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Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation

Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation »

Source: Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation : The Case of Sierra Leone

Volume/Issue: 2008/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kadima Kalonji , Jan Gottschalk , and Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871296

Keywords: Historical decomposition, impulse response, variance decomposition, vector autoregression (VAR), monetary policy, central bank, aggregate demand,

This paper examines the determinants of inflation in Sierra Leone using a structural vector autoregression (VAR) approach to help forecast inflation for operational purposes. Despite data limitations, the paper acc...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak

IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak »

Source: Sierra Leone : Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2014/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498375467

Keywords: external debt, balance of payments, current account, central bank, treasury bills

KEY ISSUES Background. The Ebola outbreak that started in one district in late May has spread to the entire country, overwhelming already weak institutions and ill-equipped medical facilities. At end-August, over...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under ECF Arrangement for Sierra Leone and Approves US$6.9 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under ECF Arrangement for Sierra Leone and Approves US$6.9 Million Disbursement »

Source: Sierra Leone : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone.

Volume/Issue: 2012/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475513158

Keywords: external debt, central bank, current account, debt management, debt sustainability

The discussions took place in Freetown during March 29-April 11, 2012; and in Washington (April 21-24, 2012). They focused on conditions for completing the fourth ECF review, corrective measures to be implemented t...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Third Reviews Under ECF with Sierra Leone and Approves $US 13.8 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Third Reviews Under ECF with Sierra Leone and Approves $US 13.8 Million Disbursement »

Source: Sierra Leone : Second and Third Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone.

Volume/Issue: 2011/361

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929152

Keywords: credit, prices, payments, central bank, domestic financing

Sierra Leone's economic activity is expanding, and the medium-term outlook is favorable. Real GDP growth picked up to about 5 percent in 2010-11, while the commencement of an iron ore megaproject in 2012 is expecte...

Sierra Leone
			: Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Sierra Leone : Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review »

Volume/Issue: 2014/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498375467.002

ISBN: 9781498375467

Keywords: external debt, balance of payments, current account, central bank, treasury bills

KEY ISSUES Background. The Ebola outbreak that started in one district in late May has spread to the entire country, overwhelming already weak institutions and ill-equipped medical facilities. At end-August, over...

Sierra Leone
			: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Financing Assurances Review:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone. »

Volume/Issue: 2012/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475513158.002

ISBN: 9781475513158

Keywords: external debt, central bank, current account, debt management, debt sustainability

The discussions took place in Freetown during March 29-April 11, 2012; and in Washington (April 21-24, 2012). They focused on conditions for completing the fourth ECF review, corrective measures to be implemented t...

Sierra Leone
			: Second and Third Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review:  Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone : Second and Third Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone. »

Volume/Issue: 2011/361

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463929152.002

ISBN: 9781463929152

Keywords: credit, prices, payments, central bank, domestic financing

Sierra Leone's economic activity is expanding, and the medium-term outlook is favorable. Real GDP growth picked up to about 5 percent in 2010-11, while the commencement of an iron ore megaproject in 2012 is expecte...

Sierra Leone
			: Statistical Annex

Sierra Leone : Statistical Annex »

Volume/Issue: 1996/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834437.002

ISBN: 9781451834437

Keywords: expenditure, recurrent expenditure, public debt, domestic expenditure, central bank

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation
			: The Case of Sierra Leone

Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation : The Case of Sierra Leone »

Volume/Issue: 2008/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kadima Kalonji , Jan Gottschalk , and Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871296.001

ISBN: 9781451871296

Keywords: Historical decomposition, impulse response, variance decomposition, vector autoregression (VAR), monetary policy, central bank, aggregate demand,

This paper examines the determinants of inflation in Sierra Leone using a structural vector autoregression (VAR) approach to help forecast inflation for operational purposes. Despite data limitations, the paper acc...