessment – Europe, United States and Canada
This book is a result of several years of research to provide readers with a novel and comprehensive analysis on business models in banking, essential to understanding bank businesses pre- and post- financial crisis and…
Macroeconomic and Financial Crisis Management in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean: Diagnosis and Prospects
The global financial crisis, which started in the summer of 2007 and deepened in the aftermath of the Lehman failure in September 2008, has led to a virtual collapse in economic activity and increased financial…
Financial Centres in Europe: Post-Crisis Risks, Challenges and Opportunities
Assesses to what extent increased international cooperation could help selected financial centres in Europe respond to the future risks and opportunities facing them. The book identifies challenges that the jurisdictions face in coming years by…

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