The President of the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi, participated at the presentation of the 7th edition of the Atlantic Currents Report: Chapters on Economics and Energy, which took place online on 9 April 2021. At her intervention Prof. Ayadi highlighted that “sovereign debt transparency is essential to reduce information asymmetry & tends to realign incentives in the debt markets”.
The panel included Fahad Alturki, Vice President of Research, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Mina Baliamoune, Senior Fellow, Policy Center for the New South, and Gerardo Traslosheros, Associate, Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI).
The Atlantic Current’s 7th edition provides a unique overview and in-depth analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic as seen from the Atlantic, and the challenges it poses for the region. In this edition, the authors examine how COVID-19 has proved to be a destabilizing force in a wide range of sectors such as health, international relations, trade, energy or the economy. It is published by the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS), a Moroccan think tank aiming to contribute to the improvement of economic and social public policies that challenge Morocco and the rest of Africa as integral parts of the global South. PCNS is an associate member Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies – EMNES.