Analyse des inégalités de revenu au Mali

Dans les discussions sur les inégalités en Afrique, le Mali apparaît souvent comme une exception, étant le pays ayant le plus faible niveau d’inégalités au niveau de la sous-région Afrique de l’Ouest. Dans ce papier, nous analysons les dynamiques des inégalités dans le pays et essayons de comprendre le rôle joué par les différentes sourcesLire la suite “Analyse des inégalités de revenu au Mali”

Spatial inequality through the prism of a pandemic: Covid-19 in South Africa

In this paper, we examine whether pre-existing socio-economic inequalities relate to inequalities in vulnerability to COVID-19 infection in the context of South Africa using the 2016 Community Survey, which allows for a detailed geographical disaggregation of the analysis. For this purpose, we use a set of indicators of a household’s vulnerability to COVID-19 infection andLire la suite “Spatial inequality through the prism of a pandemic: Covid-19 in South Africa”

A strong sustainability approach to development trajectories

Sustainable development trajectories are at the heart of many policy debates: CDN and Net Zero trajectories, just transition, climate justice, biodiversity inclusion, etc. These trajectories mostly propose a nexus approach combining climate, ecological, social, technological, economic, and political aspects. In this paper, the authors propose a suite of three guiding principles, inspired by a strongLire la suite “A strong sustainability approach to development trajectories”

Comparing poverty variations: A robustness assessment of the MDGs’ achievements with respect to poverty alleviation

Has global poverty been halved between 1990 and 2015? In the present paper, we show how well-know stochastic dominance tools can be used to check the robustness of claims regarding monetary poverty variations and then, using data from PovcalNet, provide a new picture of achievements with respect to poverty alleviation during the Millennium Development Goals’Lire la suite “Comparing poverty variations: A robustness assessment of the MDGs’ achievements with respect to poverty alleviation”

Less debt, more schooling? Evidence from cross-country micro data

Soaring levels of public debt in low-income countries are fuelling concerns about their ability to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, such as free access to primary education. In the late 1990s and 2000s, international financial institutions introduced a series of debt relief initiatives aimed to restore debt sustainability among highly indebted countries. This study examinesLire la suite “Less debt, more schooling? Evidence from cross-country micro data”