Consultation Areas

 Following the9th strategy for the years 2020-2025, and taking into consideration thedevelopmental challenges that Arab economies face, and in accordance with thedevelopment pillars of the consulting activity, the consulting activityprovides advisory services in the following areas:

§  Preparing and evaluating development plans for Arab countries.

§  Building standard economic models and computable equilibriummodels, including matrices of social accounts, developing them for countriesaccording to the available data, conducting simulations to assess the impact ofvarious policies, and exploring future scenarios for economies.

§  Studying and proposing development policies based onmethodologies for building industrial clusters, developing value chains, anddeveloping investment maps.

§  Analyzing and evaluating the performance of productive sectorsfrom the point of view of structural transformation and economic diversificationand preparing appropriate policies and programs to achieve sectoral developmentgoals.

§  Preparing the background studies required for poverty reductionstrategies in the Arab countries, and evaluating the performance of the health,nutrition, education, housing and social services sectors.

§  Preparing national competitiveness reports, especially withregard to calculating the sub-indicators of competitiveness and the composite indexand exploring policies and programs that would enhance the competitiveness ofthe concerned country.

§  Preparing national and regional reports on human development.

§  Preparing national and regional reports on achieving sustainabledevelopment goals and exploring policies and programs that would improvecountries' ability to achieve these goals.

§  Evaluating the performance of labor markets, including analyzingthe dynamics of the labor force and population, analyzing the causes ofunemployment, and evaluating the policies and programs followed, in light ofthe development objectives set by the authorities.

§  Analyzing and evaluating the efficiency of the financial sectorsector (insurance, banking and capital markets), and exploring institutionalinitiatives that should be taken to overcome the obstacles that limit the achievementof higher levels of efficiency.

§  Studying the sustainability of public debt and providingsolutions to reschedule it and reduce its burden on the economy.

§  Preparing investment maps at the sectoral and geographicallevel, evaluating investment opportunities and linking them to developmentpriorities.

§  Analyzing and evaluating the economic efficiency of education systemsand exploring appropriate policies and programs for their development.

§  Studies to develop the entrepreneurship sector and small andmedium enterprises and their investment maps.

§  Assessing the quality of studies and reports prepared by other partiesand advising on the development policies and programs they contain.

§  Evaluation of fiscal policies, taxation, monetary andmacroeconomic policies, foreign trade, economic growth and employment.