An ERF survey conducted in September 2017 collected the views of leading economists on whether new industrial and regional policies are needed in the Arab countries, Iran and Turkey. As this column reports, an overwhelming majority of experts support the idea of such measures, but they also emphasise that industrial policy should be part of a coherent economic development strategy.
Mouna CherkaouiMohamed V University
Mouna Cherkaoui is a professor at Mohamed V University. Her research focuses on topics related to Macroeconomics, Financial Markets, Economic Development and Growth. She received her PhD in Economics from Arizona State University. Cherkaoui is an ERF Research Fellow.