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Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa1

Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa1 »

Source: Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , Anupam Basu , and Anthony Calamitsis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847093

Keywords: growth rates, inflation, real gdp, inflation rates, economic growth

This paper analyzes the factors affecting economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, using data for 1981–97. The results indicate that per capita real GDP growth is positively influenced by economic policies tha...

Appendix Country Data

Appendix Country Data »

Source: Credibility Without Rules

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Carlo Cottarelli , and Curzio Giannini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 1997

ISBN: 9781557756442

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, inflation, central bank, monetary policy

Information from Tables Information was collected for 100 countries (of which 22 were industrial countries according to the classification published in the IMF’s International Financ...

Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts

Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts »

Source: Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts : Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the Presence of Remittances

Volume/Issue: 2006/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Gapen , Thomas Cosimano , and Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863215

Keywords: Ramsey policies, optimal monetary policy, remittance, money growth, inflation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Factor Movements And International Business,

This paper uses a stochastic dynamic general equilibrium model to investigate the influence of countercyclical remittances on the conduct of fiscal and monetary policy and trace their effects on real and nominal va...

Botswana

Botswana »

Source: Botswana : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Price Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498319065

Keywords: Price indexes, Gross domestic product, Price structures, Economic growth, Consumption, price data, PPI, CPI, rebasing, national account

A technical assistance (TA) mission was conducted by AFRITAC South (AFS)1 during February 4-15, 2019 in response to a request from Statistics Botswana (SB) to assist with updating the consumer price index (CPI) and...

Botswana: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Botswana: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Botswana : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484343111

Keywords: balance of payments, output growth, current account balance, external position, imported goods

This paper discusses 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights slower economic performance and financial risks in Botswana. The output growth is expected to remain broadly unchanged in 2013 as strong nonmining sector...

Botswana: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Botswana: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Botswana : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484343111

Keywords: balance of payments, output growth, current account balance, external position, imported goods

This paper discusses 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights slower economic performance and financial risks in Botswana. The output growth is expected to remain broadly unchanged in 2013 as strong nonmining sector...

Botswana: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Botswana: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Botswana : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484343111

Keywords: balance of payments, output growth, current account balance, external position, imported goods

This paper discusses 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights slower economic performance and financial risks in Botswana. The output growth is expected to remain broadly unchanged in 2013 as strong nonmining sector...

Can the IMF's Medium-Term Growth Projections Be Improved?

Can the IMF's Medium-Term Growth Projections Be Improved? »

Source: Can the IMF's Medium-Term Growth Projections Be Improved?

Volume/Issue: 2004/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Zalduendo , and Catia Batista

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451874488

Keywords: Model estimation, forecasting, growth, inflation, statistic, terms of trade, inflation rates, Model Construction and Estimation, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

Numerous reports have noted that the IMF's medium-term growth projections are overly optimistic, raising questions as to how these can be improved. To this end, we estimate a growth model and examine its out-of-sam...

Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing

Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing »

Source: Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing : Empirical Evidence and Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1991/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nurun Choudhry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1991

ISBN: 9781451976373

Keywords: effects of inflation, monetary base, inflation tax, central bank

The paper provides empirical evidence on collection lags in major categories of government revenue and analyzes the estimated revenue-eroding effects of inflation within the standard model of inflationary finance....

Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa

Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa »

Source: Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Honohan , and Stephen O'Connell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451848526

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary financing, foreign exchange

In post-independence sub-Saharan Africa, institutional arrangements for monetary policy have taken a variety of forms, although the historical evolution of many African financial systems has been similar. This pape...