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Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa
			: A Checklist for Practitioners

Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa : A Checklist for Practitioners »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Robert Powell , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065055.058

ISBN: 9781589065055

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign aid, central bank

Over the next decade, African countries are expected to be the largest beneficiaries of increased donor aid, which is intended to improve their prospects for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This handboo...

Les défis macroéconomiques de l'expansion de l'aide à l'Afrique
			: Repères à l'intention des praticiens

Les défis macroéconomiques de l'expansion de l'aide à l'Afrique : Repères à l'intention des praticiens »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Robert Powell , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065727.058

ISBN: 9781589065727

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign aid, central bank, debt sustainability, exchange rate appreciation, external debt, exchange rates, debt relief

Over the next decade, African countries are expected to be the largest beneficiaries of increased donor aid, which is intended to improve their prospects of achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This handbook...

Development Aid and Economic Growth

Development Aid and Economic Growth »

Source: Development Aid and Economic Growth : A Positive Long-Run Relation

Volume/Issue: 2009/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjay Reddy , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872651

Keywords: foreign aid, aid effectiveness, aid allocation, aid flows, terms of trade,

We analyze the growth impact of official development assistance to developing countries. Our approach is different from that of previous studies in two major ways. First, we disentangle the effects of two kinds of...

Donor Competition for Aid Impact, and Aid Fragmentation

Donor Competition for Aid Impact, and Aid Fragmentation »

Source: Donor Competition for Aid Impact, and Aid Fragmentation

Volume/Issue: 2012/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kurt Annen , and Luc Moers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505542

Keywords: Aid Effectiveness, Aid Fragmentation, Donor Competition, Donor Coordination, humanitarian aid, aid coordination, foreign investment, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making: General,

This paper shows that donors that maximize relative aid impact spread their budgets across many recipient countries in a unique Nash equilibrium, explaining aid fragmentation. This equilibrium may be inefficient ev...

Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid

Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid »

Source: Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid : New Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2010/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Camelia Minoiu , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209408

Keywords: foreign aid, bilateral donors, business cycle, macroeconomic shocks, aid flows, bilateral aid, development aid, dynamic effects, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

We examine the cyclical properties of development aid using bilateral data for 22 donors and over 100 recipients during 1970?2005. We find that bilateral aid flows are on average procyclical with respect to busines...

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid »

Source: Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Volume/Issue: 2007/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Isabell Adenauer , Kevin Fletcher , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , and Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867862

Keywords: Foreign aid, expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

This paper discusses the role of fiscal policy and fiscal institutions in managing scaled-up aid. In an environment of volatile scaled-up aid, fiscal policy formulation should be anchored in medium-term frameworks,...

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : The Gleneagles Initiative for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2009/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , and Issouf Samaké

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872620

Keywords: Scaling Up, monetary fund, central bank, inflation, foreign aid,

This paper assesses the macroeconomic implications of scaling up aid for Benin in line with the Gleneagles commitment to double aid to poor countries over the next three years to reach $85 per capita by 2010 and ke...

Nepal: Background Paper

Nepal: Background Paper »

Source: Nepal : Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 1995/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451829846

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, domestic borrowing, foreign aid, current account balance

This Background Paper on Nepal highlights that during 1993/94, overall economic performance was generally favorable. Real GDP grew by nearly 7 percent, largely owing to the good monsoon that helped boost agricultur...

Nepal: Background Paper

Nepal: Background Paper »

Source: Nepal : Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 1995/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451829846

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, domestic borrowing, foreign aid, current account balance

This Background Paper on Nepal highlights that during 1993/94, overall economic performance was generally favorable. Real GDP grew by nearly 7 percent, largely owing to the good monsoon that helped boost agricultur...

Nepal: Background Paper

Nepal: Background Paper »

Source: Nepal : Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 1995/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451829846

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, domestic borrowing, foreign aid, current account balance

This Background Paper on Nepal highlights that during 1993/94, overall economic performance was generally favorable. Real GDP grew by nearly 7 percent, largely owing to the good monsoon that helped boost agricultur...