To tackle the deficits in their pension systems, should governments in Arab countries raise social security contributions, reduce pension levels or increase the statutory retirement age? This column summarises the results of research assessing the costs and benefits of different pension reforms in terms of their impact on different generations and on the labour market.
Mohamed Ali MarouaniUniversité Paris-I Pantheon Sorbonne
Mohamed Ali Marouani is an Associate Professor in Economics at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Deputy Director of the Research Unit “Development and Societies” and Board Member of the “Sorbonne Maghreb” Chair. He is an ERF Research Fellow and the Secretary General of the Cercle des économistes Arabes. His research focuses on the impact of public policies on employment, migration and the determinants of structural change in the MENA region.