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Impacts de la libéralisation commerciale de l’agriculture sur la pauvreté et la distribution de revenus au Sénégal

L’analyse d’impact de la libéralisation du commerce des produits agricoles et produits alimentaires et les politiques de réduction de la pauvreté sont au centre des débats nationaux au Sénégal et des négociations commerciales avec le reste de monde. Même si certaines réformes sont globalement bénéfiques à l’économie sénégalaise, il est possible que certains n’y trouvent […]

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Politiques commerciales, intégration régionale et distribution des revenus au Sénégal.

De son indépendance politique (1960) au milieu des années 1980, le Sénégal a renforcé son système de protection en matière de substitution aux importations. La politique d’ajustement structurel, démarrée en 1985, a cependant contraint les autorités nationales à exposer progressivement leur économie à la concurrence internationale. Tous les programmes qui se sont succédés ont invariablement […]

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Un cadre réglementaire pour une révolution venue d’Afrique : les services financiers par téléphone mobile par Pr Abdoulaye SAKHO

Le secteur des communications électroniques est, sur le plan économique, l’un des plus dynamiques au monde. Il est en pleine croissance (voir par exemple, Huerre G. et Pinçon J.-B., Numericable/SFR : les marchés des communications électroniques à l’épreuve du contrôle des concentrations, RLC 2015/44, n° 2786). Quelques décennies derrière nous, il se limitait à accompagner […]

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Human capital productivity, endogenous growth and welfare: the role of uncertainty.

Abstract Several policies or interventions have been implemented in developing countries with the ultimate goal of improving educational outcomes and human capital. Although many empirical studies have pointed to mixed results of these interventions, the role of uncertainty arising from the state of nature about the educational environment and household characteristics in the efficiency of […]

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Optimal health investment and preference structure

This paper develops a general equilibrium framework to study the role of preference structure (additive, multiplicative and a convex combination of the two) in connecting consumption, health investment, stock of health and capital, and their effects on the wage rate and on productivity. We show that the elasticities of health production, health investment and health […]

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Libertés et contraintes dans la réglementation du marché des télécommunications en Afrique de l’Ouest : exemple du marché sénégalais

The United States have for years reserved the management pf their telecommunications sector for a single public company, but it later became a private company. The company operated within the framework of a regulation that defined its rights and obligations. It was in the mid-1970s that the deregulation movement originated in the United States, mainly […]

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Sénégal: strategies to integrate youth into the labor market.

Youth unemployment is a major quandary for Senegal; it inhibits the nation’s economic well-being and is certainly an issue for upcoming elections in 2012. Recently, the extension of the retirement age coupled with a public sector hiring freeze has made it even more difficult to find jobs. Older employees remain in the labor market while […]

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Global Biofuel Production and Poverty in Senegal.

AbstractAssessing the potential effects of a world biofuel boom on a non-oil producing economy like Senegal and on its households is relevant when it comes for policymakers to make a trade-off between fossil energy and biofuel. In this paper, we run a simulation, based on a dynamic, general equilibrium model for the period 2006-2020, to […]

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Déterminants of adoption of Internet in Africa: Case of 17 sub-Saharan countries.

Abstract This study develops two-level hierarchical model that identifies factors that favor or hamper the use of Internet in Africa. We used data from a survey covering 17 African countries. Our results confirm that urbanization and the spread of Internet infrastructures play an important role in individual decisions to adopt this technology. They also reveal […]

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