Recent publications
July 2018 Pour une cartographie intelligente des projets d’électrification décentralisée Jean-Claude BERTHELEMY, Arnaud MILLIEN

Par Jean-Claude BERTHELEMY,  Professeur à l’université Paris 1, dont il a dirigé le département  d’économie, co- directeur de l’axe de recherche « Economie du développement  durable » du centre d ’économie  de la Sorbonne et Arnaud MILLIEN,  Enseignant-chercheur au centre d’économie de la Sorbonne où il prépare une thèse sur l’effet de la fiabilité de […]

July 2018 Estimating the Relative Benefits of Agricultural Growth on the Distribution of Expenditures

Does the sectoral composition of aggregate economic growth affect poverty? We ask whether agricultural growth in developing countries increases the expenditures of poorer households more than growth in other sectors. While some reduced form analyses have tackled this question using either country-level time series data, regional panel data for one country, or cross-sectional country data, […]

April 2018 [2018-5]Decentralization, spending efficiency and pro-poor outcomes in Morocco Maria EL KHDARI, Babacar SARR

This paper studies how decentralization affects poverty, vulnerability, and inequality in Morocco, in the context of ongoing regionalization reforms. We use different non-parametric approaches to assess spending efficiency of Moroccan municipalities and regions over the period 2005-2009. The results indicate that the efficiency of spending in improving pro-poor outcomes is dependent on the fiscal autonomy […]

April 2018 [2018-4]Deconcentration, political and fiscal decentralization, in Morocco Maria EL KHDARI

The paper examines how the Government of Morocco has addressed the issue of decentralization in recent years and how these processes have evolved and affected fiscal and public policies. More specifically, this paper analyzes the current legislative and institutional provisions governing administrative, political and fiscal decentralization in Morocco and presents a detailed analysis of the […]

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Recent events
July 8, 2018 - Cairo Economic Research Forum (ERF) 24th Annual Conference

The New Normal in the Global Economy: Challenges & Prospects for MENA

June 19, 2018 - Nemera Mamo (Queen Mary University London)

Natural Resources and Political Patronage in Africa: An Ethnicit Level AnalysisAbstract : We investigate the effect of resource discoveries on ethnicity level political patronage in Africa using a large geospatial dataset of more than 250 ethnic groups in 15 countries over the period 1960 to 2004. We find that the first (or single first) resource […]

April 11, 2018 - Madrid Sustainable mobility: challenges for the sector – With Teresa Ribero

11:30 a.m KINEPOLIS An intervention by Teresa Ribera at the Gasnam conference, on "Natural gas: intelligent ecology for mobility". The conference will bring together national and international experts to discuss issues such as air quality, emissions in our cities and  …

February 21, 2018 - Dakar First Steering committee of the Offshore West Africa project

On 21 February 2018, the first steering committee of the Offshore West Africa Project was held in Dakar, Senegal. The project is funded by the Mava Foundation and coordinated by IDDRI. This meeting provided an opportunity for partners to plan activities for the coming months  …

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