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Quelle(s) Afrique(s) demain?

Préface de Jean-Pierre RAFFARIN – Avant-propos de Patrick GUILLAUMONT  « On ne sort de l’ambiguité qu’à son détriment », aimait dire François Mitterrand. Le défi de l’Afrique au XXIe siècle est de faire mentir cet aphorisme. Car elle ne peut plus se permettre le charme discret de l’ambiguité, d’être à la fois le continent à la croissance la […]

Dynamic fuel price pass-through: Evidence from a new global retail fuel price database Roland Kangni KPODAR, Chadi ABDALLAH

We estimate the dynamic effects of crude oil price shocks on retail fuel prices, the pass-through, using the local projection approach of Jordà (2005). Using a novel monthly dataset of retail fuel prices in 162 countries over the period from 2000:1 to 2014:12, we find that: (i) retail gasoline prices respond positively to crude oil […]

[2017-14]Social representations of money: Contrast between citizens and local complementary currency members Ariane TICHIT

This article analyses the social representations of money from survey data. More specifically, it tests how organizers of a complementary currency system have a distinct perception of money compared to other citizens. The main results confirm the existence of significant differences between the two groups. The structure of their representations shows that for the local […]

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 […]

What does demand heterogeneity tell us about health care provider choice in rural China? Martine AUDIBERT, Yong HE, Jacky MATHONNAT

The objective of this paper is twofold: 1) to fill the gap in the health care literature with the estimation of the price and distance effects on health care provider choices by households in the presence of varying demand heterogeneity, 2) to contribute to estimation robustness by confronting the performance of the mixed multinomial logit […]

Electricity supply reliability and households decision to connect to the grid Arnaud MILLIEN

The 7th Sustainable Development Goal aims to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”. Because the cost to increase electrical capacity in Africa alonehas been estimated at $800bn, this article investigates the extent to which electricity reliability could contribute to a reduction in the marginal cost of grid extension by attracting […]

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Recent events
September 18, 2017 - Dakar Formation de haut niveau sur l’adoption des nouvelles technologies agricoles

Modernisation et transformation de l’agriculture : comment induire l’adoption de nouvelles technologies agricoles ?

September 7, 2017 - Paris Bilan du Forum Politique de Haut Niveau Elisabeth Hege

Le Comité 21 organise un débat suite au 2ème Forum Politique de Haut Niveau qui s'est achevé à New York le 20 juillet dernier.  Que ressort-il de ce Forum ? Un tel exercice permet-il une réelle discussion entre pairs et entre parties prenantes ? A quel  …

September 4, 2017 - Paris Convergences World Forum – 10th Edition Teresa Ribera

On September 4th and 5th, 2017, Convergences celebrates its 10th birthday for a more equitable and sustainable world. This 10th edition will be lead by a main topic, « Together, let’s innovate for a 3Zero World! ». [Zero exclusion, Zero carbon  …

June 27, 2017 - Paris Migration et Développement : retour sur une décennie de recherche

Les rencontres du développement de l’AFD

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  …

June 26, 2017 - Paris Séminaire annuel organisé par le Comozof avec la Ferdi

Présentation de l’Observatoire de la compétitivité durable et de l’article “Digital vulnerability and firm performances in developing and emerging economies”

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