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Surging Investment and Declining Aid: Evaluating Debt Sustainability in Rwanda

Surging Investment and Declining Aid: Evaluating Debt Sustainability in Rwanda »

Source: Surging Investment and Declining Aid : Evaluating Debt Sustainability in Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2014/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Clark JR , and Birgir Arnason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475519143

Keywords: Growth, budget constraint, financial management, public investment spending, International Lending and Debt Problems, Institutions and Growth,

Rwanda is a unique case among its Sub-Saharan African peers in that it has already undergone a large scaling-up of public investment. The Rwandan government has made clear its desire to lower its reliance on foreig...

Striking an Appropriate Balance Among  Public Investment, Growth, and Debt Sustainability in Cape Verde

Striking an Appropriate Balance Among Public Investment, Growth, and Debt Sustainability in Cape Verde »

Source: Striking an Appropriate Balance Among Public Investment, Growth, and Debt Sustainability in Cape Verde

Volume/Issue: 2012/280

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yibin Mu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475537819

Keywords: commercial borrowing, domestic debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Institutions and Growth,

Despite relatively fast economic growth over the past few years, Cape Verde's public debt to GDP ratio has risenrapidly. Achieving an appropriate balance among public investment, growth, and debt sustainability has...

Financial Deepening, Inequality, and Growth

Financial Deepening, Inequality, and Growth »

Source: Financial Deepening, Inequality, and Growth : A Model-Based Quantitative Evaluation

Volume/Issue: 2003/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Townsend , and Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859836

Keywords: Financial deepening, inequality, growth, transitional dynamics, growth rate, equation, gdp growth, law of large numbers, gdp growth rate, Model Evaluation and Selection

We propose a coherent unified approach to the study of the linkages among economic growth, financial structure, and inequality, bringing together disparate theoretical and empirical literature. That is, we show how...

Efficient Energy Investment and Fiscal Adjustment in Senegal

Efficient Energy Investment and Fiscal Adjustment in Senegal »

Source: Efficient Energy Investment and Fiscal Adjustment in Senegal

Volume/Issue: 2014/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Salifou Issoufou , Edward Buffie , Mouhamadou Bamba Diop , and Kalidou Thiaw

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475527728

Keywords: Energy Reform, Growth, Infrastructure, fiscal deficit, fiscal adjustment, budget constraint, International Lending and Debt Problems, Institutions and Growth, Infrastructures, Infrastructure.,

Senegal's fiscal deficit and public debt have been on the rise in recent years owing partly to an ailing and inefficient oil-based energy sector. In this paper we use a two-sector, open-economy, dynamic general equ...

Macroeconomic Challenges of Structural Transformation

Macroeconomic Challenges of Structural Transformation »

Source: Macroeconomic Challenges of Structural Transformation : Public Investment, Growth and Debt Sustainability in Sierra Leone

Volume/Issue: 2015/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lacina Balma , and Mthuli Ncube

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513599038

Keywords: Structural Transformation, Growth, Debt Sustainability, investment, debt, external commercial borrowing, International Lending and Debt Problems, Institutions and Growth, Debt Sustainability.,

This paper analyzes the link between public investment, economic growth and debt sustainability in Sierra Leone using an inter-temporal macroeconomic model. In the model, public capital improves the productive capa...

India

India »

Source: India : Defining and Explaining Inclusive Growth and Poverty Reduction

Volume/Issue: 2014/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Volodymyr Tulin , and Naresh Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484354230

Keywords: state level growth, inequality, consumption growth, social mobility, social spending, Institutions and Growth, Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution,

We document the evolution of poverty and inequality across Indian states during the recent period of rapid growth (2004-09), and examine the role of growth and distribution in reducing poverty. Robust economic grow...

Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy

Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy »

Source: Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy

Volume/Issue: 2012/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adil Mohommad , Anoop Singh , and Sonali Jain-Chandra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937089

Keywords: institutions, law, property rights, regulatory burden, institutional development, income tax rate, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Worldwide protests against the perceived lack of economic opportunity and failure of governance have refocused attention on the need for inclusive growth and strong institutions. In developing countries, large info...

Commodity Prices and Inflation in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Commodity Prices and Inflation in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia »

Source: Commodity Prices and Inflation in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2010/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201181

Keywords: money supply, aggregate demand, money growth, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Inflation followed a strikingly uniform pattern in all countries of the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia during the period 1996-2009, falling until about 2000 and then rising. International fuel prices d...

Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth*

Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth* »

Source: Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2015/272

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Edward Buffie , Catherine Pattillo , Rafael Portillo , Andrea Presbitero , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513589978

Keywords: Public investment, Growth, Efficiency, Low-Income Countries, capital, investment, production, Infrastructures, General, Institutions and Growth

We reconsider the macroeconomic implications of public investment efficiency, defined as the ratio between the actual increment to public capital and the amount spent. We show that, in a simple and standard model,...

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters »

Source: Natural Disasters : Mitigating Impact, Managing Risks

Volume/Issue: 2012/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Boileau Loko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475512717

Keywords: natural disasters, self-insurance, contingent financing, buffers, disaster, disasters, natural disaster, earthquake, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Environment and Growth,

This paper reviews the literature on the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters and presents the IMF's role in assisting countries coping with natural catastrophes. Focusing on seven country cases, the paper des...