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14 Introduction to Part III

14 Introduction to Part III »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

In Part III we present various applications of quantitative dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models to SSA countries. Unlike the previous chapters, which provided broad guidance, the emphasis here is o...

IV Development of Monetary Instruments and Financial Markets

IV Development of Monetary Instruments and Financial Markets »

Source: Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jean-Pierre Briffaut , George Iden , Peter Hayward , Tonny Lybek , Hassanali Mehran , Piero Ugolini , and Stephen Swaray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781557757586

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, monetary policy, payments

In the early stages of economic development, central banks typically rely on direct instruments of monetary policy, notably credit controls and controls on interest rates. With these instruments, they attemp...

IV Ghana

IV Ghana »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

Ghana’s economy has performed well in recent years compared with its regional peers. Per capita GDP growth averaged 1.6 percent annually in the 1990s. After a period of economic volatility around the turn of...

IV. La crise de l’électricité en Afrique: explication des paradoxes

IV. La crise de l’électricité en Afrique: explication des paradoxes »

Source: Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2008 : Afrique subsaharienne

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2008

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589067127

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, monetary policy, capital inflows, exchange rate regime, capital flows, electricity, bonds, monetary fund, inflation targeting

Le secteur africain de l’électricité dans une perspective internationale L’Afrique subsaharienne se heurte à des problèmes d’infrastructure considérables, dont les plus graves sont p...

IX Overall Assessment

IX Overall Assessment »

Source: Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jean-Pierre Briffaut , George Iden , Peter Hayward , Tonny Lybek , Hassanali Mehran , Piero Ugolini , and Stephen Swaray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781557757586

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, monetary policy, payments

Since the mid-1980s but more so since the turn of this decade, sub-Saharan African countries have made more progress reforming their financial systems than they did for the first 20 years of independence. In...

Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis Update

Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis Update »

Source: Uganda : Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Waiver of Assessment Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda.

Volume/Issue: 2011/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922658

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy, external debt, government securities

Economic growth has recovered, but higher food and fuel prices have sparked a sharp rise in inflation. Monetary policy has been tightened to contain core inflation and effects of the food and fuel price shocks. The...

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid
			: Lessons from Recent Experience

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065918.084

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This study analyzes key issues associated with large increases in aid, including absorptive capacity, Dutch disease, and inflation. The authors develop a framework that emphasizes the different roles of monetary an...

Maintenir la croissance

Maintenir la croissance »

Source: Perspectives économiques Régionales : Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2011

Language: French

ISBN: 9781616351267

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regimes, exporting countries, surveys, household consumption, oil-importing countries, importing countries, fixed exchange rate regimes, floating exchange rate

Introduction Et Résumé Tout porte à croire que l’année en cours sera, elle aussi, une année encourageante pour la plupart des économies d’Afrique subsaharienne. Sous...

13 Modelling Sterilized Interventions and Balance Sheet Effects of Monetary Policy in a New Keynesian Framework

13 Modelling Sterilized Interventions and Balance Sheet Effects of Monetary Policy in a New Keynesian Framework »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction Monetary policy is defined by the objectives, targets, and instruments that both guide and characterize the behaviour of central banks. 1...

Monetary Policy in a Developing Country

Monetary Policy in a Developing Country »

Source: Monetary Policy in a Developing Country : Loan Applications and Real Effects

Volume/Issue: 2015/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Abuka , Ronnie Alinda , Camelia Minoiu , José-Luis Peydró , and Andrea Presbitero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513529813

Keywords: Monetary policy transmission, Bank lending channel, Bank balance sheet channel, Developing countries, bank, banks, credit, lending, interest, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

The transmission of monetary policy to credit aggregates and the real economy can be impaired by weaknesses in the contracting environment, shallow financial markets, and a concentrated banking system. We empirical...