Larabi Jaïdi is a senior fellow at the Policy Center for the New South who focuses on international economy, social development, international relations, and Mediterranean studies. He is a member of Morocco's Special Commission on the Development Model, headed by Moroccan Ambassador to France Chakib Benmoussa. Mr. Jaïdi is a former professor at Mohamed V University in Rabat-Agdal. His areas of expertise include economic policy, international economic relations (Europe and the Arab world), and economy of the regions. He is a founding member of the Centre Marocain de Conjoncture and of the Groupement d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Méditerrannée. He is a member of the Research Group within the Euro-Mediterranean Universities Networks. He has also acted as adviser to Morocco’s prime minister and minister of economy and finance. He acts as an independent expert for the Moroccan Competition Council and the Moroccan Authority for the Fight against Corruption. He is a member of the Adderrahim Bouabid Foundation Board. He also acts as a consultant to Moroccan and foreign entities. He is the author of various publications on economic and social development and international economic relations.