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    Lahcen Oulhaj
    July 15, 2022
    Cet ouvrage est conçu pour les étudiants de Master en Sciences économiques. Il peut également être utile pour les doctorants dans ce domaine. Il présente les applications des différentes méthodes économétriques sous le logiciel R. C’est pour cette raison qu’il commence par un court chapitre de présentation de R et des données macroéconomiques de la Banque mondiale (BM) pouvant être utilisées pour l’estimation de différents modèles. Le manuel se divise par la suite ...
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    Inácio F. Araújo
    Fatna El Hattab
    Soulaimane Anis
    June 30, 2022
    Depuis l’année 2015, le Maroc a fait de la régionalisation avancée un choix stratégique pour concrétiser sa volonté politique de mettre en œuvre une approche de développement territorial plus intégrée. Cette initiative vise à assurer un développement territorial durable, robuste et inclusif mais aussi à capitaliser sur les potentialités de chaque région en termes de ressources. Ainsi, de nouvelles structures ont été mises en place pour moderniser les services publics et améliorer le ...
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    Rishita Mehra
    June 24, 2022
    For today’s middle-income countries in Africa, innovation is essential to sustain growth and promote the transition to high-income status. This paper begins by providing an in-depth review of the region’s innovation performance during the last three decades. A distinction is made between residents and non-residents, and outcomes at different income levels. Using cross-country regressions, we then study the determinants of innovation and assess the impact of innovation on growth in t ...
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    June 24, 2022
    In its May 15th meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee of the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) lifted its benchmark policy rate by 0.75% to 1.50%–1.75%, the biggest increase since 1994. The central bank also signaled an additional increase of 0.75% ahead. FOMC members also raised the median projection for the Fed funds rate to a range between 3.25% and 3.50% next year. In addition to hikes in basic interest rates, liquidity conditions in the US economy will also be affected by the sh ...
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    Mohamed Ben Omar NDIAYE
    June 15, 2022
    La question de la mise en œuvre du projet de monnaie unique de la CEDEAO a encore été au centre des discussions entre les chefs d’État de la CEDEAO lors de leur 57ème session ordinaire, tenue à Niamey le 7 septembre 2020, et lors de laquelle ils ont décidé pour diverses raisons un nouveau report à une date ultérieure, après ceux de 2003, 2005, 2009 et 2015. Les chefs d’État ont aussi évoqué l’élaboration d’une « nouvelle feuille de route », sans toutefois déterminer u ...
  • June 10, 2022
    The latest IMF projections indicate that global growth will be 4.4% in 2022 after 5.9% in 2021. These projections make us very optimistic for the future, but they certainly cannot heal th ...
  • June 7, 2022
    يعتبر التضخم مقياسا اقتصاديا يعنى بتطور الأسعار في أسواق السلع والخدمات كما انه يرصد القدرة الشرائيّة. وقد شهد معدل التضخم مؤخرا ارتفاعات غير مسبوقة في بقاع عدة، قارن بعض الخبراء الاقتصاديين بينها وبين مرحلة الركود التضخمي في سبعينيات القرن الماضي، اخذين كمنطلق مجموعة من الأحداث المتتال...
  • May 20, 2022
    Traders have worried that the war involving Russia and Ukraine could stoke inflation, further disrupt supply chains and derail the global economic recovery. Scarcity of food has led to ri ...
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    May 18, 2022
    The world food price index collected for the last 60 years by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) hit its highest record in March, declining gently in April. Pandemic, war and death in Ukraine, and droughts in the last 2 years… Such a combination looks apocalyptical. Now it is adding global hunger risks, because of the food price crisis. The rise in global food prices started in mid-2020 because supply chain disruptions triggered food stockpiling. Mobility r ...
  • April 29, 2022
    Following on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic and severe drought in North Africa, the Russian invasion of Ukraine – large exporters of food and, in the case of Russia, energy— may inflict increased hunger on the food insecure in Morocco – despite mitigating measures by the government. Morocco is so far successfully shielding its large poor and vulnerable population by subsidizing essential commodities. With memories of the violent protests during the 2007/08 food and fuel crisis s ...
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    April 22, 2022
    Emerging market and developing economies (EMDE) face a common set of external shocks: rising energy and food prices; tightening in global financial conditions caused by the prospect of sharper interest rate hikes and anticipation of "quantitative tightening"; and return of restrictions on mobility in China, on account of the Covid zero policy, leading to slumping in growth and weakening one of the primary growth drivers for the other EMDE. However, the impacts of those common shocks ...
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    March 15, 2022
    The war in Ukraine is bringing substantial financial, commodity price, and supply chain shocks to the global economy. Sanctions on Russia are already having a significant impact on its financial system and its economy. Price shocks will have a global impact. Energy and commodity prices—including wheat and other grains—have risen, intensifying inflationary pressures from supply chain disruptions and the recovery from the pandemic. The push toward relative deglobalization received fro ...
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    February 3, 2022
    COVID-19 has ravaged nearly every country in the world, with the globalization of recent decades intensifying its spread. As of mid-2021, the world had spent $16.5 trillion—18% of global GDP—to fight the disease. And that amount does not even include the most important losses such as deaths, mental health effects, restrictions on human freedom, and other nonmonetary suffering. Nearly 90% of this spending was by developed economies, with the rest by emerging market and developing eco ...
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    January 31, 2022
    On January 28, both Argentina’s government and the International Monetary Fund staff made announcements about an understanding on new support program. Meanwhile, in addition to the payment of an amortization due on January 28, another payment is also expected in the first week of February. Both payments relate to the previous package, approved in 2018 and substantially disbursed thereafter. Non-payment could sour relations at a critical moment for a new program to be approved by the ...