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6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries

6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Socioeconomic conditions in African countries deteriorated sharply during the 1980s, a decade that is widely regarded as Africa’s “lost decade” of development opportunities. Available empirical evidence show...

Bankruptcy Procedures for Sovereigns: A History of Ideas, 1976-2001

Bankruptcy Procedures for Sovereigns: A History of Ideas, 1976-2001 »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 49, No. 3

Volume: 49

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061224

Keywords: money demand, banking crises, exchange rate, interest rates, international monetary fund

This paper empirically investigates the monetary impact of banking crises in Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and Uruguay during 1975-98. Cointegration analysis and error correction modeling are us...

7 Capital Flight and External Debt in Nigeria

7 Capital Flight and External Debt in Nigeria »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Over the last few years, many heavily indebted countries have experienced heavy capital outflows or capital flight, and capital flight has become an important topic for detailed study in some of these countr...

9 Capital Flight from Tanzania

9 Capital Flight from Tanzania »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

This chapter focuses on the measurement and determination of capital flight from Tanzania. Capital flight has been regarded as a major reason for the mounting foreign debt problems and inhibition of developm...

8 Capital Flight from Uganda, 1971–94: Estimates, Causes, and Consequences

8 Capital Flight from Uganda, 1971–94: Estimates, Causes, and Consequences »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

One of the major characteristics of the economic crisis in Africa in the past two decades is external disequilibrium, manifested in persistent current account deficits in virtually all sub-Saharan African ec...

10 Capital Flight in Kenya

10 Capital Flight in Kenya »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

The withholding of quick-disbursing aid by donors in November 1991 contributed to one of the worst episodes of balance of payments crisis in Kenya’s history. The crisis brought to the fore the debate on capi...

Centripetal Forces in China’s Economic Takeoff

Centripetal Forces in China’s Economic Takeoff »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 49, No. 3

Volume: 49

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061224

Keywords: money demand, banking crises, exchange rate, interest rates, international monetary fund

This paper empirically investigates the monetary impact of banking crises in Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and Uruguay during 1975-98. Cointegration analysis and error correction modeling are us...

Contractionary Devaluation in Developing Countries

Contractionary Devaluation in Developing Countries »

Source: Contractionary Devaluation in Developing Countries : An Analytic Overview

Volume/Issue: 1988/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 1988

ISBN: 9781451970524

Keywords: imported inputs, aggregate demand, nominal interest rate, terms of trade, relative price

This paper evaluates the growing literature on whether devaluation has contractionary effects on output in developing countries. It explores the nature of the links between the exchange rate and real output within...

Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya1

Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya1 »

Source: Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya

Volume/Issue: 2019/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Benedict Clements , Niko Hobdari , and Rafel Moyà Porcel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313957

Keywords: Bank rates, Interest rates on loans, Mortgages, Interest rate ceilings, Bank credit, Lending rate cap, deposit rate floor, monetary policy, lend rate, small bank

This paper reviews the impact of interest rate controls in Kenya, introduced in September 2016. The intent of the controls was to reduce the cost of borrowing, expand access to credit, and increase the return on sa...

External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757913.071

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Mounting external debt and large-scale capital flight have been at the forefront of Africa's economic problems since the 1980s. External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by S. Ibi Ajayi and Moh...