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This paper contributes to the literature by looking at the possible importance of the structure of the financial system—whether financial intermediation is performed through banks or markets—for macroeconomic volatility, against the backdrop of increased policy attention on strengthening growth resilience. With low income countries (LICs) being the most vulnerable to large and frequent terms of […]
Few developing countries have participated in the environmental goods agreement (EGA) negotiations to reduce barriers on trade in Environmental Goods (EGs). Reasons for this reluctance are first reviewed along with a comprehensive description of barriers to trade (tariffs and NTBs) on two lists of EGs used in negotiations comprised mostly industrial products (The APEC and […]
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 […]
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 […]
We examine the impact of rainfall variability and cyclones on schooling and work among a cohort of teens and young adults by estimating a bivariate probit model, using a panel survey conducted in 2004 and 2011 in Madagascar—a poor island nation that is frequently affected by extreme weather events. Our results show that negative rainfall […]
Dans une étude récente, Carrère et al. (2016) montrent que l’effet du commerce sur le chômage dépend du fonctionnement du marché du travail dans les secteurs bénéficiant d’avantages comparatifs. L’impact du commerce international sur le chômage serait positif si l’avantage comparatif porte sur des secteurs dont le marché du travail est sujet à des frictions […]
A conference organised by the Banque de France and FERDI (Foundation for Studies and Research on International Development), in association with AFD (French Development agency).
Participation of Joël Cariolle (FERDI)
Matthieu Boussichas, Head of programme at FERDI, will speak at the parallel session on civil society perspective.
Clermont-FerrandThe IDE-GDRI network holds a conference every two years, starting this year on 15-16 November 2018 at the Centre of Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI) and School of Economics, Université Clermont Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand. The 2018 edition will cover all aspects of development economics. The GDRI-IDE Symposium will be held at the Center […]
Matthieu Boussichas (FERDI) spoke at the parallel session entitled “How can the European Union sustain the momentum of “transforming our world”?
Anne-Marie Geourjon, FERDI Head of program, was an IMF expert attendee.