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Réformes economiques et croissance pro-pauvre : une application macro-micro aux Philippines

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  • Dorothée Boccanfuso
  • G. Rodolphe A. Missinhoun
  • Luc Savard

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An important pro-poor growth literature has emerged in the context of the millennium development goals and poverty reduction strategy papers. Most of this literature relies on partial equilibrium analysis for their applications. Moreover, few researches attempted to analyse policy coherence in this context. In this paper we deal with these issues in a macro/micro computable general equilibrium model. We applied our model to the Philippines and allow for growth through endogenous labour supply and externalities of public expenditures. Our results of standard fiscal reform proposed in developing countries illustrate the importance of including general equilibrium effect in the analysis and to take into account country specificities when formulating policy recommendations. JEL Classification: D58, I30, E62

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Article provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Recherches économiques de Louvain.

Volume (Year): 76 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 257-288

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Keywords: CGE model; microsimulation; poverty analysis; pro-poor growth;

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