Defining Casablanca’s Modern City Brand

June 13, 2016

The economic powerhouse of Morocco's Casablanca is light years away from the image created in a Hollywood studio 70 years ago. Our story starts in 1942 with Europe in the midst of war. We find ourselves in the dusty North African outpost of Casablanca, where a motley assortment of refugees,...

Discovering Casablanca Through its Street Art

April 05, 2015

Casablanca is a legendary city. But Abul-Hasanat Siddique has discovered something that’s not usually part of the legend: explosive street art. Experiencing a Moroccan city on foot is probably the best thing to do when you’re...

Morocco: Tipping the Scales in Favor of Reform

May 15, 2013

Jean AbiNader reflects on Morocco's challenge of reforming the labor market and realigning government subsidies. After a year away, I returned to Morocco today for ten days. I am sure that I will find the visit both challenging and satisfying. My central interest is to better understand the...