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Middle class and the social stability

Tuesday 28 April 2009

Themes: Social Bound | Inequality

IRES organized on April 28th, 2009, as part of its study program "the social bond in Morocco”, a study day on "Middle class and the social stability". This study day was devoted to discussing the methodologies adopted in approaching the middle class that encompasses a constellation of contrasting economic situations; and to reviewing the impacts of a public policy serving the middle class with regards to the social bond.

Schedule :

Under the chairmanship of Mr. Abdelaziz MEZIANE BELFKIH

His Majesty the King’s Adviser, Coordinator of the IRES’ Steering Committee

09:30

Opening speech by Mr. Mohammed Tawfik MOULINE

Director General of the Royal Institute for Strategic Studies

Introductory speech by Mr. Hassan RACHIK,

Member of the scientific leading group of the study program "the social bond in Morocco," moderator

09:45

State’s compensation policy and the reform strategy

Mr. Nizar BARAKA

Minister Delegate of the Prime Minister in Charge of Economic and General Affairs

10:15

The transformation of the middle class in Morocco from a modern middle class to a global middle

Mrs. Shana COHEN

Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, UK

10:45

Presenting the findings of a study relative to the middle class in Morocco

Mr. Driss KSIKESS

Editor of the journal Economia

Mr. Michel PERALDI

Anthropologist, Jacques Berque Centre of Rabat, NCSR

11:15

13:00

Conclusions