Über den Autor
Ahmed Driouchi holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota, as well as a "Doctorate -es- Sciences" in Economics from the Hassan II Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine in Morocco. He is a professor of Applied Economics at Al Akhawayn University and also Dean of the Institute of Economic Analysis & Prospective Studies. His current work emphasises the economics of knowledge for development, with focus on education, health and poverty. His geographical area of research covers the Arab, MENA and the Mediterranean economies, with their relation to Europe. Ahmed has produced many different scientific articles and has spent several years looking at the economics of Intellectual Property Rights and Innovations. The most recent areas covered include market analysis of pharmaceuticals and patents besides theory and applications and contributions to the migration of skilled labour. His active affiliation with FEMISE has been of great help to him in generating new ideas and innovative research outcomes.
"This book focuses on knowledge economy as the most important engine for economic growth and development under the globalizing world economies and analyzes the major issues that constrain further access to knowledge economy in the Arab countries"--