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July 2019 Supporting Education in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for the Impact lnvestor – Executive summary Tom DILLY, Francesca MARCHETTA

Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), an impact investment group dedicated to African Small and Medium Sized Businesses, is planning to launch an impact fund dedicated to the education and training sector on the African continent. The government of Monaco has decided to fund the launch phase of this new fund, including the present feasibility study. The […]

July 2019 Tackling inequalities and vulnerabilities: Why and how G7 development policies could do better Matthieu BOUSSICHAS, Tancrède VOITURIEZ, Julie VAILLÉ

Ahead of the G7 ministerial meeting on development, IDDRI and the Foundation for Studies and Research on International Development (FERDI), gathered in the Initiative for Development and Global Governance (IDGM), are publishing a recommendation note from the Think Tank 7 (T7) meeting that took place in Paris on June, 5th, 2019 under Ifri’s presidency. The […]

June 2019 Tax Expenditure Assessment: From Principles to Practice Methodological guide Anne-Marie GEOURJON, Yannick BOUTERIGE, Emilie CALDEIRA, Bertrand LAPORTE, Céline DE QUATREBARBES

This guide details the methodology for the evaluation of tax expenditure in terms of personal income tax, capital gains tax and withholding tax, corporate income tax and minimum tax, custums duties, excise duties, value-added tax and registration duties. This method is based on the use of available tax data in the two administrations concerned by […]

June 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 relevant criterion for aid allocation between developing countries. Such an […]

May 2019 Measuring physical vulnerability to climate change: The PVCCI, an index to be used for international development policies Sosso FEINDOUNO, Patrick GUILLAUMONT

Many donors, international agencies and national policy makers, have called for the development of vulnerability to climate change indices which would make it possible to prioritize the recipients of financial support for adaptation to climate change. Indeed, despite the complexity of the phenomenon, there has been a proliferation of indices of vulnerability to climate change. […]

May 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 (see LDC Handbook, United Nations, 2015). […]

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

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 credit in both the short run and the long run. Second, […]

April 2019 Rapport de l’Atelier de haut niveau organisé par la Chaire Sahel sur l’analyse des flux financiers pour le développement des pays membres du G5 Sahel

La Chaire Sahel de la Ferdi a organisé les 25 et 26 mars 2019 un atelier de haut niveau sur l’analyse des flux financiers pour le développement des pays membres du G5 Sahel. Quatre-vingt-deux (82) participants se sont réunis à Ouagadougou au Burkina Faso dans la grande salle de la Direction Générale de la Coopération, […]

April 2019 La technologie blockchain, alliée de la coopération au développement ? Matthieu BOUSSICHAS, Vincent NOSSEK

L’évolution erratique de la monnaie Bitcoin a récemment jeté un coup de projecteur sur la technologie blockchain dont la célèbre cryptomonnaie est l’application la plus connue. Présentée comme une révolution disruptive par ses promoteurs, cette technologie permet la création de registres numériques infalsifiables, immuables et historicisés, et promets de pallier le déficit de confiance qui […]

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

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 pose certes la question de la répartition de la rente minière entre […]