Trade liberalization and development : lessons for Africa
Th is paper argues that trade policies must be dynamic, adaptable, and diff erentiated between sectors and between the various segments of a given sector in order to contribute eff ectively to development eff orts. It ...
Can market access help African agriculture?
This paper examines the implications for African economies of the possible outcomes from the ongoing agriculture negotiations in the Doha Round. The paper defines scenarios that capture key elements of the modalities ...
Diversification : towards a new paradigm for Africa's development
Africa’s recent development history could be summarized into two big periods. The first occurred in the first years of independence where African countries sought to support political independence by strengthening their ...
Ten years after implementing the Barcelona process in Tunisia : a new growth regime or improving the efficiency of the existing one
January 1, 2007 marks the eleventh anniversary of the Tunisia-E.U. Free Trade Agreement (FTA). In its short life, this agreement has instigated major changes in the Tunisian economy and has significant consequences on ...
Does macroeconomics convergence lead to growth? : the case of Africa
This paper investigates the macroeconomic convergence in various African RECs and its relationship to economic growth. It is found that although, there is seemingly evidence of the tendency of macroeconomic convergence in ...
Les économies de l'Afrique Centrale 2002
L'analyse des indicateurs économiques et sociaux en Afrique Centrale, au cours de ces cinq dernières années, laisse apparaître les prémices d'une douce mais fragile transition d'une situation de crise aiguée (1980-1994) ...
Assessing the consequences of the economic partnership agreement on the Rwandan economy
This paper quantifi es the potential economic and welfare impacts of the Economic Partnership Agreement currently being negotiated between the European Union and the ACP countries, on the Rwandan economy. The paper analyses ...
How North Africa could benefit from the Euromediterraneen partnership : the necessity to balance the Barcelona process
In this paper we develop an original method of aggregation that attempts to deal with this problem and that gives a more accurate approximation of the market access barriers applied by the European countries.
Exclure l'Afrique des marches ?: evaluation de l'acces aux marches pour les africains
L’objectif de cette étude est, à travers une récente revue de la littérature, de mettre l’accent sur les enjeux et les conséquences du débat sur les formules concernant l’accès aux marchés des produits agricoles et non ...
Can the Doha round benefit Africa's industrial sector?
The present study is aimed at assisting African countries to formulate concrete proposals in regard to market access for non-agricultural commodities. Accordingly, we will endeavor to identify the most appropriate formulas ...