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January 2018 La fiscalisation de l’aide publique au développement : enjeux pour l’efficacité économique des pays receveurs et la crédibilité politique des donneurs. Emilie CALDEIRA, Anne-Marie GEOURJON, Grégoire ROTA-GRAZIOSI

Dès le milieu des années 2000, les exonérations des projets financés par l’aide extérieure ont été débattues sur la scène internationale. Leur abandon, souvent envisagé, n’a jamais été adopté. Pourtant, cette question est de nouveau d’actualité. D’une part, de nombreux pays en développement ont entrepris des réformes de politique et d’administration fiscales visant à améliorer […]

January 2018 Graduation of the Least Developed Countries, a Step Towards Sustainable Development Patrick GUILLAUMONT

The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) category has been set up in 1971 to identify countries « caught in a trap » and to support them to move « out of the trap »[1]. The category, if successful, aimed at the end to disappear. But after about half a century, the move out of the LDC category through the graduation […]

January 2018 [2017-0]About polluting eco-industries: optimal provision of abatement goods and Pigouvian fees Damien SANS, Sonia SCHWARTZ, Hubert STAHN

In this article, the authors introduce a polluting eco-industry. Depending on the level of damage, there are two optimal equilibria. If the damage is low, one generalizes the usual results of the economic literature to the polluting eco-industry: the dirty firm partially abates their emissions, only efficient eco-industry firms produce and the abatement level increases […]

December 2017 Un survol de la théorie des biens communs Jean-Louis COMBES, Pascale COMBES MOTEL, Sonia SCHWARTZ

Cet article propose un survol de la théorie des biens communs. La notion de bien commun et la possible surexploitation de ce type de ressource sont tout d’abord exposées. Ensuite, plusieurs illustrations sont apportées telles que le réchauffement climatique, la déforestation, la congestion urbaine et le déficit budgétaire. À chaque fois, les moyens d’éviter la […]

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January 16, 2018 - Bladimir Carrillo (IPEA, Brazil)

 More Doctors, Better Health? Evidence from a Physician Distribution Policy [PDF]Abstract: In 2013, the Brazilian government implemented one of the largest physician distribution programs on record. Using a difference-in-difference framework, we document that the number of physicians increased by 17 percent in treated areas, with effects that are substantially larger in magnitude for family doctors. […]

January 15, 2018 - Paris International conference “Development, climate, security: challenges for a new cooperation policy”

Organised by CERDI, FERDI and IDDRI as part of the Initiative for Development and Global Governance (IDGM), and LABEX IDGM+

December 19, 2017 - Sébastien Desbureaux (World Bank)

Drought in the City: The Economic Impact of Water Scarcity in Latin American Metropolitan Areas [PDF]Abstract: While the harmful impact of droughts in rural areas is a well-documented topic, how urban areas are impacted by water scarcity remains largely an open question. In this paper, we provide evidence that cities’ economies also significantly suffer from droughts. […]

December 18, 2017 - Paris Brown-bag lunch avec Michel Garenne

Ce séminaire a traité de la question démographique en Afrique subsaharienne, et plus précisément du lien entre le planning familial et la fécondité.

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  …

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  …

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