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Current Account Sustainability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union Countries

We exploit a unique data from a unified labour force household survey which covers natives and migrants in the seven economic capitals of the region. We estimate the counterfactual wage distributions of UEMOA migrants in absence of migration to evaluate the effect of regional migration. We find that regional migration increases the average wage by 1. The decrease in inequality in the UEMOA region is driven by a reduction in inequality between countries, while the migration effect on within-inequality differs across countries and remains overall small. With general equilibrium effects, the effect on the average wage is smaller because UEMOA migrants tend to be negatively- intermediately selected both at origin and destination and depress the average wage of natives in their destination and lead to a slight increase of the average wage among natives in their sending countries, with the former effect dominating.

There is no doubt that economic integration in the sub-region would be beneficial to member countries. However, the conditions precedent suggest the need to consider other factors outside the convergence criteria for the West African Monetary Zone WAMZ region and the link between the Franco-phone countries with France. Using stylized facts and preliminary panel results, there are still unsettled important issues as the region moves towards economic integration. These issues include but not limited to political will, huge infrastructure deficit and fiscal imperatives. Regional Development in Africa.

The West African Economic and Monetary Union: Optimality Revisited

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The debate has been reignited in recent months by both defenders and opponents of the CFA franc, about its benefits or the lack thereof. The objective of this paper is to join the conversation in an objective, and quantifiable way, by investigating the optimality of the currency area. I also investigated endogeneity within the Union, by dividing the data into two samples, one from to , a period that predates the WAEMU, and one from to The results show more synchronization of business cycles during the second period than during the first. I examined the role of trade in the near perfect synchronization of business cycles in the WAEMU, and found it to be the driving force behind the symmetry. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

With the blessing of WHO, the different regions of West Africa engaged in Pharmaceutical regulation harmonization processes on the continent. What remains then to member states is to appropriate community regulation hoping that Pharmaceutical cooperation reinforcement with ECOWAS, that other sub regional economical organization, grows stronger in order to improve drug use and manufacturing in West African area. The International Journal of Drug Regulatory affairs require a formal written transfer of copyright from the author s for each article published. We therefore ask you to complete and return this form, retaining a copy for your records. Your cooperation is essential and appreciated. Any delay will result in a delay in publication. Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer.

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Access options available:. However, economic growth does not necessarily follow the observed increase in public investment. Even within WAEMU region, countries that have higher investment rate do not have the highest growth rate. Moreover, a comparative analysis of the relationship between investment rate and economic growth rate show that WAEMU countries are lagging some Africans countries with similar economic structure reference countries.

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The union was established on 28 May , with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos , with its stated mission to promote economic integration across the region. A revised version of the treaty was agreed and signed on 24 July in Cotonou.

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