Global Governance

The initiative aims to inform the international debates on the global governance of sustainable development and development assistance.

The main issues addressed will particularly concern:

  • prospects for changes in the global economic and financial governance framework, based particularly on the analysis of needs and financing capacities in developing countries in general and emerging countries in particular;
  • the conditions under which development assistance policies are coordinated within a context marked by the arrival of new actors (new donor countries, private funds, global funds) and by a certain kind of re-politicisation of bilateral aid policies;
  • the interactions between the different facets of global governance, especially the growing linkages between objectives concerning climate commitments, trade liberalisation negotiations and issues relating to intellectual property rights for developed and emerging countries.


Recent publications
L’analyse économétrique des conflits internes par l’approche causale : les évolutions d’une littérature en expansion Camille LAVILLE

Prévenir les conflits internes nécessite une meilleure compréhension de la manière dont ils se forment et se propagent dans le temps et l’espace. Par rapport aux autres sciences sociales, l’économie n’a que très récemment investi ce champ d’étude. Comme pour rattraper son retard, nous assistons depuis une vingtaine d’années à une effervescence de la recherche […]

The EGA Negotiations: why they are important, why they are stalled, and challenges ahead Jaime DE MELO, Jean-marc SOLLEDER

Decade-long negotiations on the reduction of tariffs on Environmental Goods (EGs) at the Doha Round using a list approach to define EGs, failed to produce an agreement. In July 2014, 14 countries entered plurilateral negotiations under the ambit of the WTO. If successful, the resulting Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) would have eliminated tariffs on a […]

Inégalités et vulnérabilités en Nouvelle-Calédonie Michaël GOUJON

Nulle collectivité n’aura, autant que la Nouvelle-Calédonie, provoqué les efforts de l’imagination des juristes et politologues et multiplié la constitution de divers comités d’experts institutionnels. Alors que la Nouvelle-Calédonie a aujourd’hui en mains les compétences de gestion, il s’agit pour elle de savoir les mettre en oeuvre en aménageant une société plus égale, plus juste […]

Pauvreté, Egalité, Mortalité: Mortality (In)Equality in France and the United States Janet CURRIE, Hannes SCHWANDT, Josselin THUILLIEZ

We develop a method to compare levels and trends in inequality in mortality in the United States and France in a similar framework. The comparison shows that while income inequality has increased in both the United States and France, inequality in mortality in France remained remarkably low and stable. In the United States, inequality in […]

Arab spring protests and women’s labor market outcomes: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution Nelly EL-MALLAKH, Mathilde MAUREL, Biagio SPECIALE

We analyze the effects of the 2011 Egyptian protests on the relative labor market conditions of women using panel data from the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS). Using unique information from the Statistical Database of the Egyptian Revolution, we geocode each “martyr”, i.e. demonstrators who died during the protests, based on the location of […]

Revue d’économie du développement 2017/3-4 (vol. 25) : The Annual AFD-World Bank Migration and Development Conference Ten Years After

Sommaire Préface (page 5 à 7) Simone Bertoli, Rohen d’Aiglepierre, Anda David, Çaglar Özden, Hillel Rapoport   Introduction ( page 9 à 12) Simone Bertoli, Hillel Rapoport   Poverty, Inequality, and International Migration: Insights from 10 Years of Migration and Development Conferences (page 13 à 28) David McKenzie   Migration, Remittances and Development: Insights from […]

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Recent events
December 17, 2018 - Paris 8th Annual Conference on immigration in OECD countries

Jaime de Melo (FERDI, University of Geneva) gave a lecture on Climate change, Inequality, and Migration

November 15, 2018 - Paris Agricultural value chains development and smallholder competitiveness

Workshop organised by the Agence française de développement and FERDI.

November 15, 2018 - Clermont-Ferrand 2nd IDE GDRI conference

FERDI is a partner of the symposium.

November 5, 2018 - Casablanca Economic Research Forum : Conflicts, Governance and Post-Conflict Economic Agenda in War Afflicted Arab Countries

Jaime de Melo (FERDI) presented evidence and simulation results for MENA migration towards OECD.

November 5, 2018 - Dakar IHEDD training – The modernization and transformation of agriculture: Technology adoption and impact assessment

Second session specially designed for researchers and decision-makers working in the agricultural field in English-speaking African countries.

October 1, 2018 - Clermont-Ferrand Arcade Ndoricimpa’s research residence

As part of its partnership with the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), FERDI will welcome Arcade Ndoricimpa in Clermont-Ferrand for a two month stay, from October 1, 2018.

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