Conferences & Workshops



  • “Financial Markets and Demographic Risks in Selected MENA Countries”, with Yeganeh Forouheschfar, MCD Seminar,  International Monetary Fund - IMF, March, 3rd,  2016.
  • “Pension Information and retirement planning in France: an evaluation of public policy”, International Pension Workshop, NETSPAR, 27-29, January, 2016.
  • Household Retirement Savings and Ageing Risks Management, with Bérangère Legendre, Western Risk &Insurance Association, 50th Annual Meeting Maui, HI, January 3-6, 2016
  • Financial Markets and Demographic Risks in Selected MENA Countries, with Yeganeh Forouheschfar,Western Risk &Insurance Association, 50th Annual Meeting Maui, HI, January 3-6, 2016.
  • “NTA for Morocco: Demographic and Economic Overview”, with Hippolyte d’Albis, NTA Workshop, Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA), UC Berkeley, Monday December 14, 2015.

  • “The Latest French NTA”, with Hippolyte d’Albis, NTA Workshop, Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA), UC Berkeley, Monday December 14, 2015.

  • “Pension information and retirement planning in France: An evaluation of public policy”, with Bérangère Legendre, the 4th International Workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing, ISEG, University of Lisbon, 30 October 2015.

  • “Valuation of longevity-linked life annuities”, with Jorge Bravo, Eleven international longevity risk and and capital market solutions, Lyon, 7-9, Sept., 2015

  •  “Demographics ,Financial Markets and Growth in MENA region”, Social policy in the Middle East and North Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, University of Bath, 20-21 November, 2014.

  • “Designing Fiscally Sustainable and Equitable Pension Systems in Emerging Europe in the Post-Crisis World”, Policy Panel Discussion, IMF, Vienna, Austria, March 18, 2013.

                   “Poverty risk and assets holding behavior among retirees", with B. legendre, Netspar International Pension Workshop, January 23-25,                         Amsterdam, 2013.               

  • «Retirement security in France: Current policies and Practices», 10th Annual Pensions and Capital Stewardship Conference», March 28th-30th, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2012.
  •  «Risks and Aging», 32nd IARIW General Conference, University of Boston, August 5-11, USA, 2012.
  •  «Reform of Pension Schemes: Lessons Learned from Morocco», Social Security in Western Asia: Accessibility and Sustainability, ESCWA, United Nations, 8-9 Sept, Lebanon, 2011.
  •  «Transfers and Poverty in Morocco», Conference CCME, Rabat, 14 April, 2011.
  •  «How retirement, health benefits and longevity affect household savings?», Seminar Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF, Washington D.C.,13 June, 2011.
  •  «Survivorships in Morocco», Conference GDRI DREEM, Egypt, 13-14 Dec. 2010.
  •  «How retirement, health benefits and longevity affect household savings?», Forum de la Chaire Transitions démographiques-Transitions économiques : «Les sociétés vieillissantes sont–elles condamnées ?», Auditorium de l’Hôtel des Invalides, 24-25 November 2010.
  •  «Migration, Gender and Attitudes», Middle East Gender and Economic Symposium II, University of Chicago, 16-19 october, 2010.
  •  «The public and private pension systems and the design of pension information», Workshop “Pension Privatization in crisis?», GUSTO Workshop, University of Warwick, 26-27 May 2010.
  •  «Private Retirement Insurances and Poverty», colloque OUCE, Oxford University, 30 March, 2010.
  •  «The public and private pension systems and the design of pension information», «Workshop Pension Privatization in crisis?», GUSTO Workshop, University of Warwick, 26-27 May 2010.
  •  «Private Retirement Insurances and Poverty», colloque OUCE, Oxford University, 30 March, 2010.
  •  «An Econometric Analysis of Households’ Saving: the Moroccan case», Conference GDRI-DREEM, 20-24 mai, Istanbul (Turquie), 2009.
  •  «Consumption Structure, welfare goods and retirement income: linking the ageing puzzles», 11th Public Finance Workshop, Pension Reform, Fiscal Policy and Economic Performance, Banca d’Italia, Perugia, 26-28 March, 2009.
  •  «Ageing in Maghreb Region», Colloque GIP «Santé et protection sociale face à l’allongement de l’espérance de vie», Paris, 8-9 dec. 2008.
  •  «Life cycle and Savings», Colloque «La dépendance : que sait-on vraiment ?», Chaire Risques et chances de la transition démographique, Assemblée Nationale, Paris, 4 dec. 2008.
  •  «Les déterminants de l’épargne des ménages au Maroc : une évaluation micro-économétrique», Colloque « les retraites au Maghreb», ENSG, El Jadida, Maroc, 20-21 Nov. 2008.
  •  «Protection sociale et Pressions Démographiques», Colloque de la CNSS «L’avenir de la protection sociale au Maroc», Casablanca, Maroc, 10-11 june 2008.
  •  «Le financement des retraites : entre solidarité collective et responsabilité individuelle», Caisse de retraite marocaine (CMR) (participants : Banque mondiale, OCDE, BIT, IASS), Centre de Conférences Internationales Mohammed VI, Skhirat, Maroc, 25 et 26 feb., 2008.
  •  «The Investment Policy of Canadian Pension Funds : Evolution and Current Issues»,  with Katarzyna Romaniuk, International Workshop on Pension Systems, Lisbon, 25 may, 2007.
  •  «Institutional Investors and Savings», Conférence «les investisseurs institutionnels», Casablanca, 31 may, 2007.
  •  «La retraite dans la fonction publique: Focus sur les expériences internationales». Caisse Marocaine de Retraite (participants : Banque mondiale, OCDE, BIT, IASS), Centre International de Conférences Mohammed VI – Skhirat, Maroc, 9 March, 2007.
  •  «Pension systems and pension reforms around the world, Conférences sur les réformes des régimes de  retraite au Maroc, Institut-CDG, Rabat, 19 Jan., 2007
  •  «Pension saving and private pension systems around the world», Arrabida Seminary, Fondation Orient, Lisbon, Portugal, 28-29 Sept., 2006.
  •  «Pension systems and reforms», Workshop on Pensions, World Bank, Rabat, 20-21 feb, 2006.
  •  «Evolution des systèmes de retraite : les experiences étrangères», Workshop on Pensions, World Bank, Rabat, 12-14, June, 2006.
  •  «What about the theoretical optimal asset allocation policy of pension funds in practice?
    The case of the United States,
    with Katarzyna Romaniuk, Meeting on Pension System, ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal, 21, june, 2006.
  •  «Pension right in France», with Helene Chaput, 3rd Meeting on Social Security and Complementary Pensions Systems, ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal, 22-23, May 2005.
  •  «Development of Capital markets: current issues», Mediterranean Forum of Financial Cultures, Barcelone, july, 2004.
  •  «Ageing and the Demand for Life Insurance: An Empirical Investigation using French Cross Section Data», with Anne Lavigne, june, 18, 2004, Economic Department, OECD.
  •  «The Pension Rights in France», with Hélène Chaput, 3rd  Meeting on Social Security and Complementary Pensions Systems, ISEG,  Lisbon, 27-28 May, 2004.
  •  «Review of Severance Pay Programs in North Africa and Middle East»,An International Workshop on Severance Pay Reform: Toward Unemployment Savings and Retirement Accounts», World Bank, IIASA et Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Economic Analysis, Laxenberg/Vienna, 7 et 8 November,  2003.