Since January 2019, the rise in the barrel price has been directly reflected in fuel prices in Corsica and the Hautes-Pyrénées (HP), which are a relevant comparator for Corsica (see below). The price gap (adding Hautes-Alpes and Bouches-du-Rhône to the comparison) remain broadly stable, with a slight increase on diesel and a decrease […]
ECOPA carried out a study on fuel price formation including an analysis of the taxation of petroleum products and pollutants.
Georges Casamatta, scientific director of ECOPA, presented a seminar on impact assessment on 14 February 2019 at Toulouse School of Economics (TSE). This presentation uses ECOPA’s approach and case studies.
ECOPA has been selected by IFC to evaluate its assistance program for investment climate reforms in Mali. This evaluation includes an analysis of the impact of the war (2012-2014) on the economy, using the Synthetic Control Method.
Our evaluation for IFC of the OHADA Initiative, a first since the creation of that organization in 1994, has been officially published.
ECOPA is participating in the impact evaluation of the EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation (DAC), covering, inter alia, automated exchanges of information against tax evasion and BEPS (with Economisti Associati, for the European Commission, DG TAXUD, 2018-on-going).
ECOPA implements an impact assessment of the SECO (Swiss cooperation) investment climate program in Africa, for IFC. For IFC (2018).
In association with Economisti Associati, ECOPA is implementing Synthetic Control Method techniques to assess the impact of tax and customs reforms in Ethiopia. For the World Bank (2018).
For a Eurostat project, ECOPA is looking for a trade expert with experience in Comext data compilation and processing. Interested individuals can send their CV to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for submission is June 15, 2018.
Government revenue mobilization remains a major development challenge in sub-Saharan Africa. ECOPA is commissioned by the World Bank with analyzing taxation in Togo and Benin with the aim of producing reform options. The intervention includes the following components: Analysis of trends and composition of revenues (by tax and by industry), and estimation of revenue elasticity […]