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Webinar: “Policy Evaluation for Decision-makers” Hosted by Dr Youssef OUKHALLOU : 20/05/2021

 Webinar: “Policy Evaluation for Decision-makers” Hosted by Dr Youssef OUKHALLOU

As a part of the “IDF Thursdays”, the Institute of Finance organized a second webinar on “Policy Evaluation for Decision-makers”, hosted by Dr Youssef OUKHELLOU.

During this webinar, Dr OUKHALLOU, shed light on the modern policy evaluation tools and techniques used by prestigious universities and institutions across the globe and demonstrated their adequacy with public finance evaluation in Morocco, in light of previous international experiences.

In his presentation, the lecturer adopted a pedagogical approach that helps to simplify the concepts and provide the audience with practical examples of their usage in an attempt to raise awareness among participants involved in the policy-making process in Morocco about the importance of the use of the following evaluation techniques:  

  • Randomized control trials (RCT);
  • Simple differences;
  • Difference-in-differences;
  • Propensity score matching;
  • Regression discontinuity design.

88 executives and managers took part in the webinar that lasted for about 2 hours.