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Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314203.001

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...

Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community
			: An Empirical Investigation

Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community : An Empirical Investigation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , S. V. S. Dixit , and Gabor Pinter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475530575.001

ISBN: 9781475530575

Keywords: reserve money, policy rate, vector autoregressions, inflation, monetary transmission, central bank, monetary policy framework, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Do changes in monetary policy affect inflation and output in the East African Community (EAC)? We find that (i) Monetary Transmission Mechanism (MTM) tends to be generally weak when using standard statistical infer...

Surging Investment and Declining Aid
			: Evaluating Debt Sustainability in Rwanda

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475519143.001

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...

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics
			: A Narrative Approach

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics : A Narrative Approach »

Volume/Issue: 2013/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Luisa Charry , Rafael Portillo , and Jan Vlcek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398135.001

ISBN: 9781484398135

Keywords: Monetary Transmission Mechanisms, monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary transmission, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

Many central banks in low-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are modernising their monetary policy frameworks. Standard statistical procedures have had limited success in identifying the channels of monetary tr...

1. Introduction

1. Introduction »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The cyclical behavior of fiscal policy affects sub-Saharan African countries because many of them depend on commodity exports or have been gaining access to international capital markets in recent years, and...

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...

Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community

Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community »

Source: Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 2013/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , S. V. S. Dixit , and Gabor Pinter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475530575

Keywords: reserve money, policy rate, vector autoregressions, inflation, monetary transmission, central bank, monetary policy framework, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Do changes in monetary policy affect inflation and output in the East African Community (EAC)? We find that (i) Monetary Transmission Mechanism (MTM) tends to be generally weak when using standard statistical infer...

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics »

Source: The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics : A Narrative Approach

Volume/Issue: 2013/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Luisa Charry , Rafael Portillo , and Jan Vlcek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484398135

Keywords: Monetary Transmission Mechanisms, monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary transmission, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

Many central banks in low-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are modernising their monetary policy frameworks. Standard statistical procedures have had limited success in identifying the channels of monetary tr...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degr...

Overview

Overview »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

The East African Community (EAC) aims to deepen cooperation among its member states in the political, economic, and social domains. The EAC was formally established by Kenya, Tanzania, and Ugand...