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Présentation du modèle démo-économique développé par le Club du Sahel pour analyser le développement des économies locales d’Afrique de l’Ouest Hypothèses et premières critiques


  • Sandrine Mesplé-Somps

    () (DIAL, IRD, Paris)


The paper presents a demo-economic model developed by Jean-Marie Cour, OECD-Club du Sahel. It is a prospective and spatial model of West African countries. The document does not present the results of the model, but examines its hypothesis and its equations which are criticized.________________________________ Ce document a pour objet de présenter le modèle de spatialisation et de prospective des économies d’Afrique de l’Ouest développé par Jean-Marie Cour du Club du Sahel. C’est un modèle développé sur un tableur. Le document ne présente pas les résultats de prospective et de spatialisation de ces économies mais expose plutôt les fondements théoriques sousjacents à la construction des images des différentes économies précitées. Les équations de ce modèle démo-économique de demande sont exposées et discutées. Ensuite, quelques critiques des options de modélisation choisies sont exprimées.

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  • Sandrine Mesplé-Somps, 2001. "Présentation du modèle démo-économique développé par le Club du Sahel pour analyser le développement des économies locales d’Afrique de l’Ouest Hypothèses et premières critiques," Working Papers DT/2001/01, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
  • Handle: RePEc:dia:wpaper:dt200101

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    modéle démo-économique; Afrique; demo-economic model; Africa;

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    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy


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