February 6, 2013
Jean AbiNader, Executive Director of the Moroccan American Trade & Investment Center sits down with Mohsin Khan, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council in the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, who recently co-authored an article, “Turmoil in the Arab World: How Has Morocco Fared?” The two discuss how Morocco has been handling the economic challenges facing the Arab world today.
Dr. Khan was a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Previously he was the director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This department is responsible for monitoring macroeconomic developments and providing policy advice to 32 countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, and for advising IMF management and Executive Board on country-specific and regional matters. He holds degrees from Columbia University (MA) and the London School of Economics (BSc and PhD).
Dr. Khan’s publications cover macroeconomic and monetary policies in developing countries, economic growth, international trade and finance, Islamic banking, Middle East oil markets, exchange rates, and IMF programs. He has edited 7 books, published numerous articles in major economics journals, and serves on the editorial boards of 10 academic journals. In 2003 he was awarded the Islamic Development Bank Prize in Islamic Economics for outstanding contributions to the field.