This paper investigates the relationship between taxation and firm performance in developing countries. Taking firm-level data from the World Bank Enterprise Surveys (WBES) and tax data from the Government Revenue Dataset (ICTD/UNU-WIDER), our results suggest that tax revenue benefits to firm growth in developing countries, especially in low-income countries and lower-middle income countries. These findings […]
Since the early 2000s, China has embarked on a major reform program in the field of health. Three are essential and linked: rebuilding a new health insurance system in rural areas, restructuring the organization and management of hospitals, halting the sharp rise in drug prices. To cope with the rising price of drugs, in 2009 […]
In Madagascar, in February 2014, the Ministry of Health and UNICEF implemented a program integrating the diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia into malaria community case management. The objectives of this program were to improve the management of cases of malaria and pneumonia by community health workers to alleviate the problem of accessibility to care and […]
In this research we compared the cost-utility of vertebroplasty versus bracing for treatment of post-traumatic fractures. Cost and health outcomes were assessed from a prospective, randomized, non-blinded, single-center study that was carried out between May 2010 and November 2011 at the University Hospital of Clermont-Ferrand, France. The study included 99 patients, aged from 18 years […]
Nations Unis, Bruxelles Un atelier organisé par le Programmes des Nations unies pour l'environnement et la Commission européenne, au cours duquel l'Iddri et et l'IASS (Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies) présenteront les résultats de leur projet commun sur les défis de la mise en œuvre …
Atelier autour du projet MILES, qui réunit 25 acteurs des instituts de recherche impliqués dans le projet. >> en savoir plus sur le projet MILES …
Jaime de Melo, Scientific Director at FERDI presented the Minining tax database for Africa.
Christophe Angely et Camille da Piedade ont présenté l’Observatoire de la compétivité durable.
Sources of Productivity Growth in Uganda [PDF]Abstract: Uganda’s growth in gross domestic product of the 2000s was accompanied by high growth rates of labor productivity across industries producing tradable goods and services. This came about primarily as a result of investment in equipment and other fixed assets, but also entailed substantial gains in total factor […]
Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of English Monastries [Pdf]Abstract: We examine the long-run economic impact of the Dissolution of the English monasteries in 1535, which is plausibly linked to the commercialization of agriculture and the location of the Industrial Revolution. Using monastic income at the parish level as our explanatory […]