Recent publications
July 2017 Fast Internet, digital vulnerabilities and firm performances in developing and transition countries Joël CARIOLLE, Maëlan LE GOFF, Olivier SANTONI

This paper provides city-level evidence on the impact of fast Internet on firm performances in developing and transition economies. Over the last two decades, international connectivity has been boosted by the laying of more than 300 sub-marine telecommunication cables (SMC). Almost all coastal developing and transition countries are henceforth plugged to the global Internet, so […]

July 2017 Planning familial et fécondité en Afrique subsaharienne Michel GARENNE

Introduction La maîtrise de la fécondité est une condition nécessaire du développement sur le long terme. Une trop forte fécondité entraîne inéluctablement une croissance démographique insoutenable qui aurait d’innombrables répercussions sur l’économie comme sur l’environnement et la sécurité. D’ailleurs, les pays développés ainsi que les pays en développement à revenu intermédiaire ont tous réalisé leur […]

July 2017 Pauvreté, environnement et développement Michaël GOUJON

Quels phénomènes lient développement, pauvreté et dégradation de l’environnement ? Quelles perspectives politiques peut-on envisager, selon les indicateurs de vulnérabilité physique au changement climatique, auxquels l’auteur a travaillé avec la FERDI ?

June 2017 [2017-0]Is fiscal policy always counter- (pro-) cyclical? The role of public debt and fiscal rules Jean-Louis COMBES, Alexandru MINEA, Mousse Ndoye SOW

We investigate the reaction of fiscal policy to the business cycle in a panel of 56 developed, emerging and developing economies over 1990–2011. While we strengthen the established finding that fiscal policy is counter-cyclical, additional outcomes emerge from this study. We reveal a non-linear response of fiscal policy to the business cycle, conditional upon the […]

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Recent events
July 12, 2017 - International Conference on Migration and Development

Clermont-Ferrand – June 29-30, 2017The aim of the conference is to investigate ways in which international migration affects economic and social change in developing countries. This year, the Foundation for Research on International Development (FERDI) and Cerdi (University of Clermont-Auvergne, CNRS) organised the event together with the French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department and the […]

July 6, 2017 - Nairobi CGIAR Conference on Impacts of International Agricultural Research

Alain de Janvry, University of California, Berkeley and Ferdi, presented a communication on the technology adoption puzzle.

July 5, 2017 - Paris Global governance and systemic risks: how to deal with challenges from the climate and finance systems

A conference co-organized by the Global Challenges Foundation and IDDRI, at Sciences Po (Room Caquot) from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Follow the conference on twitter: #GCF17 ———————————————– Cooperation on climate or financial regulation will be difficult without American actors, whether public or  …

July 3, 2017 - Clermont-Ferrand Formation au modèle d’équilibre général calculable

Suite du cycle de formation à l’intention des cadres du Ministère de l’Économie et des Finances du Mali

June 26, 2017 - Coal Transitions: 2nd Project Meeting and Stakeholder Workshop

The objective of this 2nd project and stakeholder meeting is to: Present the achievements of the project to date Ensure an exchange of information between the national researchers and the global modelling exercise of the global coal market under various  …

May 24, 2017 - Rabah Arezki (IMF)

The Shifting Natural Wealth of Nations: The Role of Market Orientation [PDF]Abstract: This paper explores the effect of market orientation on (known) natural wealth using a novel dataset of world-wide major hydrocarbon and mineral discoveries. Consistent with the predictions of a two-region model, our empirical estimates based on a large panel of countries show that […]

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