Revue d'Economie du Développement 2016/3-4 (vol. 24) : Development through the Lens of Commons

The Revue d'Economie du Développement is an international journal originally published in French. Since its launch in 1993, it has been one of the key francophone journals in economics and the only one specialized in development economics. The Revue d'Economie du Développement is focused on relevant development issues. It includes contributions and perspectives coming from both North and South.

The revue is published by Editions de Boeck Supérieur. It benefits from the support of CNRS, FERDI and AFD.

Patrick Guillaumont, President of FERDI, Professor Emeritus University of Auvergne, CERDI
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi, Professor, CERDI-CNRS, University of Clermont Auvergne, CERDI

Editorial Secretary:

Mariannick Cornec, CERDI-CNRS, University of Clermont Auvergne

ISBN: 9782807390201  


Pages 5 to 7 

Introduction: Development through the lens of commons

Gaël Giraud, Stéphanie Leyronas, Grégoire Rota-Graziosi


Pages 9 to 24

What is the World Bank good for? Global public goods and global institutions

Ravi Kanbur


Pages 25 to 53

Firms as a common good

Jean-Michel Severino



Pages 55 to 83

A review of the economic theory of the commons

Jean-Louis Combes, Pascale Combes-Motel, Sonia Schwartz


Pages 85 to 106

Mini-grids as an application of Elinor Ostrom’s theses on polycentric governance as a way to cope with the tragedy of the commons

Jean-Claude Berthélemy


Pages 107 to 127

Agricultural storage infrastructures in the Sudano-Sahelian zone of Cameroon: Conditions of governance of a common good for food security

Eric Joel Fofiri Nzossie, Ludovic Temple, Joseph Pierre Ndamè


Pages 129 to 148

Toward an analytical framework for the governance of natural resources: The case of groundwater

Stéphanie Leyronas, Dominique Rojat, Frédéric Maurel, Gaël Giraud



Revue d'économie du développement,2016/3-4 (Vol. 24). 150 pages.