Wealth through Integration

Regional Integration and Poverty-Reduction Strategies in West Africa

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-4414-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-4415-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

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    Pages 1-15

    Introduction: Why Integrate?

  3. Economic convergence and fighting poverty

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-42

      Fifteen Years of WAEMU: Results and Strategies for the Future

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      Pages 43-68

      Growth and Convergence in Africa: A Dynamic Panel Approach

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      Pages 69-89

      Has There Been Real and Structural Convergence in WAEMU Countries?

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      Pages 91-110

      The Impact of the Convergence, Stability and Growth Pact in the WAEMU

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      Pages 111-130

      Real Convergence in the WAEMU Area: A Bayesian Analysis

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      Pages 131-145

      The Effects of Credit Constraints on Economic Convergence: The Case of the WAEMU Countries

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      Pages 147-168

      Free Movement of Goods in WAEMU and the European Union: Community Law a Comparative Study from the Perspective of Trade

  4. Regional financing instruments and fighting poverty

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-187

      The Role of Cash Transfers from Migrants in Promoting the Financing of Economic Development in WAEMU Countries

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      Pages 189-210

      Efficiency of Credit That Targets the Poor: Measures and Application of Agricultural Credit in Burkina Faso

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      Pages 211-226

      Performance and Effectiveness of the Decentralised Financial System and Poverty Reduction in Niger

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      Pages 227-245

      Financing Agriculture and the Food Crisis in Africa: What Role Can Microfinance Play?

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      Pages 247-266

      Common External Tariff (CET) and Targeting the Poor in Mali

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      Pages 267-285

      How Does Communication Enrich Integration Policies

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      Pages 287-294

      Conclusions and Prospects: Creating Wealth through Integration

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 295-297