is an economist research and founding member of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis. Rachid has a master degree in applied economics and is currently preparing his doctoral dissertation on the role of institutions and human capital in the economic development process of Morocco. Rachid is also often invited in news¬paper and TV programs to comment on economic issues throughout the Arab world.
The plan to liberalize the Moroccan Dirham (MAD) has repeatedly faltered due to speculation by the Moroccan banks, which indicates their distrust in the country’s Moroccan economic institutions
Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis
MIPA is a non-profit independent research institution based in Rabat, Morocco. Founded by a group of transdisciplinary researchers, MIPA’s mission is to produce systematic and in-depth analysis of relevant policy issues that lead to new and innovative ideas for solving some of the most pressing issues relating to democracy.