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Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne »

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2013

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484374443.087

ISBN: 9781484374443

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Sizeable natural resource endowments and potentially large financial inflows from their extraction provide an unparalleled opportunity for economic growth and development in a growing number of sub-Saharan African...

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...

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: 28 June 2010

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475507379.087

ISBN: 9781475507379

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic models, Government expenditures, Civil service, Labor markets, Public investment, Wage policy, wage, labor demand, unemployment

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...

From Crisis to Convergence
			: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597225.087

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

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...

Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa
			: Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341240.087

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

This Departmental Paper takes stock of Senegal's achievements in the past few years under IMF-supported programs and identifies key reform pillars for the future. IMF staff analyses Senegal's new development strate...

Mozambique Rising
			: Building a New Tomorrow

Mozambique Rising : Building a New Tomorrow »

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Doris Ross , Victor Lledo , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , Yuan Xiao , Iyabo Masha , Alun Thomas , and Keiichiro Inui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475565102.087

ISBN: 9781475565102

Keywords: Demographic transition, Economic growth, Dutch disease, Agricultural sector, Employment, Economic policy, Job creation, Natural resources, Natural gas, Mozambique

This publication highlights Mozambique's remarkably strong growth over the two decades since the end of the civil war in 1992, as well as the major challenges that remain for the country to rise out of poverty and...

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...

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region
			: Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region : Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks »

Volume/Issue: 2019/7

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Maximilien Queyranne , Wendell Daal , and Katja Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307062.087

ISBN: 9781498307062

Keywords: Public-private partnership, Caribbean, Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC), Fiscal risk, Financial management information systems, National income, Financial statistics, Public investments, Real sector, PPPs

To provide policymakers in the Caribbean with a governance framework for improving infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while limiting their fiscal costs and risks for the government. And to s...

Sustaining more Inclusive Growth in the Republic of Congo

Sustaining more Inclusive Growth in the Republic of Congo »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Adrian Alter , Matteo Ghilardi , Rodolfo Maino , Cameron McLoughlin , and Maximilien Queyranne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317702.087

ISBN: 9781498317702

Keywords: Sustainable development, Congo, Republic of, Inclusive growth, Oil revenues, Nonoil sector, Public investment, Natural resources, Debt sustainability, Poverty and inequality, Fiscal policy

The Republic of Congo has seen dramatic improvement in its debt situation since 2010, following debt relief through the IMF and World Bank Heavily Indebted Poor Countries/Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative. Large...