Publications

juillet 2019 Les enjeux de la réforme du régime de change du Maroc Sylviane GUILLAUMONT JEANNENEY

Le choix d’un régime de change par un pays en développement est toujours une décision difficile. Le taux de change réel qui exprime le prix relatif des biens locaux par rapport aux prix des biens étrangers, et plus généralement le prix des biens faisant l’objet du commerce international par rappo…

juin 2019 Improving the measurement of export instability in the Economic Vulnerability Index: A simple proposal Sosso FEINDOUNO

The Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI) is a well-recognized measure of the structural vulnerability of developing countries and is one of the three criteria used for the identification of Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Both for effectiveness and equity reasons, the EVI is also retained as a re…

juin 2019 Measuring and improving the performance of customs valuation controls: An illustration with Gabon Joël CARIOLLE, Anne-Marie GEOURJON, Bertrand LAPORTE

Modern customs administrations aim to both facilitate legal trade and combat fraud. To meet this dual objective, many customs administrations in developing countries must give risk management a highly prominent role. In this context of modernisation, this paper first provides stylised facts on th…

juin 2019 Impact et efficience de l’intégration du diagnostic et du traitement de la pneumonie dans la prise en charge communautaire du paludisme à Madagascar Voahirana ANDRIANANTOANDRO, Martine AUDIBERT, Marilys Victoire RAZAKAMANANA

En 2014, un programme d’intégration de la prise en charge de la pneumonie dans celle du paludisme au niveau communautaire a été mis en place à Madagascar. Cela visait à améliorer l’accessibilité aux soins grâce au recours aux agents communautaires (AC). Cet article évalue l’efficacité et l’effici…

mai 2019 The implications of non-tariff measures for developing countries’ exports Jaime DE MELO, Alessandro NICITA

Developing countries often struggle to access international markets. One reason is that trade regulatory frameworks are becoming more complex, and that contemporary economic integration strategies need to confront policy measures that are well beyond the scope of traditional trade policy. This co…

avril 2019 Partage de la rente et progressivité des régimes fiscaux dans le secteur minier : une analyse sur 21 pays africains producteurs d’or Yannick BOUTERIGE, Céline DE QUATREBARBES, Bertrand LAPORTE

Dans le secteur minier, les Etats doivent être en mesure de concilier deux objectifs : attirer les investissements directs étrangers pour exploiter la ressource et capter une part suffisante de la rente minière pour financer le développement. Cette problématique est connue depuis longtemps et pos…

avril 2019 Remittances and credit in developed and developing countries: A dynamic panel analysis Vincent FROMENTIN, Florian LÉON

This article investigates the impact of remittances on credit in 30 developing (low and middle income) countries and 27 developed (high-income) countries during the period of 2000-2014. This paper differs from existing literature in two ways. First, we distinguish the impact of remittances on cre…

avril 2019 Import Uncertainty and Export Dynamics Mariana VIJIL, Laurent WAGNER, Martha Tesfaye WOLDEMICHAEL

A supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Firms are constantly managing uncertainties, including unexpected delays in the provision of a critical input that can slow down or halt the production process, possibly making the manufacturer miss a delivery deadline. As most exporters are a…

mars 2019 Improving the measurement of export instability in the Economic Vulnerability Index: A simple proposal Sosso FEINDOUNO

Alongside GNI per capita and the Human Assets Index (HAI), the Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI) is one of the three criteria used for the identification of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), as used by the UN-CDP (Committee for Development Policy) at each triennial review of the list of LDCs…

février 2019 Let There Be Light: Trade and the Development of Border Regions Marius BRÜLHART, Olivier CADOT, Alexander HIMBERT

Does international trade help or hinder the economic development of border regions relative to interior regions? Theory tends to suggest that trade helps, but it can also predict the reverse. The question is policy relevant as regions near land borders are generally poorer, and sometimes more pro…