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Le tout premier ouvrage francophone dédié à l’analyse et la gestion macroéconomique des pays en développement!

Pour la première fois, l'ouvrage « Analyse macroéconomique et politiques de stabilisation » élaboré par Senior Fellow Pierre-Richard Agénor, fournit au public francophone un traitement approfondi et rigoureux des questions actuelles liées à l'analyse et à la gestion macroéconomique dans les pays en développement. Cette macroéconomie du développement souligne la nécessité de prendre systématiquement en compte les principales caractéristiques structurelles des pays en développement pour l'analyse économique. La perspective sous-jacente est que ces caractéristiques jouent un rôle essentiel à la fois dans la transmission des chocs de politique économique et dans la réponse des agents aux politiques macroéconomiques.

Emerging Markets (EMs): How can EMs avoid the same fate as Turkey & Argentina ?

In this Policy Brief "Will the Emerging Market Turmoil be Contained?" Senior Fellow Uri Dadush and Research Assistant Hamza Saoudi tackled the Emerging market economies (EMs), as a group, that continues to exhibit solid growth, showing that it is the case especially in Asia and among oil-exporters, supported by growth in the advanced economies, the recovery in world trade, and the resilience of non-oil commodity prices. They pointed out that financial markets have become very nervous about the prospects for several EMs, reflecting specific weaknesses in several countries – Argentina and Turkey stand out - and the prospect of higher international interest rate. The authors predicted that the current episode will probably remain contained and the ongoing global economic expansion is unlikely to be derailed.  

Institutions: who knew they were this important?

In this Policy Brief, Our Senior Fellow Otaviano Canuto, and Brazilian diplomat Tiago Ribeiro dos Santos, explain how “institutions can improve without critical junctures.” From the role of elites in societies, their “commitment problems,” or even the application of game theory in understanding their behavior, Canuto & Ribeiro provide a unique perspective on development economics and the role of institutions in this paper. Using illustrative analogies, or key foreign policy theories,  the authors  review essential literature on development economics, and the importance of institutions for development. They additionally provide insight into how elites and the general population can come to mutually beneficial agreements, in complement to evolution of institutions. 

Global commodity markets: what effect can Africa's industrialization have on them ?

Are the relationships between global commodity markets and the developing economies that export them being properly analyzed? After more than half a century of economic research on this issue, the answer, paradoxically, remains uncertain. Read our Senior Fellow, Yves Jégourel’s view on this matter in his opinion editorial: “Africa's industrialization and global commodity markets: the need for a paradigm shift

A tale of four friends: Trump, Putin, MBS & Jared Kushner

In this Opinion editorial "Trump and his Friends (Part 1)," Helmut Sorge looks at the similarities between the 1965 political thriller Night of Camp David, which tells the story of a fictional president, Mark Hollenbach, who was convinced the media had it in for him and were trying to discredit him, and who “undoes America’s alliance with Western Europe.” Sound familiar? He then delves into an analysis of Trump’s behavior amongst world leaders during the Paris Peace Forum, his relationship to MBS after the Khashoggi murder, and Jared’s role in this unique situation.

MED Dialogues 2018: Vers la redéfinition d’un nouvel ordre international?

Pour leur 4ème édition, tenue du 22 au 24 novembre 2018 à Rome, en Italie, pays initiateur de l’événement, les Dialogues méditerranéens (Med Dialogues) ont réuni une pléiade d’acteurs de la scène internationale. Lors de cette édition, un intérêt marqué a été porté au Moyen-Orient. Dans son dernier blog "MED Dialogues 2018: Quel système international pour notre monde?", Research Assistant Youssef Tobi revient sur les grands axes abordés durant la conférence dont le multilatéralisme. 

OCP Policy Center in the Press

Francis Perrin, Expert international en énergie : «La décision du Qatar est économique pour l’essentiel» | ElWatan.com
Gouvernance migratoire : OCP Policy Center lance le débat | Aujourd’hui le Maroc
Migration : OCP Policy center, s’interroge sur la thématique du face à face Nord-Sud | Panorapost
Three reasons why Qatar left OPEC | Azernews
L’Atlantique en ligne de mire des experts | Libération
Pétrole : les clefs pour comprendre la réunion de l'Opep | LesEchos

Upcoming Events

December 08 | The 2018 Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
December 13-15 | Seventh Edition of the Atlantic Dialogues Conference under the theme: Atlantic Dynamics: Overcoming the Choke Points
December 17 | The Malabo Montpellier Forum Water-Wise: Smart Irrigation Strategies for Africa









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