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Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries

Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2009/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873023.001

ISBN: 9781451873023

Keywords: Growth spillovers, financial linkages, panel estimate, world growth, gdp growth,

This paper investigates the impact of a global slowdown on individual African countries using a series of dynamic panel regressions for countries in the region, relating real growth in domestic output to world grow...

Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries1

Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries1 »

Source: Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873023

Keywords: Growth spillovers, financial linkages, panel estimate, world growth, gdp growth,

This paper investigates the impact of a global slowdown on individual African countries using a series of dynamic panel regressions for countries in the region, relating real growth in domestic output to world grow...

Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Source: Global Relative Poverty

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872408.001

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Table A1. Subgroups of Countries Oil-Producing Cou...

CHAPTER 6. Conclusion

CHAPTER 6. Conclusion »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Improvements in macroeconomic policies contributed strongly to the recovery of the fastest-growing economies of the 1990s and were strongest for countries with on-track IMF-supported programs. More favorable...

CHAPTER 2. Explaining Differences in Growth Performance

CHAPTER 2. Explaining Differences in Growth Performance »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

A. Understanding the Post-1995 Improvement in Growth The stylized facts of growth during 1960–2003 are sobering. For the region as a whole, real GDP grew at an average rate of 3.7 pe...

CHAPTER 3. Growth Accelerations

CHAPTER 3. Growth Accelerations »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Very large and sustained increases in growth rates are necessary if sub-Saharan Africa is to have a realistic prospect of halving income poverty by the year 2015. To meet the poverty Millennium Development G...

CHAPTER 1. Introduction

CHAPTER 1. Introduction »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Are improvements in growth in sub-Saharan Africa since the mid-1990s sustainable? What types of growth strategies contribute the most to reducing poverty? This paper examines these questions in four stages....

CHAPTER 4. Policies, Institutions, and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

CHAPTER 4. Policies, Institutions, and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Some additional examination is warranted of selected policies that the growth acceleration analysis could not probe deeply. Although many countries’ fiscal policies have improved, they still face major chall...