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2. Building Resilience in Fragile States in Sub-Saharan Africa

2. Building Resilience in Fragile States in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction Fragile states—states in which the government is unable to reliably deliver basic public services to the population—face severe and entrenched obstacles to economic and...

Burundi

Burundi »

Source: Burundi : 2010 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 2010/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208357

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Announcements, Article IV consultation reports, Bank reforms, Burundi, Bank supervision, Economic growth, Political economy, Performance criteria modifications, Public information

The global financial crisis has slowed the Burundian economy and a significant decline in inflation. Against the background of the East African Community (EAC) integration, the Article IV Consultation discussions f...

Burundi: Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 2010

Burundi: Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 2010 »

Source: Burundi : 2010 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 2010/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208357

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Announcements, Article IV consultation reports, Bank reforms, Burundi, Bank supervision, Economic growth, Political economy, Performance criteria modifications, Public information

The global financial crisis has slowed the Burundian economy and a significant decline in inflation. Against the background of the East African Community (EAC) integration, the Article IV Consultation discussions f...

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Burundi : 2010 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 2010/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208357

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Announcements, Article IV consultation reports, Bank reforms, Burundi, Bank supervision, Economic growth, Political economy, Performance criteria modifications, Public information

The global financial crisis has slowed the Burundian economy and a significant decline in inflation. Against the background of the East African Community (EAC) integration, the Article IV Consultation discussions f...

3. Channels of Spillovers to Neighboring Countries

3. Channels of Spillovers to Neighboring Countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

Trade and remittances are the main channels of outward spillovers from Russia on neighboring countries (see Figure 1). Trade channel is particularly prominent in CIS and Baltic countries, given...

Chapter 4. Bolstering Financial Stability and Development

Chapter 4. Bolstering Financial Stability and Development »

Source: Toward New Horizons : Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Daniela Gressani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484311462

Keywords: Civil service, Exchange rate regimes, Financial systems, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Islamic banking

Financial systems in the ACTs could gain significantly from reforms that foster financial stability and development. Although banks are sizeable, competition remains limited, with significant state ownership...

CHAPTER 2. COUNTRY AND REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES

CHAPTER 2. COUNTRY AND REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2008 : Financial Stress, Downturns, and Recoveries

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067585

Keywords: inflation, current account, fiscal policy, monetary policy, commodity prices

United States and Canada: Prognosis for the Downturn The United States has been at the center of the intensifying global financial storm discussed in Chapter 1, and the economy is no...

Chapter 5. Debt Sustainability in the WAEMU16

Chapter 5. Debt Sustainability in the WAEMU16 »

Source: Responding to Shocks and Maintaining Stability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Christina Kolerus , Aleksandra Zdzienicka , Ermal Hitaj , and Douglas Shapiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484341186

Keywords: External shocks, Cross country analysis, Business cycles, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stability, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West Africa, monetary union, debt sustainability

Thanks to debt relief, all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries now have public debt—to-GDP ratios way below 70 percent, the ceiling set by the...

CHAPTER 6. DIVERGENCE OF CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCES ACROSS EMERGING ECONOMIES

CHAPTER 6. DIVERGENCE OF CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCES ACROSS EMERGING ECONOMIES »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2008 : Financial Stress, Downturns, and Recoveries

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067585

Keywords: inflation, current account, fiscal policy, monetary policy, commodity prices

The pattern of current account balances across emerging economies has become much more diverse in recent years than during the early 1990s, particularly between emerging Asia and Europe. 1...

Chapter 4. External Stability Assessment13

Chapter 4. External Stability Assessment13 »

Source: Responding to Shocks and Maintaining Stability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Christina Kolerus , Aleksandra Zdzienicka , Ermal Hitaj , and Douglas Shapiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484341186

Keywords: External shocks, Cross country analysis, Business cycles, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stability, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West Africa, monetary union, debt sustainability

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) current account deficit has hovered around 5percent of GDP during the last decade and has been financed mainly by aid and foreign direct inve...