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Wilfred Catin Botchuin, Politiques Economiques et Modélisation, Université Alassane OUATTARA de Bouaké, Divo, Côte d’Ivoire

Inclusive Growth Analysis: Evidence from Côte d'Ivoire

Volume 76 - Issue 1, February 2023
(pp. 91-134)
JEL classification: C22; C15; K42; J11
Keywords: Inclusive Growth; Institutional Factors; Quadratic Model; Socio-economic Factors


The ultimate objective of this paper is to assess the effect of institutional and Socio-economic factors on inclusive growth in Côte d’Ivoire. The diversification of data, notably from the World Bank and the International Country Risk Guide, facilitated this study. Thus, we calculated an inclusiveness index using the principal component analysis method and estimated it in a nonlinear quadratic model over the 1984-2019 period.  Our investigations have shown that household consumption expenditures, bureaucracy and population growth contribute to the improvement of the inclusiveness of Ivorian growth. Second, the PIBh and democracy hinder this inclusiveness in Côte d’Ivoire. On the other hand, the results reveal a non-linear relationship between final consumption expenditure and inclusive growth.

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