Economy without a Compas

Economy without a Compas

Pre-publication version (in French) of a column published in the Newspaper “Les Echos” on October 3, 2018, under the title “L’économie mondiale doit retrouver sa boussole” (The World Economy Must Find its Compass Again). The most...
Private Sector and Development

Private Sector and Development

Contribution to an opinion piece  “In my view” in the  Development Cooperation Report 2016. The Sustainable Development Goals as Business Opportunities  of the OECD (chapter 4, “Measuring private finance mobilized for sustainable development”)....
Revisiting Official Development Assistance

Revisiting Official Development Assistance

Written for the ID4D blog, 22 January 2015.   Re-defining ODA should not be seen as an arcane and primarily technical subject. It addresses the fundamentals of aid effectiveness as well as the role that governments can be expected to play. In our increasingly...
Addressing Sustainable Development Challenges

Addressing Sustainable Development Challenges

Can we collectively address sustainable development challenges?   Over the past decades, sustainable development challenges have loomed larger and larger on policy-makers’ agenda worldwide. In particular, the recent crises (food, fuel, finances, and so on) have...