Roger Tsafack Nanfosso

Roger Tsafack Nanfosso
Université de Dschang

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April 1994 - September 2015
University of Yaoundé II
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Publications (42)
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La Covid est apparue en Novembre 2019 en Chine et déclarée « pandémie » en Mars 2020 par l'Organisation Mondiale de la Santé, ayant surpris le monde entier : tous les pays sont touchés, aéroportée en grande vitesse, mutante et se jouant des mesures à son encontre, insensible aux nationalités, les plus riches sont de loin plus atteints que les pauvr...
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Utilization of health services during COVID-19 is an important policy for improving health outcomes. However, demand-side barriers to health care are as important as supply-side factors in deterring patients from seeking care during this health crisis. This paper takes a fresh look and contributes to the literature by focuses on a demand-side facto...
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The objective of this paper is to study the effects of labor market regulation policies on the allocation of labor. Specifically, it aims to highlight the effects of regulatory policies on the choice of kind of job, taking into account market segmentation and barriers to entry into the formal sector. To do so, we used the fourth Cameroon Household...
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Bien qu’annoncée et/ou attendue par certains experts du domaine, la Covid est apparue en Novembre 2019 en Chine et a été déclarée comme „pandémie“ en Mars 2020 par l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé. Elle a surpris le monde entier par son ampleur, sa vitesse de propagation, son insolence, son apatridie, son irrespect des niveaux de développement d...
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This study aims to analyze the effects of COVID-19 on actors in the informal economy in Cameroon. To analyze the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on actors in the informal economy, we use secondary data from the National Institute of Statistics (NIS). These data come from a survey of 1310 households. We performed data analysis using comparative metho...
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There is empirical evidence of the effect of financial inclusion on the growth of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. However, little is known about its effect on the formalization of informal firms. This paper therefore aims to analyze the role of financial inclusion in the formalization process of SMEs in Cameroon. Using data from the Enterprise...
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The article presents a study of the phenomenon of globalisation, which connects the whole world favoured by the development of free trade, the specialisation in international trade and the prodigious advances of technical progress, and results in challenges unfolding in a triple modality: intensification of commercial exchanges and the interconnect...
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Résumé sc Cet article analyse les déterminants de la pluriactivité pratiquée par les professionnels de santé, à partir des données issues d'une enquête réalisée dans les hôpitaux de Yaoundé et Douala, les principales villes du Cameroun. En utilisant des modèles de choix discrets, cette étude montre que la pluriactivité des médecins s'accroit avec l...
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Power of managers, governance and financial performance of companies: the Cameroonian case This article aims to test the impact of two governance mechanisms related to the power of manager on the corporate performance of companies. More specifically, the manager’s participation in the company’s share capital and the combination of executive and boa...
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Although most of the world's disabled people live in developing countries, little is known about the consequences of disability in this part of the world. Using the DHS-MICS 2011 data of Cameroon, this paper contributes to the literature by providing new robust estimates of the effect of child disability on education in a developing country context...
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Résumé fr Le présent travail a pour objectif d'identifier les déterminants du financement bancaire des PME camerounaises. Il s'appuie pour cela sur l'enquête « Formulation d'un Plan de Développement Local des PME au Cameroun » réalisée auprès de 413 PME par le ministère des petites et moyennes entreprises, de l'économie sociale et de l'artisanat (M...
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This study aim is to identify, according to microeconomic approach, the determinants of the performance of individual entrepreneurs in the informal sector in Cameroon, through their unit's performance. Using the Second Survey in the Informal sector and Employment (SSIE) collected in 2010 in Cameroon, we made two regressions of a profit function of...
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The use of modern agricultural inputs has been cited as a major factor for increasing productivity in most sub-Saharan African countries. A wide range of variables influence the adoption of such inputs. It is important to identify these variables in order to ensure the implementation of more effective programmes to promote the use of modern inputs....
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RésuméCe papier a pour objectif l'évaluation de l'impact réel des politiques financières mises en œuvre en zone CEMAC. Pour le faire nous avons effectué une évaluation théorique et empirique du niveau de l'importance des politiques financières — notamment politique monétaire, de libéralisation, de développement financier et bancaire — dans la crois...
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By using fresh macroeconomic data and several empirical approaches, this paper provides new evidence about the leading macroeconomic determinants and dynamics of financial deepening in the CEMAC sub-region. For this purpose, we have undertaken consecutively a theoretical model building, an explanatory analysis and an empirical estimation of a micro...
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La présente étude a pour but d'effectuer une évaluation économétrique des facteurs microéconomiques responsables du problème de financement externe des PME au Cameroun. A l'aide d'un modèle logit multinomial l'on a estimé la variable «Principale source de financement» sur la base des données d'enquête auprès des acteurs du financement portant sur u...
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This paper aims to assess qualitatively and quantitatively the level of resilience of the financial sector in the CEMAC sub-region to macroeconomic shocks and highlight the financial policies that could be implemented. For this purpose, a descriptive analysis of the CEMAC sub-region banking sector, followed by a panel-based econometrics study has b...
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This paper qualitatively and quantitatively assesses the degree of resilience in the financial intermediary sector of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central African States (CEMAC) to macroeconomic shocks and discusses the relevant policy implications. Using GMM and a battery of estimations techniques, the panel-based investigations broadly...
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Mutual health organizations and the health status of populations in Cameroon : a survey conducted in the center region to estimate the effect of accession to the mutual on health status reported In Cameroon, the main socio-health indicators suggest that the health of populations is relatively poor, especially for the low income households. To cope...
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Contexte: Dans le contexte global des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (dont deux traitent de la santé maternelle et infantile), la question de la santé des femmes en général et des mères en particulier est un élément important dans la lutte contre la pauvreté. Bienque les institutions internationales qui s’occupent de cette question r...
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Earlier studies on the impact of education on earnings highlighted a declining pattern of the private returns in developing countries. However, recent research has argued that failing to account for the segmented structure of the labour market could be misleading. This study aims to estimate private returns to education in Cameroon, focusing on how...
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Institutional reforms implemented since the beginning of the Nineties resulted in a substantial increase in Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) inflow into Sub-Saharan Africa. The present study uses data on 32 countries to evaluate the impact of FDI on economic growth through panel data regressions for the period 1988-2008. The study captures the inci...
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How can we account for the actual state of capacity building in Africa? This paper attempts to respond to this question, building on the existing literature and statistical data available both within and outside the continent. Using the arguments put forward by different national and international institutions around the world, it is possible to tr...
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This paper evaluates and analyzes the effects of labor contracts on shirking in Cameroonian firms. This study uses the survey data collected in 2006 in Cameroonian manufacturing firms having more than 15 employees. Data processing produced a sample of 65 companies and 1809 employees. In addition to permanent or temporary distinctions, we considered...
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"L'entreprise au Cameroun" est un ouvrage issu des "Journées de l'Entreprise" organisées du 24 au 30 mai 2008 par le Groupement Interpatronal du Cameroun (GICAM), avec pour objectif principal de réhabiliter l''Entreprise et de la mettre au cœur du débat. Les experts se sont pencher sur l''entreprise, pour diagnostiquer ses problèmes, dégager des pi...
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Many studies report empirical relationship either between fertility and labour supply or, between health and labour market outcomes. In this paper, an extension of these ideas involves explicitly considering how fertility and health affect each other, and how they interrelate with labour force participation. A unifying framework is provided and a s...
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The purpose of this article is to evaluate the importance of wages differentials between migrants and non migrants and determine what account for it among habitants of Yaoundé and Douala, two cosmopolite cities of Cameroon. We use data derived from the Employment and Informal Sector Survey implemented by the National Institute of Statistics in 2005...
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Many studies report empirical relationship either between fertility and labour supply or, between health and labour market outcomes. In this paper, an extension of these ideas involves explicitly considering how fertility and health affect each other, and how they interrelate with labour force participation. A unifying framework is provided and a s...
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Les auteurs de cet article documentent et anlysent les processus monétaires et financiers internationaux. Ils insistent sur la prise en compte des acteurs et sur leurs influences.
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Since the 1950s, export credits have been an important source of finance in most African countries, where they allow more to be invested with less sacrifice of current consumption. This paper provides a framework for comprehensively measuring indebtedness and gives, therefore, a basis for setting objective principles for debt reduction measures. Th...
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Although child labour is a phenomenon widely studied around the world, there are few papers that tackle the problem in Cameroon. The objective of this paper is to fill the gap by questioning the subject in Yaoundé, the capital city. But child labour phenomenon is analysed here from a questionnaire that has two distinctive features: (i) the question...
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Many studies report empirical relationship either between fertility and labour supply or, between health and labour market outcomes. In this paper, an extension of these ideas involves explicitly considering how fertility and health affect each other, and how they interrelate with labour force participation. A unifying framework is provided and a s...
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RESUME L'objectif de cet article est de proposer une analyse juste de la trajectoire contemporaine des exportations au Cameroun, afin de poser les termes de références devant fonder leur dynamisation urgente, condition de l'arrimage du pays à la modernité économique. Après avoir revisité le comportement des exportations ainsi que ses principales te...
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The general objective of this paper is to compare the union wage differential estimated from a single equation model with that obtained from a simultaneous equations model incorporating wage determination and union membership. Overall, the results conform with those of Lewis (1986) in validating the single equation modelling procedure. The data bas...

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