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Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin »

Volume: 10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455266364.087

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff between expendi...

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin
			: A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin : A Macro-Fiscal Analysis »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Larry Cui , Christine Dieterich , Nicolas End , Matteo Ghilardi , Alexander Raabe , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513571478.087

ISBN: 9781513571478

Keywords: Tax revenue, Expenditure efficiency, Macro-fiscal analysis, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Benin, tax, revenue, debt, spending

This paper conducts a systematic growth and fiscal analysis to determine: (1) the growth potential of Benin's ambitious scaling-up of investment, and (2) how the government can generate the necessary fiscal space n...

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin
			: A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin : A Macro-Fiscal Analysis »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Larry Cui , Christine Dieterich , Nicolas End , Matteo Ghilardi , Alexander Raabe , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2016

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513578231.087

ISBN: 9781513578231

Keywords: Public investment, Benin, Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Expenditure efficiency, Macro-fiscal analysis, tax, revenue, debt, spending

This paper conducts a systematic growth and fiscal analysis to determine: (1) the growth potential of Benin's ambitious scaling-up of investment, and (2) how the government can generate the necessary fiscal space n...

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin »

Source: Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff between expendi...

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Back Matter »

Source: Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff between expendi...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

1. Growth Performance and Constraints

1. Growth Performance and Constraints »

Source: Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin : A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Larry Cui , Christine Dieterich , Nicolas End , Matteo Ghilardi , Alexander Raabe , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513571478

Keywords: Tax revenue, Expenditure efficiency, Macro-fiscal analysis, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Benin, tax, revenue, debt, spending

Benin has made strong recent progress in accelerating growth while maintaining macroeconomic stability. Benin’s per capita GDP growth lagged behind the sub-Saharan A...

IMF Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Benin

IMF Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Benin »

Source: Benin : 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modifications of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2017/1

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336533

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Benin

Upon assuming office in April 2016, the new government moved swiftly to address the deteriorating fiscal situation compounded by spillovers from Nigeria and requested Fund support under the Extended Credit Facility...