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The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina , Andrew Jonelis , and Mehmet Cangul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305942

Keywords: Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo

The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and indicator variable....

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...

A Macro Model of the Credit Channel in a Currency Union Member

A Macro Model of the Credit Channel in a Currency Union Member »

Source: A Macro Model of the Credit Channel in a Currency Union Member : The Case of Benin

Volume/Issue: 2010/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Issouf Samaké

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202256

Keywords: Benin; Credit channel, government bonds, general equilibrium, stochastic simulation, bonds, reserve requirement, monetary policy, central bank, Simulation Methods, Macroeconomics: Production

This paper applies and extends a theoretical model built by Agénor and Montiel (2007) by exploring the effectiveness of government bonds and monetary policy in a small, open, credit-based economy with a fixed excha...

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

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

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

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...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

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...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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: 04 February 2016

Language: French

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...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

3. Ménager un espace budgétaire pour une augmentation réussie des investissements publics

3. Ménager un espace budgétaire pour une augmentation réussie des investissements publics »

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: 04 February 2016

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513578231

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

Pour générer le financement d’une augmentation des investissements publics tout en préservant la stabilité macroéconomique, le Bénin doit élargir sa marge de manœuvre budgétaire. L’analyse DSGE...

Overview

Overview »

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 deepened macroeconomic stability and accelerated growth in recent years, but even higher, broader-based, and more sustainable growth is essential to substantially reduce p...

1. Performance et obstacles à la croissance

1. Performance et obstacles à la croissance »

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: 04 February 2016

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513578231

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

Le Bénin a récemment fait de solides progrès pour accélérer la croissance, tout en préservant la stabilité macroéconomique. Même si la croissance du PIB par habitant du Bénin a accusé un retard...