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20 A Structural Analysis of the Determinants of Inflation in the CEMAC Region

20 A Structural Analysis of the Determinants of Inflation in the CEMAC Region »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter 1 we aim to identify the main determinants of inflation in the Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centra...

16 Do Money Targets Matter for Monetary Policy in Kenya?

16 Do Money Targets Matter for Monetary Policy in Kenya? »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In the preceding chapter, we presented a semi-structural New Keynesian open economy model for low-income countries, and applied it to Kenya. We found that the model co...

4 Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

4 Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter we provide (i) an overview of some of the structural features of the economies of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and (ii) a systematic characterization of ec...

Human Capital Accumulation and Public Sector Growth

Human Capital Accumulation and Public Sector Growth »

Source: Human Capital Accumulation and Public Sector Growth

Volume/Issue: 1995/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , and Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

ISBN: 9781451950441

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, per capita income, per capita income levels, wage expenditure

The present paper takes a fresh theoretical and empirical look into the relationship between Wagner’s law and economic development. It introduces human capital into a classic two-sector model of unbalanced g...

6 Identifying the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Sub-Saharan Africa

6 Identifying the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction Central banks and researchers in low-income countries often use structural vector auto-regression (SVAR) models estimated on aggregate macroeconomic data to develop a...

Human Capital Accumulation and Public Sector Growth

Human Capital Accumulation and Public Sector Growth »

Volume/Issue: 1995/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , and Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451950441.001

ISBN: 9781451950441

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, per capita income, per capita income levels, wage expenditure

The present paper takes a fresh theoretical and empirical look into the relationship between Wagner’s law and economic development. It introduces human capital into a classic two-sector model of unbalanced g...

Mainstreaming Statistics in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Approach to Provide for More Effective Technical Assistance
			: Some Experience at the IMF

Mainstreaming Statistics in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Approach to Provide for More Effective Technical Assistance : Some Experience at the IMF »

Volume/Issue: 2007/255

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robin Kibuka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868180.001

ISBN: 9781451868180

Keywords: PRSP, statistical strategies, evidence-based monitoring, MTEF, statistics, expenditure, surveys, public expenditure,

The paper reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) approach and efforts to build institutional statistical capacity to permit evidence-based monitoring of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs). Integrat...

9 Implementation Errors and Incomplete Information

9 Implementation Errors and Incomplete Information »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction As discussed in Chapter 6, recent empirical work has failed to find much evidence of a monetary transmission mechanism in low-income countries, including in Africa. So...

11 Implications of Food Subsistence for Monetary Policy and Inflation

11 Implications of Food Subsistence for Monetary Policy and Inflation »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction Central banks in low-income countries (LICs) have been adopting elements of inflation targeting since the mid-1990s, including an elevated focus on price stability and...

19 Inflation Forecast Targeting in a Low-Income Country: The Case of Ghana

19 Inflation Forecast Targeting in a Low-Income Country: The Case of Ghana »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction Over the past two decades, numerous monetary authorities have used inflation targeting to solve a chronic inflation problem. 1...