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- Economic Integration in West Africa: A Reconsideration of the Evidence
- Dynamics of Integration and Economic Growth of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
- Economic Community of West African States
- Current Account Sustainability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union Countries
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Economic Integration in West Africa: A Reconsideration of the Evidence
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Dynamics of Integration and Economic Growth of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
This study examined the monetary and macroeconomic stability perspective for entering into monetary union, using data available on WAMZ countries. It tests the hypothesis that independent monetary and exchange rate policies have been relatively ineffective in influencing domestic activities especially GDP and inflation , and that when they do, they are counter productive. Usiing econometric methods, regression result show that, erstwhile domestic monetary policy, as captured by money supply and credit to government hurt real domestic output of these countries. Indeed, rather than promote growth, it was a source of stagnation. It also confirms that there appear to be a two quarters lag in monetary policy transmission effect with regard to real sector output. The results also show that although expansion in domestic output dampened aggregate consumer prices inflation , it was however, not adequate enough to dampen the fuelling effects of past inflation.
Economic Community of West African States
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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.
Current Account Sustainability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union Countries
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. The objective of this study is twofold.
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. Moreover, regional migration in the UEMOA mostly flows from countries with low wages to countries with higher wages.
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. The ECOWAS also serves as a peacekeeping force in the region, with member states occasionally sending joint military forces to intervene in the bloc's member countries at times of political instability and unrest. All current members joined the community as founding members in May , except Cape Verde which joined in The Community Parliament consists of members, distributed based on the population of each member state.
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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.
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