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Budgetary Convergence in the WEAMU

Budgetary Convergence in the WEAMU »

Source: Budgetary Convergence in the WEAMU : Adjustment Through Revenue or Expenditure?

Volume/Issue: 2000/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nachega , and Ousmane Dore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451853209

Keywords: Convergence, Granger causality, Co-integration, Error-correction, expenditure, expenditures, public debt, budget deficit

A regional convergence pact adopted recently by the Conference of Heads of States of WAEMU provides a framework for fiscal convergence similar to the European Union’s Maastricht Treaty. Using bivariate co-in...

Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures? »

Source: Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

Volume/Issue: 2006/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864403

Keywords: social expenditures, expenditures, debt-service, budget balance, expenditure, International Lending and Debt Problems, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education,

This paper evaluates whether debt relief and grants can boost social expenditures in lowincome countries. It finds that declines in debt-service help raise social expenditures, but no relationship between grants an...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts »

Source: Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475569339

Keywords: System of National Accounts, chain linking, volume measures, fixed base year

There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/92

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484368688

Keywords: public debt, debt sustainability, current account, domestic debt, government debt

Military coups that occurred in Guinea-Bissau and Mali caused economic disruption in the WAEMU countries. Regional policies have been in line with the recommendations, and growth is expected to remain robust, risks...

Niger
			: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Niger : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Volume/Issue: 2011/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927929.002

ISBN: 9781463927929

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, public expenditure, tax revenue, public finance

IMF engagement with Niger since 2005 has remained constructive. IMF-supported programs have contributed to the authorities' goals of macroeconomic stability, growth, and human development progress. Development of N...

Niger
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828689.002

ISBN: 9781451828689

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, public expenditure, mtef, fiscal expenditure

This paper reviews Niger's Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) Paper Progress Report. After more than two years of implementation, the PRS has truly become established as the overall framework for the various sectoral...

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
			: Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2013/92

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484368688.002

ISBN: 9781484368688

Keywords: public debt, debt sustainability, current account, domestic debt, government debt

Military coups that occurred in Guinea-Bissau and Mali caused economic disruption in the WAEMU countries. Regional policies have been in line with the recommendations, and growth is expected to remain robust, risks...

Budgetary Convergence in the WEAMU
			: Adjustment Through Revenue or Expenditure?

Budgetary Convergence in the WEAMU : Adjustment Through Revenue or Expenditure? »

Volume/Issue: 2000/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nachega , and Ousmane Dore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853209.001

ISBN: 9781451853209

Keywords: Convergence, Granger causality, Co-integration, Error-correction, expenditure, expenditures, public debt, budget deficit

A regional convergence pact adopted recently by the Conference of Heads of States of WAEMU provides a framework for fiscal convergence similar to the European Union’s Maastricht Treaty. Using bivariate co-in...

Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864403.001

ISBN: 9781451864403

Keywords: social expenditures, expenditures, debt-service, budget balance, expenditure, International Lending and Debt Problems, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education,

This paper evaluates whether debt relief and grants can boost social expenditures in lowincome countries. It finds that declines in debt-service help raise social expenditures, but no relationship between grants an...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts
			: Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475569339.001

ISBN: 9781475569339

Keywords: System of National Accounts, chain linking, volume measures, fixed base year

There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...