Policy Briefs

Policy Briefs
The challenge of social inclusion

In their efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and other social development targets, most developing countries face the following dilemma: given the need for sustainable long-term growth and the cyclicality of export earnings, which type of uncertainty should be imposed on the future level of social spending, bearing in mind the political and developmental cost of protracted social underspending?

G8 2009 Trade and Infrastructure

In an attempt to mitigate the fallout, developed countries are spending considerable energy trying to understand the causes of the unprecedented global economic crisis and financial meltdown that grip the world.

Education and the economic crisis

The current global economic crisis may result in a decline in investments in education.
Yet now is the time that it is vital to strengthen support to education in order to help the economic recovery.

Reserves de change et financement des économies

La décision prise par le Conseil des ministres de l’UEMOA, en décembre 2008, de consacrer une partie des réserves facultatives de la BCEAO à la résolution des problèmes de financement d’une partie de l’économie, vont dans le sens souhaité par le président WADE.


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