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Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya1

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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...

Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313957.001

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...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484354872.001

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation and Establishes Performance Criteria for the Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Kenya

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation and Establishes Performance Criteria for the Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Kenya »

Source: Kenya : Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Establishment of Performance Criteria for the Second Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2018/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381311

Keywords: Kenya, Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya has enjoyed strong growth in recent years and external imbalances have narrowed, strengthening resilience to shocks. The business environment continues to improve, supporting private investment. However, a se...

Kenya
			: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Establishment of Performance Criteria for the Second Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement

Kenya : Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Establishment of Performance Criteria for the Second Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2018/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381311.002

ISBN: 9781484381311

Keywords: Kenya, Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya has enjoyed strong growth in recent years and external imbalances have narrowed, strengthening resilience to shocks. The business environment continues to improve, supporting private investment. However, a se...

Kenya
			: Selected Issues

Kenya : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381342.002

ISBN: 9781484381342

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya

Selected Issues...

Kenya: 2018 Article IV Consultation and Establishment of Performance Criteria for the Second Review Under the Stand—by Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya

Kenya: 2018 Article IV Consultation and Establishment of Performance Criteria for the Second Review Under the Stand—by Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya »

Source: Kenya : Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Establishment of Performance Criteria for the Second Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2018/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381311

Keywords: Kenya, Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya has enjoyed strong growth in recent years and external imbalances have narrowed, strengthening resilience to shocks. The business environment continues to improve, supporting private investment. However, a se...

Kenya: Selected Issues

Kenya: Selected Issues »

Source: Kenya : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381342

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya

Selected Issues...

Kenya: Selected Issues

Kenya: Selected Issues »

Source: Kenya : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381342

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya

Selected Issues...