Publications

janvier 2020 Pauvreté, Egalité, Mortalité: mortality (in)equality in France and the United States Janet CURRIE, Hannes SCHWANDT, Josselin THUILLIEZ

We develop a method for comparing levels and trends in inequality in mortality in the United States and France between 1990 and 2010 in a similar framework. The comparison shows that while income inequality has increased in both the United States and France, inequality in mortality in France rema…

décembre 2019 The elusive quest for highgrowth firms in Africa: The (lack of) growth persistence in Senegal Florian LÉON

The purpose of this paper is to study the persistence of firm growth in Africa using data of formal firms in Senegal from 2006 to 2015, dedicating special attention to high-growth firms. This interest in identifying high-growth firms belongs to the idea that these firms will continue to outperfo…

décembre 2019 Real Exchange Rate and Manufacturing Value Added in Africa: What Impacts? Sylviane GUILLAUMONT JEANNENEY, Ping HUA

A recent current of literature has suggested that low-income countries should systematically undervalue their currencies and adopt a floating exchange rate regime in order to drive their industrialization. Over the period between 2000 and 2015, this article estimates the impact of the real exchan…

décembre 2019 Revue d’économie du développement 2018/2 (vol. 26): Varia

The Revue d’Economie du Développement is an international journal originally published in French. Since its launch in 1993, it has been one of the key francophone journals in economics and the only one specialized in development economics. The Revue d’Economie du Développement is focused on relev…

décembre 2019 Revue d’économie du développement 2018/1 (vol. 26): Varia

The Revue d’Economie du Développement is an international journal originally published in French. Since its launch in 1993, it has been one of the key francophone journals in economics and the only one specialized in development economics. The Revue d’Economie du Développement is focused on relev…

décembre 2019 Mining taxation in Africa: What recent evolution in 2018? Yannick BOUTERIGE, Céline DE QUATREBARBES, Bertrand LAPORTE

The mining sector accounts for a significant share of tax revenues in many sub-Saharan African countries. Mining tax systems must then both attract investors and ensure sufficient revenues for governments. Following the increase in commodity prices in the second half of the 2000s, most African c…

décembre 2019 Politiques économiques et développement au Maghreb depuis l’indépendance Christian MORRISSON, Bechir TALBI

Cet ouvrage retrace les performances des trois pays depuis 1960 jusqu’à 2016 et analyse les facteurs de croissance dans une perspective macroéconomique en utilisant la productivité globale des facteurs. Une attention particulière est accordée au rôle de l’État, au financement du développement et …

décembre 2019 Presentation: NTMs on the Rise: Two challenges Jaime DE MELO

Présentation de Jaime de Melo (Université Genève, Ferdi), Réunion d’experts de la CNUCED, 12 décembre 2019

décembre 2019 The tax effort in Benin: How can tax gaps be reduced? Emilie CALDEIRA, Grégoire ROTA-GRAZIOSI

Using a database providing information on tax revenue over the period 1980–2015, covering 42 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, we analyse the efforts by Benin to raise tax revenue, in regard to structural characteristics, and we explore possible determinants of, and the scope for, a greater do…