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27 juin A surplus of ambition: can Europe rely on large primary surpluses to solve its debt problem?

IMF forecasts and the EU's Fiscal Compact foresee Europe's heavily indebted countries running primary budget surpluses of as much as 5 percent of GDP for as long as 10 years in order to maintain debt sustainability and bring their debt/GDP ratios down to the Compact's 60 percent target. We show that primary surpluses this large and persistent are rare. In an extensive sample of high- and...

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(2014) - Anglais

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Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement

27 juin This mine is mine!: how minerals fuel conflicts in Africa

This paper studies empirically the impact of mining on conflicts in Africa. Using novel data, we combine geo-referenced information over the 1997-2010 period on the location and characteristics of violent events and mining extraction of 27 minerals. Working with a grid covering all African countries at a spatial resolution of 0.5 0.5 degree, we find a sizeable impact of mining activity on the...

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(2014) - Anglais

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Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement

27 juin Guest workers in the underground economy

Guest-worker programs have been providing rapidly growing economies with millions of temporary foreign workers over the last couple of decades. With the duration of stay strictly limited by program rules in most of the host countries and wages paid to guest workers often set at sub-market levels, many of the migrants choose to overstay and seek employment in the underground economy. This paper...

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(2014) - Anglais

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Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement

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